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Energy Profile: Burkina Faso
United Nations Environment Programme

Burkina Faso has a population of 17.08 million. Electricity production in 2015 was 69 ktoe with 89.8 per cent of it generated from fossil fuels. Final consumption of electricity in 2015 was 86 ktoe (AFREC, 2015).


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Energy Profile: Mauritania
United Nations Environment Programme

In 2015, total production of electricity was 177 ktoe, of which 80.7 per cent came from fossil fuels, 12.4 per cent from hydro and 6.7 per cent from solar and wind.


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Energy Profile: Togo
United Nations Environment Programme

Total electricity production in 2015 was 52 ktoe, with 71.1 per cent from fossil fuels and 23 per cent from hydro sources. Final consumption of electricity was 52 ktoe in 2015.


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Bridging the Gap: Carbon Dioxide Removal - The Emissions Gap Report 2017 Chapter 7
Smith, Pete, Friedmann, Julio

Carbon dioxide removal (sometimes called carbon removal or CDR) refers to a cluster of technologies, practices and approaches that remove and sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Despite the common denominator of removing carbon dioxide, these technologies can be very different.


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Lier l’évaluation environnementale intégrée aux politiques
United Nations Environment Programme
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Bridging the Emissions Gap: The Role of Non-state and Subnational actors - Pre-release version of a chapter of the forthcoming UN Environment Emissions Gap Report 2018
United Nations Environment Programme

This publication is part of a collaborative series of reports by over 30 organizations released in concert with the 2018 Global Climate Action Summit, which showcase the extraordinary action of states, regions, cities, businesses and investors – and assess the
opportunity for even greater impact. In this specific publication we focus on the role of nonstate and subnational actors in enhancing global climate ambition and bridging the emissions gap.


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More on Natural Health of Nations and Regions - Inclusive Wealth Report 2018: Measuring Sustainability and Well-being Chapter 3
Managi, Shunsuke

This chapter focuses on the role and importance of natural capital in measuring the IW of nations. The analysis is based on the same data set used in Chapter 1: a 140-country analysis of IW over 25 years (1990–2014). Following Arrow et al. (2012) and previous editions of the IWR, this report expands the scope of national capital in accounts of national wealth to allow for a broader understanding. In this report, national capital is classified into two major categories: (1) renewable resources and (2) non-renewable resources.


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Systemic Policy Approaches for Cross-cutting Issues - Global Environment Outlook (GEO-6): Healthy Planet, Healthy People Chapter 17
United Nations Environment Programme

This chapter evaluates the capacity of environmental policies to achieve transformational change in addressing cross-cutting global sustainable development challenges. To this end, the chapter addresses the major challenges of adapting socioeconomic systems to climate change, creating a sustainable agricultural and food production system, decarbonizing energy systems, and creating a circular economy.


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Foreword - Enhancing the Uptake and Impact of Corporate Sustainability Reporting: A Handbook and Toolkit for Policymakers and Relevant Stakeholders
United Nations Environment Programme

In the past decades there has been increasing demand for companies, and other organizations, to be more accountable and transparent in disclosing the impact of their activities and products. Sustainability reporting has therefore emerged as a useful tool for measuring and communicating companies’ sustainability performance, and determining their contribution to the global objectives of sustainable development. This publication has been produced to help advance the uptake and quality of sustainability reporting. Jointly, the handbook and the toolkit form a valuable and comprehensive source of information and a clear reference for policy makers willing
to play a leading role on this agenda in their respective countries.


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Energy Profile: Angola
United Nations Environment Programme

In 2013, Angola had a population of just over 21 million with an energy sector dominated by hydropower and oil (IEA, 2016). Electricity production in 2015 was 617 ktoe with 73.2 per cent of it generated from hydro and 24.7 per cent from fossil fuels (AFREC, 2015). Total final consumption (TFC) of electricity has been steadily increasing in recent years, rising from 132 ktoe in 2009 to 535 ktoe in 2015. In 2015, industry used 27.4 per cent of total electricity consumption (AFREC, 2015).


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