Implementing the transition to clean energy

The Paris Climate Change Agreement and the falling costs of renewables have made the transition to clean energy systems unstoppable, keynote speakers told Singapore International Energy Week today. The only thing that remains is to implement it, they said. SIEW is an annual event that brings experts from every form of energy to Singapore, itself known as an oil and finance hub and an example of rapid development and urbanisation. Opening the conference was Rachel Kyte, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for the organisation Sustainable Energy…

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How businesses will help governments hit climate targets

The transition to a low-carbon economy is inevitable, and smart businesses recognize the opportunity it presents. As governments solidify their commitment to the Paris Agreement at the official signing ceremony this week, businesses are already ensuring that the promises are transformed into actions. Influential global companies have begun their own transition toward net-zero emissions, by using renewable energy, deploying innovative low-carbon technologies, sustainably sourcing resources and more. Their initiatives are part of the global shift that has opened the floodgates to larger-scale opportunities that exist to combat climate change and…

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