Only eight years left to reset priorities for a climate-safe future
We must rapidly increase the transition to renewable energy if we are to avert climate catastrophe, says IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera.
05 May 2022 |
Opinions | SDG Action
Francesco La Camera: "You can't have everything in this life, the alternative is 7 million deaths from air pollution" (Spanish)
The Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) urges to accelerate the deployment of energy sources that mitigate global warming, emissions and carbonization.
18 April 2022 |
Interview | El País
“The old energy system is suicidal” (German + DG Interview)
Francesco La Camera, head of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), warns that the world must "drastically" restructure its energy supply.
15 April 2022 |
Interview | Der Tagesspiegel
“We have no choice. If we don’t act now & accelerate the energy transition, the impact on our well-being will be dramatic.” (DG Interview + Video)
CNBC's Hadley Gamble speaks to Director General Francesco La Camera.
05 April 2022 |
Interview | CNBC
Hydrogen covers 12% of world energy use by 2050 (Arabic)
Hydrogen covers 12% of world energy use by 2050, says IRENA Director General in an interview with CNBC Arabia.
24 January 2022 |
Interview | CNBC Arabia
Why the Middle East is the next stage for the world's climate future
COP27 in Egypt and COP28 in the UAE will be about shifting from commitments to implementation, says IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera.
21 January 2022 |
Opinions | The National
IRENA head expects Beijing 2022 Olympics to hit carbon neutrality goal (DG Interview + Video)
The Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said that the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics remains committed to achieving carbon neutrality and believes in a successful event when speaking during an interview.
13 January 2022 |
Interview | CCTV English
‘Decisive’ Decade in Climate Change Fight Needs Lending Surge
A surge in private lending for renewable energy projects this decade is key to meeting global targets to limit the rise of temperatures worldwide, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency. "The changes we are seeing are structural," La Camera said in an interview. "This decade will be decisive" in ensuring that the shift to cleaner energy is implemented.
30 June 2021 |
Interview | Bloomberg
'Green energies are unstoppable and will grow significantly in the coming years' (DG Interview + Spanish)
The head of the International Renewable Energy Agency points out that Chile has assumed the role of regional leader for the promotion of the energy transition and is well advanced in the development of policies, regulations and strategies in the field.
03 June 2021 |
Interview | El Mercurio
Keeping World Leaders Honest About Climate Promises (Video)
Countries rich in oil are showing leadership tackling climate change, according to IRENA Director General Francesco La Camera.
22 April 2021 |
Interview | Twitter - CNN