Will COVID-19 further slow progress toward universal access to clean cooking — a key target of Sustainable Development Goal 7? This blog post delves into this important question by reporting the…

Yabei zhang, Zijun Li |

Sit back and launch the new online course: The Hidden Side of Energy Access: Understanding Clean Cooking. The first of its kind, this four-module course seeks to bring this grave reality to the…

Franck Gbaguidi, Franziska Deininger |

One of the most important prerequisites to the economic transformation of a country is reliable electricity supply. Reliable electricity is underpinned by a power sector that is financially…

Zainab Usman |

版本: Français | Español | العربية 可持续城市摄影作品竞赛的出发点很简单。我们想要了解世界各地的人们听到“可持续城市”这个词会“看”到什么。   About this series More blog posts   可持续城市全球平台从全球四十多个国收到就九十多张参赛作品,内容发人深省。 摄影师通过照片试图传递的是一种需求:对能使城市恢复能力更强、…

Xueman Wang, Dini Djalal |

Also available in: Français | Español | العربية The premise behind the Sustainable Cities photo competition was simple. [[tweetable]]We wanted to learn what people around the world “see” when they…

Xueman Wang, Dini Djalal |

Evaluating the optimal way to expand electricity access across a country is difficult, especially in countries where energy related data is scarce and not centralized. Geospatial plans informing…

Dimitris Mentis, Chiara Odetta Rogate, Yann Tanvez |

[[tweetable]]If climate change were a jigsaw puzzle, cities would be a key piece right at the center of it. [[/tweetable]]This was reinforced by more than 100 countries worldwide, which…

Stephen Hammer |

  Amina and her family in Dakar, Senegal have a metered private water tap in their yard,   but they don’t use it. (Photo: Sumila Gulyani / World Bank) Amina and her family had recently moved to…

Sumila Gulyani |

Much work remains to be done to ensure reliable electricity access for Africa's citizens. A number of complications are making it difficult to achieve this UN Sustainable Development Goal.…

Charles Feinstein |