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CEM to Support UK Presidency COP26 Breakthrough Agenda

1 November 2021 Glasgow, Scotland-- Launched at the World Leaders Summit at COP26, 40 world leaders commit to work together to make clean technologies and sustainable solutions the most affordable, accessible, and attractive option in sectors globally before 2030.1 

CEM will support the agendas for all four launched sectors including: 

  • Power: Support through CEM's Super-Efficiency Equipment and Deployment Initiative and CEM/ IEA TCP International Smart Grids Action Network2
  • Road Transport: CEM's Electric Vehicle Initiative3 
  • Steel: CEM's Industrial Deep Decarbonization Initiative4 
  • Hydrogen: CEM's Hydrogen Initiative5

To support the implementation of this work, the UK presidency have developed a global check-point process which includes an annual review of the State of the Transition Report. Ministers will come together to discuss this check-point process on the sidelines of CEM and MI annual meetings-- with the meeting taking place September 2022 in the United States. 

Watch the event recording here

Read the COP26 UK Presidency Press Release here and Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Press Release here

Learn more about the Breakthrough Agenda and its goals here

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1. The 42 countries that have endorsed the Breakthrough Agenda are: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cabo Verde, Chile, China, Denmark, Egypt, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Guinea Bissau, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Luxembourg, North Macedonia, Norway, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Panama, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Senegal, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States of America. 

2. The 32 countries participating in the Power Breakthrough are: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Egypt, European Union, France, Germany, Guinea Bissau, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Norway, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Panama, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the United States of America. 

3. The 30 countries participating in the Transport Breakthrough are: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Guinea Bissau, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Malta, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States of America. 

4. The 28 countries participating in the Steel Breakthrough are: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Egypt, European Union, Finland, Germany, Guinea Bissau, India, Ireland, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Norway, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States of America. 

5. the 33 countries participating in the Hydrogen Breakthrough are: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, Egypt, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Guinea Bissau, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Norway, Mauritania, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States of America.