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  • The Falling Costs of Renewable Energy: No More Excuses (op-ed by the Director-General)

    Historically, cost was cited as one of the primary barriers to switching from fossil-based energy sources to renewable energy sources . But the narrative has now changed. Plummeting costs for renewable energy technologies are making a global energy transition not only possible, but actually less expensive than the alternative.
    (The Huffington Post, 30 November 2015)
  • World Leaders Open Paris Climate Change Talks

    Four years of planning, debating and hyping U.N. climate change negotiations came to a head this morning on the outskirts of Paris as French President François Hollande officially opened the talks to see a new global accord. Adnan Amin, Director-General of IRENA said, “It is excellent that the private sector is stepping up to the plate. If we can use a new push on research and development, it will be a dramatic change.”
    (Scientific American, 30 November 2015)


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