Clean Energy Is Key to Meeting the Goals of the Paris Climate Deal

The Eiffel Tower lit up with a slogan as part of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, Dec. 11, 2015 (AP photo by Francois Mori).
The Eiffel Tower lit up with a slogan as part of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, Dec. 11, 2015 (AP photo by Francois Mori).

Energy minsters and clean energy leaders from around the world descended upon San Francisco, California, this week for the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), the first major international follow-up to the historic global climate accord struck in Paris last December. Diplomats and negotiators have rightly been praised for the success of the COP 21 Paris agreement, the most comprehensive global deal to date on climate change, with buy-in from virtually every nation on earth. But to mitigate the worst effects of climate change by displacing greenhouse gas-producing fossil fuels, countries must expand their clean energy infrastructure. The CEM, which has […]

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