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[Ambassador report] THEMATIC REPORT: RENEWABLE ENERGY

by Okoth Okoth | 20-10-2019 03:27 Comments 4 Comments recommendations 0 recommendations



Energy is the golden thread that connects economic growth, social equity, and environmental sustainability. With access to energy, people can study, go to university, get a job, start a business and reach their full potential", remarked Ban Ki Moon in the context of “Sustainable Energy for All” initiative development in 2012.

Increasing society’s use of clean energy, which does not emit greenhouse gases, is crucial to deliver the key goal of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, which is to limit the global average temperature rise to as close as possible to 1.5 degrees Celsius. In order to achieve the limit, more young people are needed because they form a bigger percentage of many countries population and they are mostly affected with harsh environmental conditions due to environmental pollution.

Without access to energy, thousands of major human activities would come to stand still. Medical and hospitals’ devices, food production, security, industries, businesses and so much more would stop working without it.
However, not all the forms of energy we need are renewable. National Geographic has estimated that even with innovations happening in the energy sector, only 6 percent of the energy used worldwide comes from renewable sources. Coming up with clean energy sources is vital for fighting climate change and limiting its most devastating effects.

An estimated three billion people, 41 percent of the world’s population, still don’t have access to clean energy and technologies for lighting and cooking and about one billion people around the world, 17 percent of the world’s population, don't have access to energy at all.

Young people engagement in advocating for affordable, accessible and clean and ensuring access to clean energy for all is essential. There are breeds of young people who have shown that they are capable of advocating for the presence of cleaner energy such as geothermal energy and wind in their countries and different regions. 
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4 Comments

Kushal Naharki

  • Kushal Naharki says :
    Hello Okoth

    I do hope that you are fine and doing great with your works.
    Thank you for your report about RENEWABLE ENERGY

    Green Cheers from Nepal :)
    Keep writing great reports.
    We are eager to read more reports from you.

    Regards,
    Kushal Naharki

    Posted 26-10-2019 10:37

Hyeongmin Mentor

  • Hyeongmin Mentor says :
    Hi Okoth

    Renewable energy is one of the major ways of obtaining sustainable growth. I'm very surprised that 17% percent of people don't have access to any kind of the energy. Installation of the renewable power source can be a huge benefit to them, since there is no need for base materials like coal or oil.

    Youth's enthusiastic advocacy to renewable energy will eventually make clean environment, since they are future heros and leaders of the world.

    Thank you for the great report.
    Posted 23-10-2019 06:04

Lisa Mentor

  • Lisa Mentor says :
    Hello Okoth,
    It's Lisa again:)

    I feel like you have given us a really important thing
    it's not just a matter of developing new, eco-friendly energy but it's an issue of whether or not the new energy is accessible to everyone in our world.
    I guess it's why we say 'Sustainable Energy for All', not just 'sustainable energy'.
    Personally, I think that there are many improvements made worldwide regarding the new technologies and sciences that are required for renewable energy. Also, many of those successes include sustainability in the amount it generates it can actually meet the demand of the people. If this is the case, I think it's time that we think about how we are going to share this wonderful innovation with people around the world. The cost, the technological barrier, and many more issues need to be solved. I hope we see more improvements involving this part of sustainable energy.

    Thank you for the great article.
    Really enjoyed it!
    Posted 20-10-2019 21:40

Meena Pandey

  • Meena Pandey says :
    Hello Okoth Okoth!!!
    I hope you are fine and doing great.
    Thank you for the well written report.
    Golden thread of renewable energy must be strengthened by its maximum use.

    Keep writing and shining.

    Warm regards,
    Meena

    GREEN CHEERS
    Posted 20-10-2019 15:14

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