Public-Private Dialogue, IRENA 8th Assembly

Stimulating talks were conducted at the first Private-Public Dialogue in the framework of the IRENA 8th Assembly. Recognising investment levels in renewable energy are still far from what is needed to decarbonise the energy sector, the Coalition for Action has focused its joint efforts to the topic of scaling up of renewable energy investment - both private and community based.  Continue reading

United Nations Environment Assembly

The third session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-3) was held at the United Nations Office in Nairobi (UNON). The event aimed to draw attention to the role trade plays in scaling up clean technologies in the fight against air pollution by illustrating successful business models and encouraging voluntary action. Continue reading

UN Climate Change Conference (COP23)

The world’s nations have met in Bonn, Germany for the Climate Change Conference held on 6-17 November in Bonn, Germany, presided over by the Government of Fiji. The prevention of dangerous global warming and meeting Paris climate goals were top of the agenda.  Continue reading

ISES Solar World Congress & Jobs Taxonomy Workshop

The Solar World Congress 2017 organised by the International Solar Energy Society together with the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme and hosted by the Masdar Institute continued a long tradition of connecting the renewable energy research and academic community with decision makers, financiers, and practitioners. Continue reading

2017 PV Conference and Exhibition of China

China’s photovoltaic power generation industry achieved short-term substantial improvement in both quality and quantity and is forecasted to become key to adjusting the energy structure, building the low-carbon economy and advancing the energy revolution. Continue reading

Climate Change and Clean Energy Technologies - Policy Options for the Global Trade and Investment System

Climate change has been acknowledged as international community's main concern under the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals resulting in the imminent need to consolidate climate action by all available means. Continue reading