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Missing Links Between Electricity Access and Development Priorities in Africa

  • Energy Access
  • Energy
  • sustainable development goals
  • electric grid
  • development
  • agriculture
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Nurses care for newborns at a maternity hospital in Sierra Leone. Photo by Dominic Chavez/World Bank.
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Closing Sub-Saharan Africa’s Electricity Access Gap: Why Cities Must Be Part of the Solution

  • Energy Access
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  • poverty
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power line in Kenya
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These 20 Water-Stressed Countries Have the Most Solar and Wind Potential

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Solar panels in Utah
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Bad Air to Better Oceans: 6 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in 2018

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40% of India’s Thermal Power Plants Are in Water-Scarce Areas, Threatening Shutdowns

  • Water
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  • mapping
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India power plant
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Power Plants Use Water, But We Have No Idea How Much

  • Water
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  • fossil fuels
  • mapping
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Power plant in Germany
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RELEASE: Report: Tanzania Mini-grid Sector Doubles with Bold Policy Approach

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  • Energy
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A power plant in India.
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As Clouds Head for the Poles, Time to Prepare for Food and Water Shocks

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Lake Michigan sunrise
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Solving the Twin Crises of Energy and Water Scarcity

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Power plant and water
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WRI Calls SDGs "A Bold New Agenda For International Development"

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Now Comes the Hard Part: 4 Key Challenges to SDGs

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The Sustainable Development Goals aim to eradicate poverty and inequalities and spur economic growth while respecting planetary boundaries. UN Photo/Cia Pak.
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Building a Brighter Future – Powered by Renewable Energy

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Barefoot solar engineers in Tinginaput, India. Photo by DFID/Flickr.
  • Economics
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The Clean Power Plan: What’s Water Got To Do With It?

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When it comes to water and fracturing, it’s all about location and time. Photo by Simon Fraser University/Flickr.
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6 Stories to Watch in 2015: Global Climate Deal, Sustainable Development Goals, Rising Water Risks and More

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Andrew Steer presented 2015's Stories to Watch before a packed house at the Press Club in Washington, D.C. Photo by Bill Dugan/WRI
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Energy-gulping Desalination Can’t Solve China’s Water Crisis Alone

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Tianjin is home to the Beijiang and Dagang desalination plants, which together are expected to account for a third of China’s 1.5-2 million-ton capacity by 2015. (Tianjin, China) Photo by Sam Gao/Flickr.
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  • drought
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