IRENA’s studies show that cities are responsible for 65 per cent of global energy demand and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change data shows cities are responsible for 71-76 per cent of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions.
IRENA has signed an agreement with Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) aimed at fostering joint initiatives to promote the transition to renewable energy in developing countries, global access to clean energy and decarbonisation.
IRENA today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Energy and Industry, to cooperate in the field of renewable energy and drive an accelerated shift to low-carbon energy sources.
Policymakers must take swift and decisive action to stop the continued progression of fossil fuels, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and IRENA said at a joint event held at the Climate Summit in Madrid.
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