G20 ‘committed to renewable energy’

Energy ministers from the G20 and international organisations have committed to renewable energy. At the G20 meeting in Istanbul, Energy Ministers approved a “renewable energy toolkit”, which provides options for member states to accelerate the development of renewables. The toolkit, developed by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), includes areas such as reducing technology costs, exchanging […]

Islamic leaders call for fossil fuel phase-out

Islamic leaders from 20 countries launched a Climate Change Declaration yesterday in Istanbul, Turkey. They are calling on wealthy nations to rapidly phase-out fossil fuels and switch to 100% renewable energy. They believe leaders and businesses should commit to using only green energy in order to tackle climate change, reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development. […]