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Why world needs swift transition to sustainable energy – Espinosa

patricia espinosa

Whilst setting out key deliverables for the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, at the end of this year, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa has underlined the critical importance of a swift transition to sustainable energy to tackle the global climate crisis. Patricia Espinosa, executive secretary of the UNFCCC According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), approximately two-thirds ...

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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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Renewable energy employs millions worldwide – Report

Adnan Z. Amin

More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). “Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017”, released at IRENA’s 13th Council meeting, provides the latest employment figures of the renewable energy sector and insight into the factors affecting the renewable labour market. ...

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Report identifies Philippines’ renewable energy potential

Alfonso-Cusi

Renewable energy sector policy making and institutional evolution can support maintaining Philippines’ development momentum and allow it to achieve energy independence, according to a new report released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Titled “Renewables Readiness Assessment: Philippines”, the report identifies issues that the country needs to resolve to unlock the full potential of its renewable energy resources. “Like many ...

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Energy carbon emission reduceable by 70% by 2050 – Study

Adnan Z. Amin

Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released on Monday, March 20, 2017 by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). “Perspectives for the Energy Transition: Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition”, launched on the occasion of the Berlin ...

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Dominican Republic charts course to renewable future

Dolf Gielen

Creating a sustainable future is the responsibility of all countries, and that includes allocating a greater share of the world’s energy mix to renewables. A new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Renewable Energy Prospects: Dominican Republic, finds the Dominican Republic could by 2030 increase its share of modern renewable energy from 9% to 27%, and its share of renewable ...

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Reactions trail IRENA renewable energy analysis

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The Climate Action Network International (CAN) has responded to the IRENA REmap report that shows how governments can double the share of renewables in the global energy mix by 2030 and collectively save up to US$4.2 trillion annually. The analysis comes a day after the International Energy Agency (IEA) said that economic growth has decoupled from carbon pollution due largely to the ...

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36% renewables ‘ll boost world’s GDP by $1.3tr, says report

Adnan Z. Amin

Achieving a 36 per cent share of renewable energy in the global energy mix by 2030 would increase global gross domestic product (GDP) by up to 1.1 per cent, roughly USD 1.3 trillion, according to new analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). “Renewable Energy Benefits: Measuring the Economics,” released on Saturday (January 16, 2016) in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab ...

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