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What does 100% RE mean for cities?

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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Renewables: the smart way out of crisis for Southern Europe

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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Global 100% RE Cities and Regions Network

The Global 100% RE Cities and Regions Network is an initaitive of the Global 100% RE campaign that brings together pioneering local governments that are driving the sustainable transition to 100% RE. The Network is inclusive and open to all ambitious cities, towns, and regions setting their course towards 100% Renewable Energy and demonstrating …

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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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