Image: SustainableBusiness.com

Image: SustainableBusiness.com

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, U.S. President Barack Obama, and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto have agreed to set a historic goal for the countries’ respective energy ministers to work toward a joint North America target of meeting 50 percent clean power generation by 2025. Initiatives under the climate agreement, dubbed the “Three Amigos” pact, will include: policies such as Mexico’s Energy Transition Law and the U.S. Clean Power Plan; collaborating on cross-border transmission projects for renewable energy; strengthening energy efficiency standards in all three countries.In a joint statement, the three leaders said that continent’s “highly integrated economies and energy systems afford a tremendous opportunity” for harnessing clean energy growth and creating thousands of cjobs for a clean economy.

– via White House statement

 

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