Posts tagged with 'David Satterthwaite'
We’re Grossly Underestimating the World’s Water Access Crisis
We’re Grossly Underestimating the World’s Water Access Crisis
When affordability and reliability are taken into account, we are far from universal water access. Photo by Hassan Hote/Flickr[/caption]In Cape Town, South Africa, and Chennai, India, “Day Zero” events where cities run out of water have drawn global media attention. ...
Powering Cities in the Global South: How Energy Access for All Benefits the Economy and the Environment
Powering Cities in the Global South: How Energy Access for All Benefits the Economy and the Environment
Kumar is the sole provider for his family. He runs an ironing service in Bengaluru that brings in between $6 and $7.50 a day, enough to barely get by. When the power cuts out two to three times a day ...
Why Now Is the Time to Make Energy Access in Cities a Top Priority
Why Now Is the Time to Make Energy Access in Cities a Top Priority
Urban leaders from around the world are meeting in Quito, Ecuador, on October 17-20, 2016, to set the global agenda for the future of cities at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, known as Habitat III. ...