Category Archives: Renewables

Historic moment generates momentum for shift to 100% Renewable Energy

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For the first time, leaders from governments, businesses, cities & civil society have gathered to pioneer the shift to 100% Renewable Energy to keep global warming to 1.5 degrees.  In Marrakesh at COP22, the Moroccan Presidency of the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) hosted a high-level …

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What does 100% RE mean for cities?

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What does a 100% renewable energy target mean for a city ? Is it a possible utopia or a non-negotiable goal ? In their latest report, Energy Cities and the Global 100% RE supporter CLER and RAC describe the process, challenges and opportunities of cities committed to get powered by 100% renewable energy. This new report, …

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Oxford County affirms commitment to 100% renewable energy with new leadership role

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Oxford County, Ontario, Canada, is taking another step to advance its commitments to 100% renewable energy by 2050 and becoming a zero waste community with the appointment of a new leadership role. Manager of Strategic Initiatives Jay Heaman began his new role at the municipal government on February 5, 2016. Previously, Jay served as …

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Renewables: the smart way out of crisis for Southern Europe

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Even though autumn is in full, colourful swing and we’re slowly getting ready for winter in Europe, Greenpeace is turning up the heat and not letting go of summer just yet. I still have a picture in my mind  of hundreds of volunteers, tourists and local residents heading to the most popular beaches of …

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