June 1, 2018

On 8-9 May, Climate Parliament co-hosted an international governmental event with the Mexican Energy Secretary and the Senate in Mexico City.  In attendance was Pedro Joaquin Coldwell, the Secretary of Energy, as well as government and embassy representatives from countries around the world. Discussions centred on planning the upcoming Green Grid Initiative, and the path it should take. The Gree...

December 18, 2017

On 5th and 6th December 2017, Climate Parliament legislators from Africa, Latin America and Asia, as well as global business leaders, met for the Global Parliamentary Roundtable in New Delhi. Over the two days, discussions covered international energy grid interconnections, smart grids, electric vehicles, village mini-grids, rural electrification, and the possible financial instruments to fund s...

September 26, 2017

Santiago, Chile | El 9 y 10 de septiembre de 2017, Climate Parliament reunió a 50 diputados, expertos y líderes empresariales de toda América Latina para discutir la aceleración de una transición hacia la energía limpia en la región. Dicha audiencia parlamentaria regional se sostuvo a continuación de la tercera Reunión Ministerial de la Asociación de Energía y Clima de las Américas (ECPA) en Viñ...

September 20, 2017

Santiago, Chile | On 9th and 10th September, 2017, Climate Parliament brought together 50 MPs, experts and business leaders from across Latin America to discuss the acceleration of a transition to clean energy in the region. The regional parliamentary hearing followed the third Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) Ministerial Meeting in Viña del Mar (7th – 8th September) at whic...

May 2, 2017

Abidjan, Ivory Coast | The Climate Parliament and UNDP gathered over 60 MPs, government officials and experts from across West and East Africa to encourage them to take action on renewable energy (12-13 April 2017).

MPs heard experts, including from the International Finance Corporation, Power Africa, ECREE, SE4ALL, African Development Bank, International Solar Alliance and the Africa Renewable E...

April 9, 2017

Les pompes à eau à énergie solaire peuvent radicalement améliorer les conditions de vie des populations en milieu rural – soit en supprimant les corvées quotidiennes de transport de l’eau sur de longues distances,  soit en irriguant les champs – elles peuvent être un atout énorme pour le développement et l’autonomisation économique.

Le Parlement du Climat et l’Alliance Solaire Internationale (ISA...

December 8, 2016

New Delhi. On the 5th December 2016, the Indian capital witnessed the launch of the Legislators-Business Forum, jointly organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and the Climate Parliament India. The launch was attended by eminent parliamentarians, CEOs and CSR heads of companies, who are currently are implementing low-carbon solutions. They provided insights...

November 16, 2016

We've just wrapped up our two-day parliamentary roundtable on renewable energy at Marrakech, where MPs from around the world committed themselves to bold climate action in their national parliaments. Update - presentations and photographs from the event are now available for download!

The event, held to coincide with the latest round of the UN climate talks following the ratification of the...