09 May '11, 12pm

IPCC says renewables could provide almost 80% of energy needs by 2050 "if backed by the right enabling public policies"

Your Excellency, President of Mexico, Mr Filipe Calderon First Lady of Mexico, Madame Margarita Zavala Your Excellency, Foreign Secretary, Madame Patricia Espinoza Cantellano Your Excellency, Secretary of Environment, Mr Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Madame Christiana Figueres Ms. Simona Gomez, Representative of the Indigenous Peoples of Mexico Excellencies Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen Members of the Media and Colleagues It is a great privilege for me to speak at the opening of this Conference, in the beautiful city of Cancun, Mexico - a country with a rich cultural heritage and contemporary dynamism. I speak, as I have done before, on behalf of the scientific community that carries out assessments of all aspects of climate change under the collective direction of all the governments of th...

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