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Feb 09, 2017: The Public Consultation Draft of the Sustainable Energy for All Global Tracking Framework 2017 is currently live and hosted on the REN21 Website. To access the consultation document, please follow the link below, where you can register with the REN21 site if you have not done so already. Comments should be entered directly on to the web platform.
Feb 08, 2017: Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) are proud to, along with the World Bank Group, co-host "Rising to the Global Energy Challenge” – where the new Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE) report will be launched.
Feb 08, 2017: Rachel Kyte, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All, will be speaking during the Closing session of this week’s Oslo Energy Forum - taking place from February 7th - 10th. 
Jan 18, 2017: 2016 is on course to be not just the hottest on record, but also probably the dirtiest and most hazardous too. “The climate has broken records in 2016“ says World Meteorological Organization chief Petteri Taalas.
Jan 18, 2017: The renewable energy future will arrive when installing new solar panels is cheaper than a comparable investment in coal, natural gas or other options. If you ask the World Economic Forum (WEF), the day has arrived.
Jan 12, 2017: It’s a chemical engineer’s job to chase pipe dreams. Unlike many of their fellow engineers though, Aniruddha Sharma and Prateek Bumb have something to show for their many years of toil. The company they founded in 2009, called Carbon Clean Solutions, has created a crucial technology the world needs to reach the low carbon-emissions targets set out in the Paris climate
Dec 22, 2016: 2016 was a pivotal year for sustainable energy. More than 160 countries have now publicly announced clean energy plans to be achieved between 2020 and 2030. Countries from Chile to the United Arab Emirates broke records with deals to generate electricity from sunshine for less than 3 cents a kilowatt-hour - half the average global cost of coal power.
Dec 20, 2016: Today, there are 1.1 billion people worldwide who still have little or no access to electricity. Over half of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. And more than 80% of those living in that region still do not have access to clean cooking. But Africa is poised to become a huge part of the clean energy solution.
Dec 19, 2016: The scope of global fossil fuel divestment has doubled over the past 15 months, with institutions and individuals controlling just under $5.2 trillion in assets now pledging to divest.
Dec 19, 2016: The Government of Cameroon recently announced the adoption of a National LPG Master Plan to support increased liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) use for household cooking in Cameroon from the current 12% of the population to 58% by 2030 – the equivalent of 18 million Cameroonians.