Global Learning Forum: How Renewable Energy is Changing Conventional Thinking about Energy for Cities
Michael Westphal, lead author of the WRR energy paper, Powering Cities in the Global South: How Energy Access for All Benefits the Economy and the Environment, attended the Global Learning Forum, a solutions-focused dialogue on the transition to 100 percent renewable energy in cities. This is an annual gathering of Renewable Cities, a global program of Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver, Canada. Michael spoke on a plenary panel, “How Renewable Energy is Changing Conventional Thinking about Energy for Cities,” addressing how renewable energy offers new opportunities to address energy equity and energy access in cities of the global south.
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