SDG Update – 28 January 2021

Raising Ambition for Climate Action US Announces Plans for NDC and Whole-of-Government Climate Action Among other actions, the US will reconvene the Major Economies Forum and will prepare a nationally determined contribution (NDC) under the Paris Agreement. Read 17 Global Champions Announced for UN High-level Dialogue on Energy Global Champions …

Newsletter – Inspiration for the New Year: Perspectives, News and Reports

In this Issue: News from the Secretariat Upcoming Events News from the Network Quarterly Newsletter 17 December 2020 REN21 Connecting the right dots – a way to tackle some of the challenges in driving structural change? Mainstreaming efficiency and renewable energy is a transformational process that is not only technological …

Did you know: US$4T of global market cap is green?

Investing in the global green economy: sizing the opportunity With the development of multiple new green taxonomies at the national level broad, granular datasets are going to be key in their implementation. GREEN ECONOMY TRENDS REPORT  ABOUT GREEN REVENUES DATA  REQUEST MORE INFORMATION  One of the key challenges is taking …

ACEEE’s December 2020 Newsletter

December 2020 Newsletter Hello Friends — We hope you enjoyed a safe and restorative Thanksgiving break. I was pleased to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden on his 2020 presidential victory a few weeks ago. His election offers the United States a historic opportunity to use energy efficiency to cut greenhouse gas emissions and …

Latest circular economy news

New Upstream Innovation guide offers practical solutions to the plastic pollution crisis Last month, we published Upstream Innovation: A guide to packaging solutions, a practical guide to eliminating plastic pollution through circular economy solutions. Packed with real-world examples, this handbook has been designed for anyone directly or indirectly influencing the packaging that …

The Ellen MacAuthur Foundation’s news roundup

Progress made, but acceleration needed to meet targets on plastic waste and pollution Today, with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), we have published the second annual New Plastics Economy Global Commitment Progress report. The report shows that much more must be done, and at greater speed, to achieve the 2025 targets and …

Release 2020 Energy technology RD&D budgets and Projections

Release of 2020 Energy technology RD&D budgets and Projections: Energy policies of IEA countries databases The IEA is delighted to inform all data users of the release of 2020 Energy technology RD&D budgets and the Projections: Energy policies of IEA countries databases. Energy Technology RD&D budgets database The Energy Technology …