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Energy and the United Nations.

A. G. Mezerik

Energy and the United Nations.

by A. G. Mezerik

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Published in [New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Power resources

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesInternational review service -- v.6, no. 59
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 66p.
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13526885M
    OCLC/WorldCa939316

    In , FAO, WHO and the United Nations University (UNU) convened an Expert Consultation on Energy in Human Nutrition, which provided the most recent review of requirements and other energy-related topics (FAO, ). As part of the preparatory process for both the Joint FAO/WHO/UNU Expert Consultation on Energy and that on 2. The Yearbook of the United Nations—published by the Department of Public Information—stands as the authoritative reference work on the activities and concerns of the Organization. Based on official UN documents, the Yearbookprovides comprehensive coverage of political and security matters, human rights issues, economic and social questions.

    Since , FAO has convened groups of experts to evaluate current scientific knowledge in order to define human energy requirements and propose dietary energy recommendations for populations. The World Health Organization joined this initiative in the early s, followed by the United Nations University in New scientific knowledge generated during the 20 years since the last. We reduce barriers to the uptake of renewable energy by raising awareness, working with the finance sector, and providing governments with information and advice. Renewables on the rise Currently, around 80% of global energy and 66% of electrical generation are supplied from fossil fuels, contributing approximately 60% of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions responsible for climate change.

    UN-Energy was initiated as a mechanism to promote coherence within the United Nations family of organizations in the energy field and to develop increased collective engagement between the United Nations and other key external stakeholders. Its envisaged role was to increase the sharing of information, encourage and facilitate joint programming and develop action-oriented approaches to. UN-Energy is an interagency mechanism within the system of the United Nations related to was created after the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, and its purpose is to create a coherent approach towards a sustainable energy system especially in developing countries to meet the Millennium Development Goals.. To do this, UN-Energy is reviewing energy-related.


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