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Historically, extractive industries have also been a major driver of economic growth, particularly for now-advanced economies that benefitted during and after the Industrial Revolution. Currently, mineral resource extraction plays a dominant role in the economies of 81 countries that account for a quarter of global GDP, half of the world’s population and nearly 70 per cent of those living in
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The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an abrupt, even if temporary, halt to some of these trends, and underscored systemic vulnerabilities in health, economic, social and other systems, including those related to energy and industry. Failure to transition quickly to more sustainable systems will perpetuate these vulnerabilities, while also jeopardizing the fight against climate change and
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 Hard Talks in ECE Countries on How to Increase Renewable Energy UptakeThis publication explores the outcomes of Hard Talks carried out in Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Serbia and Ukraine, from 2016 until early 2019. The study provides an outline of the
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Status and Perspectives for Renewable Energy Development in the UNECE Region 2017The UNECE and the  German Energy Agency (dena) have joined forces to issue this report, which features good practices for and experiences of renewable energy policymaking. All countries can benefit from the
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Removing Barriers to the Use of Natural Gas as Maritime Transportation FuelENERGY SERIES No. 54This report on Removing Barriers to the Use of Natural Gas as Maritime Transportation Fuel is another step in ourexploration of the catalytic role of natural gas in attaining the Sustainable Development Goals, and in
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Best Practice Policy Guidance for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)Case Study: Small Scale LNG – Truck LoadingENERGY SERIES No. 50The transportation of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) via truck loading is a fast growing vector of natural gas delivery and the main alternative to supply via pipelines. According to the
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The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21)  issued the REN21 UNECE Renewable Energy Status Report 2017.  The UNECE Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Status Report 2017 provides a comprehensive overview of the current status of renewable
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Deployment of Renewable Energy: the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem Nexus ApproachThe water-energy-food-ecosystems nexus approach comes in with the objective of promoting coordination and integrated planning and sustainable management of interlinked resources across sectors
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The Role of Gas in Sustainable Energy (Booklet - December 2015)Liquefied natural gas (LNG) – towards global gas marketsRecent market developments point to a fundamental change in the role of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the global energy landscape. The use of LNG to transport natural gas is poised to grow dramatically
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Renewable Energy – A Crucial Role in the Future Energy Mix (Booklet - December 2015)Renewable energy resources are one means to reduce the carbon intensity of the energy sector, improve energy security and encourage sustainable development. Investing in renewable energy resources can also be a cost-
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DocumentsENGExecutive SummaryPDFIntroduction and overviewPDFChapter 1
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NATURAL GAS FOR VEHICLES (NGV)June 2012IGU WORKING COMMITTEE 5 – UTILISATION of GASSTUDY GROUP 5.3 – NATURAL GAS VEHICLES (NGV)andUN ECE WORKING PARTY ON GASJOINT REPORT
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UNECE WPG STUDYUNECE Study on Underground Gas Storage in Europe and Central Asiain close cooperation with INTERNATIONAL GAS UNIONReviews the main trends in the underground gas storage in the UNECE regionContributes to increased visibility of future capacity and investment needsDiscusses regulatory, cost and operational
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UNECE WPG STUDYThe Impact of Liberalization of Natural Gas Markets in the UNECE region--Efficiency and Security 17 March 2012Liberalization of gas markets is at various stages throughout the 56-country UNECE region. Most countries that have liberalized have done so formally but rarely claim to have reached a satisfactory
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The objective of the Blue Corridor Project is to establish transport corridors for heavy duty transport vehicles using compressed natural gas (CNG) as fuel instead of diesel, both because of its economic and environmental advantages...Symbol Number: ENERGY/2003/8ISBN: NADownloadENG: http://www.unece.org/energy/pub/blue1.pdf
ДОКЛАД ЕЭК ООН О СОСТОЯНИИ ВОЗОБНОВЛЯЕМОЙ ЭНЕРГЕТИКИREN21 и Европейская экономическая комиссия ООН (ЕЭК ООН) объединили свои усилия в подготовке доклада ЕЭК ООН о состоянии возобновляемой энергетики, который охватывает 17 выбранных стран-членов ЕЭК ООН и является составной частью серии региональных докладов,