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Policy Brief: “Leveraging climate finance for the Global South. Context and tools – a brief overview”

A massive scaling up of renewable energies and the related climate finance on a global level is necessary to meet the 1.5°C limit from the Paris Agreement. This new policy brief discuses the existing climate finance tools and the economic specifics of the global south and distinguished between the characteristics of domestic and international finance. Additionally, it will give a prospect of new finance possibilities in the near future.

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High-Level Conference on Renewable Energy & Clean Cooking

In November 2019, we will co-host a High-Level Policy Conference in Freetown, Sierra Leone to deepen discussions on specific technical and political areas of relevance for the uptake of renewable energy and clean cooking. It will convene political decision makers from the Mano River Union region (Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea). The long-term purpose of this policy dialogue will be the development of a joint roadmap for accelerating renewable energy and clean cooking in the MRU countries. This conference marks the starting point of an ongoing legislative dialogue on the rapid deployment of renewable energy solutions in the region.

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What role will European citizens play in the Green New Deal

Unleashing the transformative power of Community Energy in Europe How energy communities operate and what is needed to unleash the full potential of community energy in Europe was  discussed among some 25 Parliamentarians and experts during a breakfast at the European Parliament on November 5, 2019 Addressing climate change and

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The Role of Energy Policy in International Cooperation

Parliamentary Breakfast at German Bundestag The impacts of climate change are visible across the world. People in the Global South, in particular, are facing increasingly extreme weather events that often lead to life-threatening crises. “The climate crisis calls for a realignment of our foreign and development policy. This also means

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Publication: (EM)POWERING CITIES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

10 ACTION AREAS FOR EUROPEAN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO ACHIEVE 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY Renewable energy remains at the top of the agendas of many policy makers worldwide. And that is for good reason – Technologies for renewable power generation, heating and cooling, and transport are affordable and most often the cheapest

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