Meet Climate Action’s New Superalliance

As announced at MI-4 in Vancouver (May 2019), Mission Innovation is collaborating with the Global Covenant of Mayors to enable cities and nations from around the world to work together to fast-track clean energy technology. Read about how mayors and ministers are taking climate action here: https://nyti.ms/30HulYd […]

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New MISC chair Prof. John Loughhead on MI’s achievements and priorities

In June 2019, Prof. John Loughhead succeeded Frank Des Rosiers as Chair of the Mission Innovation Steering Committee (MISC). Prof. Loughhead is a well-known energy expert and currently Chief Scientific Adviser at the UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). He was involved in the discussions which led to the creation of MI […]

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Global Cooling Prize: Finalists to be announced in November

The Global Cooling Prize — initiated by Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI); Mission Innovation; and the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, and supported by a broad-based coalition of partners — is an innovation competition aimed at identifying breakthrough, climate-friendly, and affordable residential cooling solutions that can provide cooling to all, without warming the […]

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Innovations with potential to avoid 3 gigatonnes CO2e per year by 2030

The 1.5o Compatible Solution Framework will enable public and private investors to identify the technologies that have the greatest potential to tackle climate change. 100 global innovations with the combined potential to avoid almost 3 gigatonnes CO2e per year by 2030 were showcased at MI-4. Launched at the 3rd Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-3), MI’s 1.5o […]

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Mission Innovation demonstrates impact of investments made since launch and raises ambition among members, business leaders and innovators around the world

Heads of Delegation gather at the 4th Mission Innovation Ministerial meeting NEWS RELEASE Vancouver, Canada, 29 May 2019 – Today, at the 4th Mission Innovation (MI) Ministerial meeting, MI members announced bold new projects and collaborations that will push clean energy research and innovation forward with the aim of bringing affordable, reliable clean energy to […]

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Canada partners with Breakthrough Energy to launch game-changing program to accelerate clean energy innovations

Minister Sohi, Natural Resources Canada Canada is helping to build the low-carbon economy. That is why we are investing in the development of new and innovative technologies that will help us fight climate change, boost the economy and create good jobs for Canadians. Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, announced an investment […]

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Mission Innovation and Global Covenant of Mayors enter into formal collaboration

  Collaboration to Accelerate Climate Action by Bringing Cities and National Governments Together on Research and Innovation Agenda May 28, 2019, Vancouver –– Mission Innovation and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy today announced their commitment to strengthen collaboration and build deeper engagement between cities and citizens, local governments, and national governments […]

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New international partnership established to increase the use of energy storage in developing countries

  A global partnership convened by the World Bank Group to foster international cooperation to adapt and develop energy storage solutions for developing countries VANCOUVER, May 28, 2019 – On the occasion of the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial and 4th Mission Innovation Ministerial, a new international partnership has been established to help expand the deployment […]

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Entrepreneurs pitch innovative, impactful projects at the PFAN-MI Clean Energy Investment Forum

  VANCOUVER, 27 May 2019 – Six clean energy entrepreneurs from Africa, Asia and Central America had the opportunity to pitch their projects today at the Private Financing Advisory Network’s (PFAN) and Mission Innovation’s (MI) Clean Energy Investment Forum. The Forum was held in conjunction with the Tenth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM10) and the Fourth […]

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