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Trump’s Business Council Is a Who’s Who of Renewable Energy Investors and Climate Champions

From BlackRock to General Motors to Wal-Mart, the members of Trump’s business council are all in on renewables. If Donald Trump asked the executives sitting on his business advisory council for advice about energy policy, what kind of answer would he get? Judging by the billions of dollars those executives are pouring

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Marrakech Saw Unparalleled Political Will to Act on Climate

Shortly after the conclusion of the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, the UN’s top climate change official Patricia Espinosa visited Norway, where she met with government and local leaders and gave a speech at the 2016 Zero Emission Conference in Oslo. Hosted by the Norwegian NGO ZERO, the conference

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Chief Executives Lay Out Concrete Plans to Put Global Climate Agreement into Action at COP 22

(Marrakech) – More than 100 high-level business leaders and investors met with leaders from Government, civil society and the United Nations in a show of resounding support and commitment to taking action on the Paris Climate Agreement at the COP 22/CMP 12: High-Level Meeting on Climate Change on 16 November. Hosted by

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World Alliance for Clean Technologies Launched at COP22

Marrakech, 11 November 2016 – The Solar Impulse Foundation launched the World Alliance for Clean Technologies today during COP22, as a legacy to the first ever solar flight around the world. Its goal is to federate the main actors in the field of clean technologies, in order to create synergies,

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Marrakech Heralds New Era of International Climate Action

(Marrakech, 7 November 2016) - The UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech kicked off today, just three days after the Paris Climate Change Agreement entered into force. At the opening, Morocco’s Foreign Minister and newly-elected COP22 President Salaheddine Mezouar underscored his country's willingness to host the conference as a demonstration of

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UN Says 14 More Countries Will Join Paris Later in 2016 – Virtually Assuring Entry into Force

Ban Ki-Moon Hails Remarkable Response as 31 Join on One Day New York, 21 September—The Paris Agreement on climate change moved closer toward entering into force in 2016 as 31 more countries joined the agreement today at a special event hosted by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Several large emitting countries, which had

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African Businesses Need to Help Shape Climate Agenda

Across the globe, nations have kick-started a new development agenda aimed at ending poverty and reducing risks linked with climate change, pollution and over-exploitation of our natural environment.   This journey to a more prosperous and resilient future has been forged through two powerful and mutually re-enforcing pathways – the Paris Climate

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Successful COP22 informal consultations come to a close in Skhirat

Two days of closed-door informal consultations between 140 delegates and climate negotiators from over 50 countries at the invitation of the Moroccan incoming Presidency of the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22/CMP12) came to a close on September 9 in Skhirat, Morocco. High-level national and international participation at the consultations included

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