NEWS RELEASE: Mission Innovation participates in UN Climate Action Summit

  NEWS RELEASE New York, 24 September 2019 – At the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, Mission Innovation (MI) members reiterated their ongoing commitment and the importance of accelerating clean energy innovation to meet long-term climate goals and provide affordable, reliable and secure energy supplies. Several new initiatives and coalitions that will spur […]

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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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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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19 clean energy innovators announced as inaugural cohort of Mission Innovation Champions

  Vancouver, Canada – Mission Innovation (MI) unveiled the inaugural cohort of Mission Innovation Champions as part of the global MI Champions Program. The program seeks to celebrate and support innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution. During the MI Champions Awards Ceremony held at the Fourth Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-4) event in […]

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