Renewables: La Camera (IRENA), "An engine for employment and economy" (Italian)
The Director-General of IRENA explains why it is necessary to focus on the energy transition, the acceleration of which would have a positive impact on GDP and employment.
31 August 2020 |
Interview | Infobuildenergia.it
Renewable hydrogen: a strategic opportunity for global green
This week, the European Commission presented its hydrogen strategy. It sets out how to make clean hydrogen a viable solution for a climate-neutral economy and build a dynamic hydrogen value chain in Europe in the next five years, write Kadri Simson and Francesco La Camera.
10 July 2020 |
Opinions | EURACTIV
IRENA: Response to the COVID-19 crisis must accelerate energy transition (Italian)
Interview with Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
09 July 2020 |
Interview | ANSA.it
It's time to turn the page on the age of oil (Italian)
"We publish an important analysis by Achim Steiner, administrator of the UN Development Program, and by Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)."
18 May 2020 |
Opinions | La Stampa
Turning the page on the age of oil
Governments have a choice: stimulate fossil fuel industries or invest in a more resilient recovery, powered by renewable energy. This is a once in a generation chance, write Achim Steiner and Francesco La Camera.
14 May 2020 |
Opinions | EURACTIV
Now's the time to build a 21st century energy system
Clean and resilient energy provides a safe and strategic investment choice as $8 trillion is spent on virus stimulus packages. COVID-19 is a global health crisis unlike any in recent history, one that is spreading human suffering, destabilizing the global economy and upending the lives of billions of people around the globe.
13 May 2020 |
Opinions | Thomson Reuters Foundation News
How Renewable Energy Could Emerge on Top After the Pandemic
The short-term prospects for wind and solar power look rocky amid the economic upheaval of the coronavirus. Leaders must seize the opportunity to design economic recovery packages so they accelerate a shift toward wind and solar power, rather than propping up the fossil fuel economy, said Francesco La Camera, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency, an intergovernmental body.
12 May 2020 |
Interview | Yale Environment 360
Green Energy Won’t Slip on Cheap Oil (Subscription)
As oil prices spiked in the late 1970s, then U.S. President Jimmy Carter installed solar panels on the roof of the White House. Historically, expensive crude spurred experiments to develop alternative energy sources and falling prices reversed the trend. But times have changed and today's ultralow oil prices are not likely to slow the roll out of renewables. Global installed energy-generating capacity (Source: IRENA).
27 April 2020 |
Interview | The Wall Street Journal
Earth Day: Reinvestment In Renewables Could Help Beat Recession And Save Lives
On Earth Day 2020, communities and businesses alike are grounded - hunkered down until the "curve flattens" and the threats posed by COVID-19 pass. "The crisis has exposed deeply embedded vulnerabilities of the current system," says IRENA's Director-General Francesco La Camera. "By accelerating renewables and making the energy transition an integral part of the wider recovery, governments can achieve multiple economic and social objectives in the pursuit of a resilient future that leaves nobody behind."
22 April 2020 |
Interview | Forbes
How A $110 Trillion Green Recovery Can Save The World: New Report
The coronavirus pandemic has devastated lives and economies around the world, but directing stimulus funds towards green infrastructure will enable nations to supercharge their recovery, become more resilient to crises and save trillions of dollars. Those are just a few of the conclusions reached by Global Renewables Outlook: Energy transformation 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
20 April 2020 |
Interview | Forbes