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100 countries push to phase out potentially disastrous greenhouse gas

A loose coalition of more than 100 countries, including the US and European nations, is pushing for an early phase-out of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a powerful greenhouse gas that if left unchecked is set to add a potentially disastrous 0.5C to global temperatures by the end of the century, the Guardian reports.

 

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Trump impact on Paris Agreement would be ‘complex’ - new U.N. climate chief

Concerns abound about what a Donald Trump presidency in the United States could mean for the Paris Agreement, the new head of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change has said.

In an interview with ClimateWire, Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa said the way countries respond to any bid by the Republican Party nominee to withdraw the country from the deal, as he has threatened to do, would determine whether its consequences would be far-reaching.

New SEforALL ‘heat maps’ to help focus for maximum impact towards 2030 goals

Sustainable Energy for All is creating new ‘heat maps’ as a tool to help focus resources for maximum impact across our three objectives on energy access, energy efficiency and renewables.

While every country matters – and within them all regions, cities and communities – the heat maps will offer a framework for identifying places where most needs to be done, and those where successes could be replicated elsewhere.

SEforALL FORUM, 3-5 April 2017: Going Further, Faster – Together

3–5 April 2017 | New York City

The Sustainable Energy for All Forum is the landmark, biennial gathering celebrating the tremendous work organisations and individuals all around the world are doing to bring affordable, clean energy to all and power a revolution in energy productivity.

On 3-5 April 2016 in New York City, we will create a marketplace for more than 1,000 business, civil society, financiers and funders, government and international organizations leaders.

Nigeria’s power finance and energy investors to meet with Nigerian government in Abuja this October

Leading development finance institutions and heads of Nigeria’s most accomplished energy companies will meet with national government at EnergyNet’s Powering Africa: Nigeria Investment Summit, held under the Official Patronage of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, taking place in Abuja from 12-14 October 2016.

Emerging carbon pricing initiatives

What are the key developments and prospects for existing and emerging carbon initiatives? Today, about 40 national and over 20 sub-national jurisdictions, responsible for almost one-fourth of global greenhouse gas emissions, are putting a price on carbon. Together, these initiatives cover the equivalent of almost 6 gigatons of carbon dioxide, or about 12% of global emissions.