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SEforALL

Billions of people still lack access to electricity, clean cooking and other forms of modern, clean energy. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have an ambitious objective to close these energy gaps so that sustainable energy access for all can be achieved by 2030. Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) is all about catalyzing faster, bolder action to realize SDG 7 – the goal on universal energy access – and support the Paris Climate Agreement.

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10 Past Nobel Peace Prize Winners You Should Know
Daniele Selby

The Nobel Peace Prize, awarded to “the person who shall have done the most or the best work” to facilitate international cooperation, reduce conflict, and promote international peace, will be announced on Oct. 6. Among this year’s favorites to win are Angela Merkel, Pope Francis, and the group of volunteer humanitarian responders in Syria known as The White Helmets, Time reports. In anticipation of Friday’s big reveal, Global Citizen took a retrospective view of past Nobel Peace Prize winners and their accomplishments.

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You won’t be able to drive a car that runs on gasoline or diesel in France beyond the year 2040
France Is Banning Gasoline-Powered Cars by 2040
Joe McCarthy

You won’t be able to drive a car that runs on gasoline or diesel in France beyond the year 2040, according to the country’s new environmental minister, Nicolas Hulot. The decision will accelerate France’s transition to a carbon-neutral society by 2050, and it continues president Emmanuel Macron’s elevation of environmental initiatives since he took office earlier this year.

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The Birth of an Idea
Michele Sullivan

This is the story of a woman. A woman I will call Mary. I met Mary in Tanzania last year, and she told me a story of change. Mary’s story is not unique. Across the globe, there are more than 1.2 billion people who live on less than 2 dollars a day.

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4 Good News Stories You May Have Missed in February
Aaron Sherinian, United Nations Foundation

While the news is often filled with sobering stories, it’s also filled with stories of breakthroughs and progress that are changing lives for the better. These stories are a reminder that when people take action, we can make the world a better place.

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Aaron Sherinian, United Nations Foundation

While the news is often filled with sobering stories, it’s also filled with stories of breakthroughs and progress that are changing lives for the better. These stories are a reminder that when people take action, we can make the world a better place.

How Africa Is Hacking Its Energy Crisis
Laura Ling, ONE

Laura Ling reports on the life and death issues of energy poverty in Tanzania.

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Laura Ling, ONE

Laura Ling reports on the life and death issues of energy poverty in Tanzania.