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Open letter calling for a target at COP28 to triple renewable energy capacity

Publish date: September 15, 2023

In an open letter, endorsed by 200 organisations, we fervently urge world leaders and signatories of the Paris Agreement to come to a consensus on a worldwide objective of tripling renewable energy capacity to a minimum of 11,000 GW by the year 2030 during the upcoming COP28 conference.

In an open letter, endorsed by 200 organisations, we fervently urge world leaders and signatories of the Paris Agreement to come to a consensus on a worldwide objective of tripling renewable energy capacity to a minimum of 11,000 GW by the year 2030 during the upcoming COP28 conference.

We underscore that a step change this decade in renewable energy growth, combined with an increase in energy efficiency, will be the fastest and most cost efficient way to decarbonise the global economy. It is one of the most impactful commitments that the global community can undertake now to secure a liveable future for all.

Read the letter here: cop28_open_letter_on_tripling_renewables.

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