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    • What COP28 vow to triple renewable energy means for Asia

      On the weekend, the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) saw a milestone pact to supercharge the world's installed renewable energy infrastructure by 2030. The International Energy Agency called it the "single most important lever" to curb carbon emissions and avoid a tipping point in global warming.

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    • IRENA on Asia's Energy Transformation

      Francesco La Camera, Director-General at the International Renewable Energy Agency, discusses the challenges for Asia to transition to renewable energy on "Bloomberg Markets Asia".

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    • How Solar Power Improves Coffee Farming in Southern Philippines

      The I-PURE Kalamansig Sustainable Coffee Production project in Philippines seeks to promote the adoption of renewable energy solutions in the agricultural sector and inspire other agricultural communities to exercise sustainable practices.

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    • In Rural Malaysia, Local Communities Are Empowered to Develop and Maintain Renewable Power

      A new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) titled Socio-economic footprint of the energy transition: Southeast Asia indicates that the success of a just and inclusive energy transition in the region depends on how local workforces are empowered to actively participate in the decarbonisation of the economy.

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    • The Point Special: Road to net-zero emissions

      Asia is sweltering! Temperatures in India and Thailand have hit over 40℃. Climate change forces us to accelerate the transition toward renewables. Can China and the rest of the world do more? CGTN anchor Liu Xin sat down with Mr. Francesco La Camera, director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency.

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    • IRENA DG Visits DRE-based Livelihood Projects in India

      On February 6, 2023, during his mission to India, IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera led a delegation to the village of Narayanpura near Bangalore where he saw first-hand a wide range of energy access solutions run by non-profit organisation SELCO Foundation.

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    • Renewables Can Diminish Expensive Kyrgyz Energy Imports

      Further dependence on fossil fuels could make the Kyrgyz Republic more vulnerable to volatility in fuel markets, according to an IRENA report.

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    • Renewable Pathway More Cost Effective than Fossil Fuels in Indonesia

      The joint ‘Indonesia Energy Transition Outlook’ by IRENA and the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources provides a comprehensive, renewables-focused, long-term energy pathway for the transition to a cleaner and more sustainable energy system in Indonesia.

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