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COP24: Africa Day calls for increased partnership to accelerate Africa’s low-carbon, climate-resilient development pathway

  Katowice, Poland, 4 December 2018 – The opening day of COP24 Leader’s Summit was marked by the celebration of Africa Day which focused on how the implementation of Africa’s Nationally Determined Contributions for a healthy environment can accelerate development on the continent. Africa Day, a joint initiative of the African Development Bank,  African Union Commission  UN

A competitive low-carbon transition needs to mobilise investment and provide a global level playing field

Brussels, 28 November 2018 – The European Commission today launched its long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reductions strategy. The strategy ‘brings forward a vision of a low carbon economy that protects the planet, defends its people and empowers the economy’, according to the institution. The European Steel Association (EUROFER) has noted the strategy but it

IRENA to Help Deliver Low-Carbon 2022 Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China

International Renewable Energy Agency to support Zhangjiakou, in Hebei Province,  become China’s first energy transition pilot city Zhangjiakou, China: 24 March 2018 — The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has today signed a co-operation agreement with the People’s Government of Hebei Province, China to provide the city of Zhangjiakou with a renewable energy roadmap that