Among the countries with the highest number of mini grids, the top 4 are in South Asia.

Divyanshi Wadhwa, Bassam Sebti |

A new report examines case studies of successful biodigester programs and discusses how agriculture programs can support the expansion of clean cooking technologies.

Katie Kennedy Freeman |

Newly released estimates from satellite data show a 3% increase in global gas flaring globally in 2018 to 145 billion cubic meters (bcm).

Zubin Bamji |

Although they are facing many similar challenges, the transport and energy sectors seem to be working in parallel tracks. If we want to find credible solutions to the climate challenge, it is…

Nancy Vandycke |

Photo: LIC/Flickr No matter how you measure it, the impact of air pollution is startling. According to new research, air pollution worldwide cuts life expectancy by 1.8 years for an average person…

Javier Morales Sarriera, Gurpreet Singh Sehmi |

This blog is the third in a series of nine blogs on commodity market developments, elaborating on themes discussed in April 2019 edition of the World Bank’s Commodity Markets Outlook.   Natural…

Peter Nagle |

The conflict in Yemen is entering its fifth year. The humanitarian and economic costs are devastating, and the country’s ailing infrastructure is collapsing. Public electricity is almost…

Ghassan Khaled Ismail Al-Akwaa |