In praise of power

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Science  08 Aug 2014:
Vol. 345, Issue 6197, pp. 603
DOI: 10.1126/science.1259026


The importance of energy for development is underscored by the United Nations declaration of 2014 to 2024 as the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All. Among the goals is to provide universal access to electricity and clean cooking. Each laudable in itself, the two goals actually overlap.