Energy efficiency is seen more often as a means of reducing energy consumption and costs than as a way to expand the production of goods and services. But it can help raise a company’s manufacturing capacity, improve the quantity and quality of a city’s water supply, and provide more heating and cooling to improve attendance and learning in schools – all while keeping energy costs down. It is important to recognize such benefits of energy efficiency for low- and middle-income countries – and to factor them into economic assessments of projects and programs.
In June 2022, the government of South Sudan acknowledged that Egypt had delivered equipment for resuming its long-dormant Jonglei Canal megaproject by dredging tributaries of the White Nile.
In 2021, India emitted 2.7 billion metric tons of CO2 or 7 percent of the global total, ranking third globally.
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