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UN commission hears calls for major policy push to promote energy efficiency

Delegates to the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development meeting in New York today proposed a wide range of measures aimed at helping to bring modern energy services to the poor, reduce energy waste and cut climate change-causing greenhouse gases.

New UN report shows industrial development as engine of economic growth

Developing countries need greater technological capabilities and flexibility to succeed in an increasingly competitive and fast paced global environment, according to a new report by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.