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Better energy indicators for sustainable development

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The UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 aims to deliver affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. Tracking progress towards the targets under this goal can spur better energy statistics and data gathering capacity, and will require new indicators that also consider the interplay with other goals.

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  1. Centre for Integrated Energy Research, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.

    • Peter G. Taylor
  2. Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.

    • Peter G. Taylor
  3. Low Carbon Energy Research Group, School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK.

    • Peter G. Taylor
  4. Division for Sustainable Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations Secretariat Building, 405 East 42nd Street, New York NY 10017, USA.

    • Kathleen Abdalla
    •  & Ivan Vera
  5. International Energy Agency, 31–35 Rue de la Fédération, 75739 Paris Cedex 15, France.

    • Roberta Quadrelli

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