Wednesday, 23 November 2016
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In the history of the climate process, COP22 in Marrakech in November 2016 was an unprecedented gathering of leaders to showcase massive support for the 100% renewable energy revolution.
For the first time, leaders from governments, businesses, cities & civil society gathered to pioneer the shift to 100% Renewable Energy to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees.
“Renewable energies not only mitigate our impact on climate change but open the way to new models of sustainable development with new investments, new industries and new jobs”, COP22 President Salaheddine Mezouar said during the opening.
National governments have committed to keeping global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by ratifying the Paris Agreement, yet 2016 is again the warmest year recorded. The climate is chang...