Affordable and Clean Energy
Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
Renewable energy solutions are becoming cheaper, more reliable and more efficient every day. Our current reliance on fossil fuels is unsustainable and harmful to the planet, which is why we have to change the way we produce and consume energy. Implementing these new energy solutions as fast as possible is essential to counter climate change, one of the biggest threats to our own survival.
- Universal Access to Modern Energy
- Increase Global Percentage of Renewable Energy
- Double the Improvement in Energy Efficiency
- Promote Access to Research, Technology and Investments in Clean Energy
- Expand and Upgrade Energy Services for Developing Countries
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- Switch off your appliances at the socket. Turn off the lights when you’re not using them.
- Turn off your air conditioning, especially for sleeping – open a window or use a fan.
- Buy rechargeable electronics. Don’t buy or use one-use batteries.
- Don’t use multiple devices at the same time. Be mindful about this and only several devices when absolutely necessary.
- Use solar energy sources. Install solar panels in your home for your heating and electricity. Use solar technology – radio, charger, lights etc…
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