Press Releases

10 Sep 2014
Les énergies renouvelables seront cruciales pour les discussions sur le climat à Paris, selon l’IRENA
Tandis que la France se prépare à accueillir la conférence cruciale sur le climat à Paris en décembre 2015, dont le résultat définira les futurs efforts mondiaux, les énergies renouvelables sont de plus en plus sur le devant de la scène dans le débat climatique.
10 Sep 2014
Renewable energy will be key to Paris climate talks, IRENA says
As Paris prepares for its make-or-break Climate Conference in December 2015, renewable energy is taking centre stage. IRENA’s report REthinking Energy, presented at the Senate of France this week, underlines that renewables must be part of any solution to avoid catastrophic climate change.
8 Sep 2014
Global Shift to Renewable Power Urgently Needed to Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change, IRENA Says
Speeding up the adoption of renewable energy technologies is the most feasible route to reduce carbon emissions and avoid catastrophic climate change, says a new report from IRENA. REthinking Energy reviews progress in the transition to a sustainable energy future, focusing on the global power sector.
3 Sep 2014
Renewable Energy Takes Center Stage at Small Island Developing States Conference in Samoa
On the occasion of the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, the Government of Samoa, the Government of New Zealand and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) co-organised the Renewable Energy Forum.
2 Sep 2014
IRENA and UNWTO to Promote Renewable Energy in Islands Tourism Sector
IRENA and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have joined forces to promote renewable energy use on islands. In a joint statement at the Third UN Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Samoa, they resolved to encourage investment in cost-effective solutions that would reduce islands‘ reliance on carbon-emitting fossil fuel.
14 Aug 2014
Energy data and effective policy-making needed to fulfil renewable energy targets
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) announced that it would conduct a week of training on energy data and policy mechanisms to support the implementation of renewable energy targets. The training, held at the SPC regional office in Suva, Fiji, is being given in partnership with IRENA.
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