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Statement: Remembering Chernobyl – An alternative blossoms

Statement by Rian van Staden, Platform Coordinator, Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform, on the occasion of the 32nd anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster. Remembering the stark realities of the Chernobyl disaster, and the great cost of dealing with it, forces us to examine the legacy of the nuclear age. It is an examination that …

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Experts see 100% RE feasible and realistic

114 renewable energy experts from around the world share their views on achieving 100% renewable energy by 2050. As sustainable energy experts from around the world gathered at the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in New York this week, the REN21 multi-stakeholder network released its latest report on the feasibility and challenges of achieving …

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48 most vulnerable countries lead the 100% Renewables movement

The energy revolution is happening. The Global 100% RE Campaign congratulates the 48 most vulnerable countries who today adopted the strongest declaration for Climate Action today. The Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) – a coalition of 47 countries from Asia, Africa, Caribbean, the Pacific and South America – declared in Marrakesh that they “strive to …

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Historic moment generates momentum for shift to 100% Renewable Energy

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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