COP21

  • Africa Launches Ambitious Renewable Energy Initiative

    Africa Launches Ambitious Renewable Energy Initiative

    Monday, 21st December 2015
    Africa has launched an ambitious Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) to develop more than 10GW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2020, and at least 300GW by 2030, potentially making the continent the cleanest in the world.
  • Paris Climate Change Conference Reached Historical Accord

    Paris Climate Change Conference Reached Historical Accord

    Monday, 14th December 2015
    At the Paris climate change conference, 195 countries have reached an unprecedented accord to commit nearly all states to lowering greenhouse emissions aiming at decreasing dangerous climate change effects.
  • Clean Water Desalination Alliance Emerges at COP21

    Clean Water Desalination Alliance Emerges at COP21

    Sunday, 6th December 2015
    The Global Clean Water Desalination Alliance, initiated by UAE's Masdar, has been launched at COP21, marking a start of a program seeking possible solutions to the water-energy nexus.
  • Sisi Seeks Greater Funding, Shared Responsibility at COP21

    Sisi Seeks Greater Funding, Shared Responsibility at COP21

    Tuesday, 1st December 2015
    Egyptian President Sisi spoke at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris on November 30th. Sisi stated support for a binding deal, but raised an issue of disparity between developed and developing countries' contributions to climate change.
  • Activists Raise ‘No Planet B’ Banner at COP21

    Activists Raise ‘No Planet B’ Banner at COP21

    Monday, 30th November 2015
    Climate Change Summit (COP21) has begun today in Paris with a superior goal to produce a legally binding agreement on greenhouse gas emissions reduction.
  • Lack of Progress on a Deal to Combat Climate Change

    Lack of Progress on a Deal to Combat Climate Change

    Sunday, 6th September 2015
    Frustration is growing amongst diplomats wrangling over their own lack of progress on a deal to combat climate change.