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How Brexit will transform energy, climate

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A post-Brexit UK will still have energy ties to the EU, but there will be big changes, writes Sara Stefanini in Politico. She lists five ways Brexit will impact energy and climate Britain’s departure from the EU will force broad changes to the bloc’s energy and climate policies, and remove a crucial ally for Central Europeans — but it will ...

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2016 Earth Hour: Youths demand actions to reverse climate change impact

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Over five thousand youths in eight West Africa countries have called on governments, as well as relevant private sector players to be more proactive and facilitate the establishment of sound institutional frameworks to help empower citizens to reverse the impact of climate change on sources of livelihoods and sustainable growth across the region. The youths, who constitute members of groups ...

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17 US governors agree to build clean energy future

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Seventeen US governors have agreed to jointly pursue clean energy goals, including better energy efficiency and higher rates of renewable energy, modernising the electricity grid and promoting electric and alternatively fueled vehicles. The governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future makes an economic case for expanding cooperation between states on renewable energy by supporting the growth of innovative US companies. The document ...

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Firm unveils CityInSight energy, emissions model for cities

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Canadian climate change and urban planning consultancy Sustainability Solutions Group (SSG) on Wednesday launched CityInSight: an open source energy, emissions and finances model for cities, at the COP21 in Paris. “Cities are demonstrating the will to take on energy and emissions challenges. CityInSight enables cities to rigorously explore the impact of policies and investments on the transition to a low ...

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Campaigners back solar, wind energy, knock biofuels

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The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has backed a move towards renewable energy sources such as solar and wind energy as a solution to addressing the energy crisis in the developing world. Dr Godwin Ojo, head of ERA/FoEN, who made the submission on Monday in Port Harcourt, River State, at the organisation’s 8th National Environment Congress, frowned ...

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Why more Nigerians are climbing down the energy ladder

Despite Nigeria’s large oil reserves, energy poverty appears to be one of the most striking characteristics of the citizenry, with the formal power sector consistently failing to deliver. With per capita electricity consumption falling below 150kwh, the situation looks dire. Rural communities, however, seem to suffer the most deprivation – even as a national programme to expand power to the ...

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Tackling Africa’s energy poverty sustainably

To address the persisting energy poverty on the African continent, national and community energy needs should be prioritised over global economic models. This formed part of a range of resolutions from a recent gathering of stakeholders, who urged civil society organisations (CSOs) to advocate for decentralised alternative energy with a focus on affordable and environment-friendly renewables. At the end of ...

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