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What are Solar Home Systems?

Imagine you live in a house with no access to the energy grid. How to get access to basic functions? Solar Home Systems can be a solution.

What is just transition?

The term just transition is on everybody’s lips. But what does it actually mean?

New Study: Current policy frameworks hinder expansion of renewable energies worldwide and undermine climate targets

While governments around the world spend billions of dollars to rebuild economies in times of the COVID-19 pandemic, they fail to steer investments into the urgently needed energy transition.

Press Release: Leading Renewable Players Urge Governments to Re-align Recovery Measures with Paris Agreement

With the Paris Agreement celebrating its fifth anniversary this week, all eyes are on the world’s governments to urgently scale-up climate action.

For a decade of action: Lessons learned from the development of 100% Renewable Energy roadmaps in the Global South

“We are living in a crisis” – a sentence often heard in 2020, and an understatement. The truth is that we are living in a world full of crises: health, democracy, biodiversity and climate have been in a constant state of crisis for the better part of the year, some of them for decades, and no end in sight.

Food Security: Local governments and civil society working together

Food security is a key aspect of sustainable development. Civil society projects, organisations and initiatives working on urban food security are often the only or main provider of nutritious food to the urban most disadvantaged and vulnerable groups.

Policy Brief: Making Society more resilient

Policy Brief: “Making societies more resilient!”

Facing the global COVID-19 crisis, humanity is dealing with an unprecedented challenge. Next to severe impacts on the health system, we are confronted with the biggest economic collapse since the Great Depression.

New Study: Reducing CO2 emissions and the pandemic crisis

How central banks can trigger a massive reduction of global CO2 emissions and tackling the pandemic crisis by using new tools of green bonds and guarantees.

The World Future Council at COP25 Climate Conference in Madrid: Our events

With the annual UN Climate Conference just around the corner, we are excited to invite you to meet our Climate & Energy Team at our side events from December 3 untill December 11 in Spain. Our side events contribute to technological solutions and focus on the role of 100% Renewable Energy and the building of roadmaps to achieve the Agenda 2030.

Article: Renewable energy: A catalyst for gender equality?

The Canadian environmentalist and filmmaker, James Cameron, once explained: “The nation that leads in renewable energy will be the nation that leads the world.”