MemberSeptember 25, 2021 at 2:41 pm
We have heard about many national government commitments made today, but just as significant are the pledges made by several coalitions.
The No New Coal compact includes Sri Lanka, Chile, Denmark, France, Germany, the UK, and Montenegro. The countries involved in the coalition have committed to immediately stop issuing new permits for unabated coal-fired power generation projects and cease new construction of unabated coal-fired power generation projects as of the end of 2021.
The 24/7 Carbon Free Energy (CFE) Compact, led by Google and in partnership with a group of energy buyers and suppliers including governments, aims to transform global electricity grids to “absolute zero” or full decarbonization. Signatories commit to adopting and enabling 24/7 CFE, which means that every kilowatt-hour of electricity consumption is met with carbon-free electricity sources, every hour of every day, everywhere.
And a Gender and Energy Compact, involving governments, and some 30 civil society and international organizations, aims to give women equal opportunity to lead, participate in, and benefit from a just energy transition, and to have equal access to sustainable
MemberSeptember 25, 2021 at 3:59 pm
Other countries should also consider severity of carbon emittions and switch to safer means.