This graphic illustrates both areas of emerging consensus and sticking points among key players involved in enhanced international action on technology development and deployment.
Key among the con
Please see our Congo Basin Forest Atlases page for the latest versions of our Congo Basin Atlases, along with links to interactive maps, desktop mapping applications, GIS data, posters, and contact informati
Unlike coral reefs, which can protect wide swaths of the coast, mangroves protect the immediately adjacent shoreline.
Globally, solar resources are abundant. Solar resources in Australia, Mexico, the Middle East, and southern and northern Africa are especially promising.
The Southeast region's share of GHG emissions is rapidly increasing as GHG emissions growth outpaces the national average.
Notes: Totals do not include emissions from land-use change and forestry o
Energy use is the largest driver of GHG emissions, primarily the burning of fossil fuels in the electricity generation, transportation, and industrial sectors.
Notes: Industrial, residential, and c
In the Southeast from 1997 to 2006, total fossil fuel consumption increased approximately 14 percent, outpacing the national average rate of 5 percent growth.
As of 2006, the Southeast relied on fossil fuel sources for approximately 80 percent of its total energy consumption (see chart), a total that is similar to, but slightly below, the national average o
Energy efficiency is significantly cheaper than producing electricity with new power plants (see chart) and offers additional economic and environmental benefits.
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