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Vice President Biden to Host Caribbean Energy Security Summit
Vice President Biden will host the first ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington, DC on January 26, 2015. Read More

IRENA, Partners Launch New Version of Global Atlas for Renewable Energy
The Atlas initiative aims to provide access for countries to the necessary datasets, expertise and financial support to evaluate their renewable energy potential. Read More

Fiscal experts and policymakers to gather for the Third Annual Conference of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform
From 29-30 January 2015, the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is holding its Third Annual Conference on the theme of “Fiscal Policies and the Green Economy Transition: Generating Knowledge – Creating Impact”. Read More

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Senior ECPA Fellows Voice Strong Support for U.S.-China Climate Agreement
November 14, 2014

Last week on November 12, in a historic climate change deal, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced both countries will curb their greenhouse gas emissions ... Read More

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Leaders of the Western Hemisphere recognize that clean energy is fundamental to the Western Hemisphere’s sustainable development and the prosperity of our citizens, and they are committed to expanding cooperation to address the intertwined challenges of energy security and climate change. To strengthen Inter-American collaboration on these issues, U.S. President Obama invited all countries of the Western Hemisphere to join in an Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA). ECPA is comprised of initiatives that focus on renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy poverty, infrastructure, cleaner and more efficient use of fossil fuels, sustainable forests and land use, and climate change adaptation. Read More

The Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the  Executive Secretariat of Integral Development (SEDI) of the Organization of American States (OAS) operates the ECPA Clearinghouse, established for the purpose of coordinating,  established for the purpose of coordinating the Partnership’s activities and outreach.