'Harder to reach than it was': World on track to miss universal clean and affordable energy target

Cecilia Keating
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Current trends suggest billions of people will still be reliant on harmful cooking fuel, and hundreds of millions without electricity by 2030, SDG report warns

The world remains far off track for meeting its universally-agreed targets for achieving universal access to clean and affordable energy for electricity and cooking, a major new multi-stakeholder report...

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