Energy Poor by Pippo Ranci, Matteo Leonardi, Laura Susani now available to download in English
Among various indicators of deprivation that are used to measure world poverty, two refer to energy: 1.1 billion people have no access to electricity and 2.9 billion can only cook or warm their home by using an open fire commonly known as three stone fire.
It is an issue of inequality, a danger to health, an obstacle to development, a damage to the environment, a penalty to women.
This book illustrates the “energy poverty” issue which has been recognised as an emergency in 2015 by the United Nations through the definition of Sustainable Development Goal no.7: “Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all”.
This publication is now available in Italian hardcopy and to download in both Italian and English.
For further information and to purchase the book:
Buy a copy of the e-book from il Mulino here.
Buy a copy of the e-book from Amazon here.
To learn more about energy poverty and the importance of universal access to modern energy watch our interview with Pippo Ranci.