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Contents; Foreword; Preface
Executive Summary
Part I: Energy at the World Summit for Sustainable Development
Part II: Basic Energy Facts
Part III: Energy and Major Global Issues
Part IV: Energy Resources and Technological Options
Part V: Are Sustainable Futures Possible?
Part VI: Policies and Actions to Promote Energy for Sustainable Development
Annexes; Contributor Bios

World Energy Assessment Overview: 2004 Update

Nov 28, 2015

The document presents the linkages between energy and the MDGs, describes the discussions and outcomes that emerged from CSD-9 and WSSD, and outlines the latest energy trends, new energy related technologies, and energy policy options for a sustainable future. It also examines distinct regional challenges and describes how key energy issues directly impact achievement of development objectives.

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