Leave No One Behind

Our world leaders committed to the Sustainable Development Goals, and promised to leave no one behind.

Now we need to deliver on every one of those goals – for everyone, no matter who they are, or where they live.

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100 countries push to phase out potentially disastrous greenhouse gas

A loose coalition of more than 100 countries, including the US and European nations, is pushing for an early phase-out of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a powerful greenhouse gas that if left unchecked is set to add a potentially disastrous 0.5C to global temperatures by the end of the century, the Guardian reports.


Read the full Guardian story here.

Trump impact on Paris Agreement would be ‘complex’ - new U.N. climate chief

Concerns abound about what a Donald Trump presidency in the United States could mean for the Paris Agreement, the new head of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change has said.

In an interview with ClimateWire, Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa said the way countries respond to any bid by the Republican Party nominee to withdraw the country from the deal, as he has threatened to do, would determine whether its consequences would be far-reaching.

SEforALL and Partners Host Webinar to Mitigate Foreign Exchange Risks

Foreign Exchange Risk ("FX Risk") is a key inhibitor of capital inflows and deal progress in the Power sector particularly in developing countries.

In an effort to underscore the importance of managing foreign exchange risks in energy infrastructure projects in Sub-Saharan Africa, Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), Power Africa, The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX), Persistent Energy Capital and Barclays Africa Group hosted a webinar bringing together African utilities, IPPs, finance ministries, developers among others.

New SEforALL ‘heat maps’ to help focus for maximum impact towards 2030 goals

Sustainable Energy for All is creating new ‘heat maps’ as a tool to help focus resources for maximum impact across our three objectives on energy access, energy efficiency and renewables.

While every country matters – and within them all regions, cities and communities – the heat maps will offer a framework for identifying places where most needs to be done, and those where successes could be replicated elsewhere.

Nigeria’s power finance and energy investors to meet with Nigerian government in Abuja this October

Leading development finance institutions and heads of Nigeria’s most accomplished energy companies will meet with national government at EnergyNet’s Powering Africa: Nigeria Investment Summit, held under the Official Patronage of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, taking place in Abuja from 12-14 October 2016.