Adding our voice to SE4ALL civil society statement

Governments and the UN should support a more ambitious, accountable and people-driven Sustainable Energy for All initiative in Rio

The World Future Council joins Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace International and over 20 other international civil society organisations in a statement calling on the UN to ensure that its Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative is an accountable and people-driven process involving the energy poor, affected communities and marginalised groups. Without such engagement the initiative risks being ineffective and illegitimate. The statement is submitted to the UN Secretary General at the Rio+20 Summit. As it stands, SE4ALL is inadequate and non-inclusive, and will not achieve the level of change required to tackle [Read more →]

June 13, 2012   1 Comment

Our Rio+20 activities – brief overview

The Climate and Energy Commission of the World Future Council will be hosting and participating in multiple events at the Rio+20 Summit in the next week. Please click on the thumbnails for programme details.

Saturday 16 June
 
Energy Day
Co-hosted by the World Future Council
Open to the public. Register here
 

Feed-in Tariffs in the Global South
Where: Pontifícia Universidade Católica
Policy workshop chaired by Stefan Schurig
 
 
Access to Energy: Beyond 2012
Where: Room Anchieta
Stefan Schurig – panel speaker at the plenary
Live stream
 
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