G7 leaders commit to a ‘clean and just’ energy transition

The G7 leaders Today they expressed their commitment to speeding up the transition to Climate neutrality This is “clean and fair” while ensuring energy security.

after meeting in Elmaw Southern Germany, which hosts the Nadi summit industrial countries They emphasized in a statement, since Sunday, that increased investments in sustainable infrastructure provide “tremendous opportunities” for economic and social development and job creation.

The leaders agreed to place special emphasis on Energy Policy Reforms that accelerate decarbonization of economies while ensuring universal access to affordable and sustainable energy.

Together with the heads of state and government in the club of industrialized countries that includes United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Italy, France, Germany – Hosts of the summit – also participated in Argentina, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Senegal.

The leaders agreed to explore options Reducing dependence on fossil fuels Increasing production from renewable sources and improving energy efficiency.

In this sense, the process of phasing out coal should take place in a manner that is “socially and environmentally just,” they pointed out, having recognized, according to the statement, the advantages of approaches such as circular economy.

They also pledged to cooperate in dealing with “potential negative impacts” and to facilitate the creation of new job opportunities in related sectors clean and environmentally relevant energies, Like research and innovation.

The leaders indicated that they would take advantage of “synergies” between global investment and infrastructure agreements and national platforms to make investments, including “large-scale” mobilization of private capital.

The heads of state and government of the Group of Seven have also expressed their willingness to do so Create cooperation agreements or similar initiatives with partner countries, by following the model Cooperation agreements for a just energy transition (JETP).

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In this sense, they confirmed their intention to move forward with negotiations with Indonesia, India, Senegal and Vietnam To reach agreements to support energy policy reforms and decarbonize their energy systems.

In addition, they indicated that they will cooperate with Argentina to achieve zero emissions in 2050.

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