strategy

Supporting use of new and renewable energy sources

Synonyms:
Facilitating use of environmentally sound energy
Context:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.
Implementation:
Up to now, research and development activity has been substantially skewed towards nuclear power. The member countries of the International Energy Agency (IEA) allocate only 6% to renewables.
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 15: Life on Land