This post is an overview of the Vital Signs Online report available for purchase. Click here for a preview of the full report.Global energy intensity, defined as worldwide total energy consumption divided by gross world product, decreased 0.19 percent in 2013. Although this may not seem impressive, considering that … Continue Reading ››
This post is an overview of the Vital Signs Online report available for purchase. Click here for a preview of the full report by guest contributor Joel Stronberg.According to the most recent estimates, 2014 emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main contributor to global climate change, are projected to be 2.5 percent higher … Continue Reading ››
Some 1.2 billion people—almost a fifth of the world—live in areas of physical water scarcity, while another 1.6 billion face what can be called economic water shortage. The situation is only expected to worsen as population growth, climate change, investment and management shortfalls, and inefficient use of existing resources restrict the amount of water available to people.