The Dominican Republic has set ambitious targets to reduce its per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Another objective is to reduce import dependency and the local and global impacts of fossil fuel combustion on the environment, including those associated
with climate change. The target is to reduce GHG emissions by 25% by 2030 compared to 2010.
Unlocking investment in renewable energy will open up substantial opportunities throughout the global economy. Not only will renewable energy play an ever more critical role in meeting the world’s growing energy demand but renewable energy technologies are also increasingly costeffective additions to the energy mix
According to IRENA’s REmap, a doubling of the renewable energy share in the global energy mix by 2030 combined with a doubling of annual improvements in energy efficiency would set the world on a path that could limit global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius (°C) above pre-industrial levels by the end of this century, in line with what the countries have agreed in Paris at the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Addleshaw Goddard’s debate on the EU Referendum and the implications for the UK Energy Sector heard from a panel that agreed that leaving the EU would be a bad idea, but said that the impact of a vote to leave on the energy sector was not the main reason to stay
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