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Renewables need $800bn to hit 2050 climate goals says IRENA report

Renewables need $800bn to hit 2050 climate goals says report

Global investments in renewable energy need to be tripled to meet 2050 climate change goals set under the Paris Agreement.
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Six core principles to help Sub-Saharan Africa recover from climate change...

A new report highlights six key measures governments in Sub-Saharan Africa can address the impacts of COVID-19 and climate change.
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EDF unveils emojis to get Brits talking about net-zero

EDF has launched a new collection of emojis to help the public to discuss net-zero and other climate change related topics.
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Cooling labeled a blind spot in addressing climate change

A new study, led by the University of Oxford, sets out a framework for delivering sustainable cooling in a bid to address climate change.
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RWE opens mini-museum for climate change and renewables exhibits

In the UK, RWE has opened the Rampion Visitor Centre to display climate change, renewable energy and technological advancements.

Ed’s note: Energy transition causing big change on small islands

Besides the fact that islands are most at risk of rising sea levels caused by climate change, their remote position makes them vulnerable in terms of energy security. Interesting initiatives are developing to stimulate an energy transition, writes Pamela Largue.

Compensation vital for coal phase-out and just energy transition

Governments should be prepared to pay billions of pounds to operators of coal-fired power plants in agreements to shut down their plants early, a new paper published in Nature Climate Change today recommends.

COVID-19, Climate change and Africa’s energy future

"COVID19 has demonstrated what could happen when nations unite around a common cause," says Dr Anthony Nyong, Director: Climate Change and Green Growth, African Development Bank.
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Earth Day Feature: Adjust how you heat and eat to fight...

Most people believe that climate change is a big problem but this concern does not necessarily translate into understanding or behaviour change.
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Davos 2020 – Focus on climate crisis at Swiss summit

Thomas Leurent, the CEO of the energy-tech firm Akselos, provides feedback on the climate change debate at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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