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Resources from the First Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM1)

Browse presentations, reports, summary documents, videos, and other resources from the first Clean Energy Ministerial, held 19–20 July 2010, in Washington, DC.

Presentations

Achieving Clean Energy Economies Through Accelerated International Action

Achieving Clean Energy Economies Through Accelerated International Action
Presentation by Nobuo Tanaka, Executive Director of the IEA, at the first Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM1) meeting, held in Washington, DC in 2010. 

Driving Global Progress on Clean Energy

Driving Global Progress on Clean Energy
In this presentation at the first Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in 2010, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced major initiatives launched by participating governments. 

Scaling up Clean Energy

Scaling up Clean Energy
At the first Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in 2010, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu called for collaborative efforts among the world’s major economies to accelerate the clean energy revolution. 
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Summary Documents

Chair’s Summary of the First Clean Energy Ministerial

Chair’s Summary of the First Clean Energy Ministerial
The chair’s summary of the first Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM1).

Summary Fact Sheet: Clean Energy Ministerial 1

Summary Fact Sheet: Clean Energy Ministerial 1
This fact sheet describes the 11 clean energy initiatives launched by 24 participating governments at the first Clean Energy Ministerial meeting in Washington, DC in 2010. 
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Videos

A New Era of Shared Clean-Energy Leadership Begins in China

A New Era of Shared Clean-Energy Leadership Begins in China
There is a new reality in clean energy. The world’s major emerging economies – including China, India, and several others – are moving to the center stage of the clean energy transition. Christian Zinglersen, Head of the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) Secretariat, explains how the CEM is bringing together major industrialized and emerging economies to focus on clean energy technologies and policies, reduce environmental impacts, and ensure reliable and affordable supplies. The upcoming eighth Clean Energy Ministerial in Beijing reflects the key role of emerging economies in clean energy.

Accelerating the Transition to Clean Energy through the Clean Energy Ministerial

Accelerating the Transition to Clean Energy through the Clean Energy Ministerial
At COP19, the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) was highlighted for its unique collaborative process and multinational work to accelerate the transition to clean energy. Speakers included Jonathan Pershing, deputy assistant secretary with the U.S. Department of Energy, and Joan MacNaughton, executive chair of the World Energy Trilemma. 

Building a Global Low-Carbon Technology Pathway

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.

Building a Low Carbon Technology Pathway through the Clean Energy Ministerial

Building a Low Carbon Technology Pathway through the Clean Energy Ministerial
On 9 December, 2014, the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) hosted a panel discussion during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP 20) in Lima, Peru. Representatives of several CEM member governments gathered to discuss the impacts of the CEM’s work to accelerate the transition to clean, low-carbon energy among the world’s largest economies and major emitters, as well as the role that the CEM can play in implementing actions and polices to help countries meet their energy-related contributions in a new climate agreement.

CEM8: The Clean Energy Challenge Demands Shared Global Leadership

CEM8: The Clean Energy Challenge Demands Shared Global Leadership
At the eighth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM8), held in Beijing, China on 6-8 June 2017, energy ministers and heads of delegation announced more ambitious goals for the CEM’s work in the area of electric vehicles (EV30@30), urban energy systems, buildings efficiency, and advanced power plant flexibility (APPF);  exchanged views with global business leaders, energy experts from industry, academia, and international organisations in four public-private roundtable discussions; and launched a new era of ‘shared global leadership’ for the CEM.
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