Sights, Sounds and Renewable Energy Interviews from COP 20

For fun, we also asked if they could be any form of renewable energy, what would they be and why?

  • December 2014

Round Up: Quotes on Renewable Energy from COP 20

To drive the rapid uptake of renewables, legislators have to take an urgent and active approach, adopting new policy frameworks at the national and regional levels.

  • December 2014

Initiative Helps Islands Lead on Climate Action

Today is Lima Climate Action Day at COP 20, dedicated to strengthening the global message on the need to increase both ambition and collaboration on climate change.

  • December 2014

Quote of the Day: US Secretary of State John Kerry

Excerpts from his speech at the UN Climate Conference in Lima, Peru:

  • December 2014

IRENA Side Event: Government Policies and Flexible Financing Needed to Scale-Up Renewables

What is not yet so clear is how best to achieve this scale-up of renewables in the world energy mix.

  • December 2014

Quote of the Day: Climate Group CEO Mark Kenber

“Business is finding that committing to renewable energy makes sense. They are making the switch for business reasons…it actually saves them money.”

  • December 2014

Quote of the Day From Barbara Hendricks, Federal Environment Minister of Germany

Germany will continue the expansion of renewable energies to lower emissions from fossil-fuel power plants by an additional 22 million tonnes by 2020.

  • December 2014

Power to the People: Renewables Can Bring Power to 1.3 Billion With No Access

Great strides have been made in the last two decades to bring electricity to the masses, with 1.7 billion more people connected today than in 1990.

  • December 2014

New Initiative To Measure, Report and Enhance Action on Renewables and Efficiency

The coalition will help developing countries in particular promote achievements in reducing GHG emissions resulting from their actions on renewable energy and energy efficiency.

  • December 2014

Action Needed to Balance Gender Disparity in Renewable Energy Sector

In all countries, gender stereotypes are a powerful roadblock which continue to restrict women’s participation in, and contribution to, the sector.

  • December 2014