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Approaching Energy Access Differently

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Approaching Energy Access Differently

How West Africa Is Putting Women’s Interests on the Table

International Women’s Day, observed around the world on 8 March 2017, celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political empowerment and achievement of women. Among many other issues, International Women’s Day provides an opportunity to recognize cutting-edge work addressing women’s energy poverty. For example, in West Africa, ensuring universal energy access by 2030 is proving to be more than just a political proclamation; with support from the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Clean Energy Solutions Center and its partners, West African countries are fast-tracking their energy access goals by putting women’s interests at the center of policy solutions.

10 Ways the Clean Energy Ministerial Is Helping Drive the World’s Clean Energy Revolution

Monday, May 16, 2016
10 Ways the Clean Energy Ministerial Is Helping Drive the World’s Clean Energy Revolution

If we’re going to solve the challenge of climate change, we need to make a rapid shift to clean energy. That’s why the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) was launched in 2010. At this year’s seventh annual Clean Energy Ministerial meeting, CEM7, energy ministers and business leaders from more than 25 countries will tackle a number of challenges, such as reaching the clean energy goals outlined in the COP21 Paris Climate Agreement. But the CEM is more than just a meeting. It’s also a collection of groundbreaking campaigns and initiatives that provide people around the world with the tools they need to join the clean energy revolution. This blog lists 10 ways that the CEM is advancing clean energy worldwide.

C3E Spotlights Women Leaders in Clean Energy Careers

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
C3E Spotlights Women Leaders in Clean Energy Careers

Women are accustomed to being in the minority at clean energy sector conferences -- and in most science and engineering careers, for that matter. But for participants at the Women in Clean Energy Symposium, which kicked off today at MIT and will go through Wednesday, the tables are turned.

Women Working Together to Lead the Clean Energy Future

Thursday, August 22, 2013
Women Working Together to Lead the Clean Energy Future

Women's leadership in clean energy may be key to ensuring energy access for all

Closing the energy access gap is a grand challenge of the modern era, and women’s empowerment may hold the key to unlock a solution.

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