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Energy Efficiency and the 10YFP. Background Paper for the 10YFP Workshop in UN City, Copenhagen, DenmarkEnergy Efficiency (EE) is an important for mitigating climate change, but also for deriving economic benefits and competitive advantage. According to the IEA, EE alone could contribute 49% of the GHG reduction required for adhering to the 2°C limit.
[UNEP] Copenhagen -UN Environment's District Energy in Cities Initiative, which is unlocking private sector finance to cut greenhouse gas emissions from heating and cooling, has been named best State-of-the-Art partnership in the energy sector at a global summit, hosted by the Prime Minister of D
Clean Energy Commitments: South Africa, California, Facebook Update Targets as Cities Pledge Net-zero Buildings
South Africa announced a shift in its plan for new electricity generation capacity increasing the share of renewable sources. California raised its clean electricity target for 2030 from 50% to 60% and pledged 100% clean energy by 2045.
Signatory cities commit to introducing policies, plans and regulations that ensure new buildings operate at net zero carbon by 2030. They also agree to collaborate with businesses and the private sector to drive transformation.