Woman carrying wood and leaves

Sustainable energy choices

As economies and populations grow, our energy consumption and demand will continue to soar for many years to come. Better consumption patterns and looking at nature to provide affordable and locally adapted energy solutions are key to a sustainable energy future, Nadine McCormick, IUCN Energy Network Coordinator explains. …  

01 Jun 2010 | Audio

Wind power operated by FEA provides Fiji with between 5-10 megawats of electricity.

The future of sustainable energy

Our demand for energy continues to soar, especially for the relatively cheap oil and gas that has formed the basis of how almost all of our communities have developed over the past century.
Population growth, economic development and changing consumption patterns mean that energy demand will continue increasing in the future. Andrea Athanas is Senior Programme Officer for IUCN's Business and Biodiversity Programme. Here she talks about how we can meet the increasing demand for energy without increasing the impact on natural ecosystems, such as forests, oceans and rivers.

01 Jun 2010 | Audio