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UNECE Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane and Just Transition striving to help countries with lowering the carbon footprint of their coal industries developed in partnership with the Global Methane Initiative (GMI) the Best Practice Guidance for Effective Management of Coal Mine Methane at
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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
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The 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide an ambitious and comprehensive framework that opens new perspectives for policymaking and international cooperation. Its integrated character highlights the linkages and complementarities that exist between different goals and
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Повестка дня в области устойчивого развития на период до 2030 года и установленные в ней Цели в области устойчивого развития (ЦУР) представляют собой масштабную и всеобъемлющую основу, открывающую новые перспективы для разработки политики и международного сотрудничества. Ее комплексный характер
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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
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The world’s energy sector is undergoing a profound transition. This transition is driven by the need to expand access to clean energy in support of socio-economic development, especially in emerging economies, while at the same time limiting the impacts of climate change, pollution and other
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Micro-, small and medium enterprises (MSME) are prominent in sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. MSME in the energy efficiency and renewable energy sectors were implementing innovative, circular, green and sustainable initiatives before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, so they are well-
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The multifaceted requirements of sustainable development are primarily dependent on the optimal and responsible use of natural resources.  A new paradigm of optimising resource efficiency and progressing towards a circular economy is required to realise the need for balanced development of natural
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Promoting Energy Efficiency Standards and Technologies to Enhance Energy Efficiency in BuildingsECE Energy Series No. 60Geneva, 2020Buildings today are responsible for approximately one third of total final energy
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Pathways to Sustainable Energy-Early Warning System ConceptEarly Warning System Concept highlights the important aspect of the early warning and planning system including those specific to adaptive policy pathways
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Pathways to Sustainable Energy – Accelerating Energy Transition in the UNECE RegionIn September 2015 countries agreed to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that comprises seventeen Sustainable Development
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How Natural Gas can Displace Competing Fuels(Geneva, 2019)If there is to be a significant role for gas as a transition fuel, let alone as a destination fuel, governments and international institutions in the UNECE
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How Natural Gas can Support the Uptake of Renewable Energy(Geneva, 2019)There is a strong medium-to-long-term future for gas so long as it wholeheartedly embraces the energy transition and partners with renewables to produce carbon-
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The Potential of Natural Gas to Penetrate New Markets(Geneva, 2019)The versatility of gas means it can be used for heat, for power, for combined heat and power (CHP), for petrochemicals and fertilisers, and in internal