Energy Poverty and the Environment: The Global North Versus the Global South

Onyeaku, Chukwuka (2015-10-10)


Energy poverty affects poor communities and poor nations far more severely and directly than developed nations. Millions of people in Africa, Asia, and Latin America who are the energy-poor face hardship due to a lack of modern energy for use. Despite their minimal greenhouse gas emissions, the Energy Poor is burdened by floods, droughts, rising sea levels, and other disturbances caused by climate change.