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How clean energy can meet most of Paris Agreement’s energy-related goals

Dolf Gielen

Ahead of the G20 meeting which starts in Hamburg, Germany at the end of the week, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has published a report showing that clean energy could achieve 90% of the energy-related CO emission reductions required to meet the central goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Nations agreed in Paris in 2015 to limit the ...

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CEM8: Clean energy challenge demands global leadership

CEM8

Energy ministers and high-level representatives from 24 countries and the European Commission who met in Beijing, China from Tuesday, June 6 to Thursday, June 8, 2017 for the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8) meeting, reviewed the latest advances in clean energy technology and discuss how to advance the global clean energy transition. “CEM is becoming a leading international cooperation platform ...

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Apple issues second Green Bond to finance clean energy

Tim Cook

Apple Inc., which issued the biggest green bond ever sold by a U.S. corporation last year to finance projects fighting global warming, is doing it again. On Tuesday, June 23, 2017 the iPhone maker issued a $1 billion green bond to fund renewable energy generation. It builds on $1.5 billion worth of bonds the Cupertino, California-based company sold a year ...

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Global coal production shows 2016 record low

Coal

Is it the end of an era for coal? Production of the fossil fuel dropped by a record amount in 2016, according to BP Plc’s annual review of global energy trends. China, the world’s biggest energy consumer, burned the least coal in six years and use dropped in the U.S to a level last seen in the 1970s, the company’s data ...

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UN, GCF, support Ghana, Tonga’s clean energy, drought resilience drive

Jukka Uosukainen

In what looks like the first collaboration of its kind, the Governments of Ghana and Tonga will receive Readiness and Preparatory Support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for green technology assistance delivered by the Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN), thus marking a new engagement between the Finance and Technology Mechanisms of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ...

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Nigeria has potential to be Africa’s clean energy hub, says Fadina

CISME Consulting

Nigeria has all it takes to be the Africa centre for promoting and setting up projects on clean energy and sustainable investments. This was the submission of Prince Lekan Fadina, Chairman of CISME Consulting Limited, during the Project Development and Financing Workshop for the 3rd cycle of the West Africa forum for Clean Energy financing (WAFCEF3) held last month in ...

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Experts list benefits of industrial energy efficiency

Dialogue-Bonn

Boosting energy efficiency is a key part of climate action, but it also brings significant co-benefits. That was a clear message from the discussions at the UNFCCC Technology Executive Committee’s thematic dialogue on industrial energy efficiency, held during its 14th meeting in Bonn, Germany. At the dialogue, experts from around the world discussed how to boost and scale up industrial energy efficiency in developing ...

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Trump voters support action on climate, clean energy

George-Mason-Centre

U.S. President Donald Trump has questioned the reality of global warming and cast doubt on America’s participation in global efforts to address the problem. Using data from a recent survey titled: “Climate Change in the American Mind” and conducted after the election, the Centre for Climate Change Communication of the George Mason University in the U.S. assessed Trump voters’ views about global ...

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Developing nations need finance to green power sectors, says study

wind

Countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean urgently need financial support to green their power sectors and thereby implement their national climate action plans under the Paris Climate Change Agreement. This is a key finding of a survey conducted by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on behalf of the Nairobi Framework Partnership (NFP), which looks ...

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More companies commit to renewable energy

wind

Wells Fargo & Co., Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and VF Corporation – owner of many apparel and footwear brands including The North Face, Timberland, and Wrangler – are among a group of world-leading businesses from diverse sectors of the economy that on Tuesday, during Climate Week NYC 2016, joined RE100 with commitments to 100% renewable power. The eight new joiners also include cloud computing companies VMware Inc. and Rackspace Inc.; global alcoholic ...

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