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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.

Building a Global Low-Carbon Technology Pathway

Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Building a Global Low-Carbon Technology Pathway

At the 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20) in Lima, Peru, a live panel discussion highlighted CEM’s solid record of achievement in accelerating the transition to clean energy. It also focused on how the CEM can contribute to a successful outcome in the 2015 Paris climate negotiations and the role the CEM can play in the implementation of actions and policies to help countries meet their energy-related contributions in a new climate agreement.

Accelerating the Clean-Energy Revolution

Thursday, May 08, 2014
Accelerating the Clean-Energy Revolution

This op-ed calls for governments at the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) to make bolder and more ambitious commitments, which can help turn today’s clean-energy evolution into tomorrow’s clean-energy revolution. Jointly authored by Yoon Sang-Jick, Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Republic of Korea; and Ernest Moniz, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Clear interest in Sweden's energy transition at the IEA Ministerial meeting in Paris

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Clear interest in Sweden's energy transition at the IEA Ministerial meeting in Paris

This blog article from Anna-Karin Hatt, Sweden's Minister for Information Technology and Energy, highlights Sweden's energy transition and how it is possible to combine high growth with increased sustainability.

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.

Indian Transition and the Clean Energy Ministerial

Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Indian Transition and the Clean Energy Ministerial

India, host of the fourth Clean Energy Ministerial, is a hotbed for renewable energy technology development and testing.


Harnessing the Power of Wind and Sun

Friday, April 05, 2013
Harnessing the Power of Wind and Sun

The 2009 Technology Action Plans are the genesis of the Clean Energy Ministerial and are still at the core of its initiatives, including the Multilateral Working Group on Solar and Wind. 


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