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Decoupling Economic Growth and Energy Consumption

Decoupling Economic Growth and Energy Consumption

Gita Subramony for Zondits, April 14, 2015. Image credit: Ylebru The world’s economic growth continues to decouple from energy consumption. In the USA, energy demand has remained relatively flat since 2007 despite economic growth. One of the factors leading to this trend is more advanced and cheaper energy efficient technologies. LEDs are a great example

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New Report Links Sustainable Cities & Industrial Energy Efficiency with Economic Growth

Green cities and industry key to sustainable future Institute for Industrial Productivity Media Release, March 3, 2015 Report finds strong link between sustainable cities and industrial energy efficiency in growth economies The projected growth of cities coupled with higher energy demand spells trouble for urban poor and the environment if industry doesn’t improve its energy