The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), part of the Global Efficiency Accelerator Platform under the United Nations’ Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Initiative, is a multi-stakeholder network made up of over 30 businesses and organizations that work with local and sub-national governments in order to increase the uptake of energy efficiency policies and programs in the building sector.
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High-level participants to the second IEA Global Conference on Energy Efficiency discussed global perspectives, evolution of technology and policy and financing and investment regarding energy efficiency.
IEA reports that global sales of electric vehicles surpass two million, but adoption rates must increase to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. EU emissions rose for the first time since 2010 due to higher demand for transport offsetting increases in average fuel economy.
France submits its Long-term National Climate Plan, in which it commits to to reduce carbon emissions by 40% compared to 1990 levels by 2030, and achieve a 75% reduction by 2050.