Renewables 2007: global status report

Renewable energy offers the planet a chance to reduce carbon emissions, clean the air, and put the civilization on a more sustainable footing. It also offers countries around the world the chance to improve their energy security and spur economic development. So much has happened in the renewable energy sector during the past five years that the perceptions lag far behind the reality of where the industry is today. This report gives us an integrated perspective on the global renewable energy situation that wasn