Natural Resources, Water and Energy

DEV CAP ESCWA RESOURCE EFFICIENCY

Developing the Capacity of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Water-Energy Nexus Operational Toolkit Resource Efficiency Module

18 Apr 2017
ESCWA is implementing a UN Development Account (DA) Project on “Developing the Capacities of ESCWA Member Countries to Address the Water and Energy Nexus for Achieving Sustainable Developing Goals”. The DA project targets to strengthen the capacity of ESCWA member countries to achieve an integrat...
ENERGY SUSTAIN DEV ASIA PAC 2016

Energy for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

2016 Regional Trends Report

16 Mar 2017
With energy demand in Asia and the Pacific forecast to increase by 60 per cent from 2010 to 2035, access to reliable and adequate energy services will remain a focus for decades to come. Countries in the region need to maximize their potential, improve energy access, increase shares of renewable ...
DISTRICT ENERGY IN CITIES

District Energy in Cities

Unlocking the Potential of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

13 Mar 2017
This guide collects and summarizes good practices on the successful mediation of resource conflicts. It draws on the field experiences of mediators and mediation experts, specifically those with natural resource expertise. It also features lessons learned from UNEP’s work on environmental diploma...
OPTIONS FOR DECOUPLING ECONOMIC GR

Options for Decoupling Economic Growth from Water use and Water Pollution

A report of the Water Working Group of the International Resource Panel

17 Feb 2017
As the World population approaches nine billion, nearly half of all people could suffer water stress by 2030 as a result of accelerating urbanization, new consumption habits and climate change. This report provides option for a viable and sustainable alternative; one that swaps economic growth fu...
UNLOCKING SUSTAINABLE POTENTIAL

Unlocking the Sustainable Potential of Land Resources

Evaluation Systems, Strategies and Tools

17 Feb 2017
Land resources are one of nature’s most precious gifts. They feed us and help our societies and economies to thrive. Some 2.5 billion agricultural smallholders worldwide manage around 500 million small farms, providing more than 80 per cent of food consumed in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. These r...
ENERGY STATISTICS YRBK 2014

Energy Statistics Yearbook 2014

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Energy Statistics Yearbook / Annuaire des Statistiques de L'energie (Ser. J)
17 Feb 2017
The 2014 Energy Statistics Yearbook is the fifty-seventh issue in a series of annual compilations of internationally comparable statistics summarizing world energy trends. Annual data for 228 countries and areas for the period 2011 to 2014 are presented on production, trade and consumption of en...
ENERGY BALANCES 2014

2014 Energy Balances

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Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
17 Feb 2017
The 2014 Energy Balances publication presents energy data for over 200 countries and areas in a format which shows the overall picture of the yearly production, trade, transformation and consumption of energy products utilized in each country or area shown, for the years 2013 and 2014. Such a for...
ELECTRICITY PROFILES 2014

2014 Electricity Profiles

Series:
Energy Balances and Electricity Profiles / Bilans Energtiques et Profils du Secteur de Llectricit (Ser. W)
17 Feb 2017
The 2014 Electricity Profiles publication provides an overall picture of the electricity sector of over 200 countries and areas on an internationally comparable basis, for the years 2009-2014. It displays detailed information on production, trade and consumption of electricity, on net installed c...
TOWARDS SUS FUTURE ASIA PACI

Towards a Sustainable Future

Energy Connectivity in Asia and the Pacific Region

17 Feb 2017
This report, aimed at policy makers from Asia and the Pacific, provides a historical perspective on regional energy connectivity and its implementation challenges, as well as outlining an action plan for accelerated regional energy integration to bring shared benefits to ESCAP’s member States. Th...