Runways Underwater: Maps Show Where Rising Seas Threaten 80 Airports Around the World
Airports are a major part of a country’s infrastructure. In addition to being travel hubs, they also enable economic activities and play a key role in national security. But many are vulnerable to sea level rise, especially those established in low-lying coastal areas.
Which Countries Use the Most Fossil Fuels?
Although renewable energy is growing rapidly around the world, fossil fuels still make up a majority of the world’s energy use. In 2017, 81 percent of the energy the world consumed was oil, coal and natural gas. Nearly 15 billion metric tons of fossil fuels are consumed every year.
The State of Electricity Access, in 3 Maps
< Blog Share Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on email Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in April 2018 that every village in India now has access to electricity. Although this achievement didn’t receive much attention, it’s one of the biggest milestones in the history of energy, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). Since […]