Oxford County commits to 100% renewable energy by 2050


The global 100% RE movement has a new member: Oxford County is the first municipal government in Ontario to commit to a 100% renewable energy target. Local decision-makers were inspired by the various examples from across the world. After returning from the Global Learning Forum in Vancouver last months,  a motion to put Oxford …

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Global Progress Panel (GPP)

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The Global Progress Panel (GPP) is an activity of the campaign with two main functions: (1) to research and report on progress being made by communities around the world towards 100% renewable energy; and (2) to facilitate that progress by providing information and advise to communities. One of the anticipated products of the Panel …

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Renewable Cities: a place for climate action

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Cities are taking a major leadership position on climate via their actions on local energy. They’re also managing energy demand and powering up wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass for a plethora of other reasons too: economic development, job creation, environmental quality, energy security, and safety. What’s more, there’s a movement afoot in leading cities …

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RE-Energizing cities: Global 100% RE & ICLEI join forces

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The Global 100% RE initiative and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) have signed an agreement to jointly facilitate and foster the progress towards 100% Renewable Energy among local governments around the globe. The aim is to start exploring more ambitious renewable energy (RE) targets, moving towards 100% RE where possible . The partnership is aimed …

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