World Bank: Business as usual will fail to give sustainable energy for all

Jessica Shankleman
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New report warns a doubling or tripling of financial flows into clean energy supplies will be needed to meet UN's energy goals

Governments and businesses must double or even triple investments in new clean sources of energy, according to a new World Bank report that warns over a billion people still lack access to reliable electricity...

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