Paris Agreement

Good, But Not Good Enough: Solar Energy Growth in Light of the Paris Agreement

From December 2-13, UN Secretary-General António Guterres is hosting the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid, where global leaders are discussing their environmental agendas and specifying their nationally determined climate contributions. With solar playing a key role in the decarbonization of the energy sector, it is time for REC Group to take stock of […]

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27 Countries Pledge $9.776 bn to Replenish the Green Climate Fund

27 countries have pledged to replenish the Green Climate Fund (GCF) by USD 9.776 billion for the next four years, with more contributions expected The shared urgency of addressing climate change took a big step forward with 27 countries pledging to replenish the Green Climate Fund (GCF) by USD 9.776 billion for the next four […]

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India Pitches for Financial Support to Achieve Paris Agreement Targets

India has raised the pitch for finance and technology support to developing nations to achieve the Paris Agreement goals it had set in 2015 In the run-up to two key UN summits on Climate Change, India has raised the pitch for finance and technology support to developing nations to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of […]

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China to Meet its Paris Agreement Targets Nearly a Decade Early

China, currently the world’s largest carbon emitter, is on track to meet its emission goals under the Paris Agreement nearly a decade early China, currently the world’s largest carbon emitter, is on track to meet its Paris agreement target of reducing its emissions nearly a decade early, official media reported.  For decades, top Chinese cities, […]

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Success or Failure of Climate Change Battle Hinged on Developments in Asia: UN

The battle to combat climate change will be a “success or failure” based on the developments in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels The battle to combat climate change will “succeed or fail” based on what happens in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels, UN officials said.  […]

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Report Projects India Will Exceed its Paris Agreement Target

A new report has projected that India is likely to obtain 63% of its installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources (including hydro) by 2029-30, and exceed its Paris Agreement target of 40%. A new report has projected that India is likely to obtain 63% of its installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources (including […]

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India to Exceed Climate Compliance Commitments Under Paris Agreement

A new report has predicted that India will exceed the compliance commitment it made to address climate change through green energy installations under the landmark Paris agreement. Moody’s Investor Service, a global credit rating agency recently released its latest report, “Power Asia – Climate goals, declining costs of renewables signal decreasing reliance on coal power”. The report revealed […]

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China’s Target of 20% Renewables by 2030, Considerably Harder

Tripling the share of non-fossil fuels will require a major overhaul of China’s recalcitrant power sector and the full deployment of a fledgling emissions trading system, they said in the journal Nature Communications.  China can easily meet its Paris climate pledge to peak its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, but sourcing 20 percent of its energy […]

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IIED Shows New Ways To Channel Climate Funds To Meet Paris Agreement

The latest research by IIED released at the One Planet Summit in Nairobi makes a strong case for ways that climate money could be used to actually make an effect on climate change. The One Planet Summit is hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, today to help accelerate and […]

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