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Monday, November 30, 2015
Announcing "Mission Innovation"
"Today in Paris, President Obama and French President Hollande, along with a wide range of other top global leaders, will announceMission Innovation, an initiative to dramatically accelerate public and private global clean energy innovation to address global climate change, provide affordable clean energy to consumers, including in the developing world, and create additional commercial opportunities in clean energy.
Through the initiative, 20 countries are committing to double their respective clean energy research and development (R&D) investment over five years. These countries include the top five most populous nations -- China, India, the United States, Indonesia and Brazil. They stretch across five continents. And when you add all partner countries together, they represent 75 percent of the world’s CO2 emissions from electricity, and more than 80 percent of the world’s clean energy R&D investment..." Mission Innovation