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Top UN Official: 2030 Renewable Energy Target to be 30%

June 7th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

I reported one month ago on the United Nation's ground-breaking new renewable energy report (a "Renewable Energy Bible" as some have called it). The report, among other things, showed that we could get approximately 80% of our energy from renewable resources by 2050 (currently, we're at about 13%, but with wind and solar still playing a minor part). Now, a top UN official -- Kandeh Yumkella, head of the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) -- has said that he wants a goal set of getting 30% from renewable energy sources by



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