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04.05.2018     Slow Death in Siberia

How Europe's coal dependency is devastating Russia's forests and indigenous Shor people


03.05.2018     25 Cities Commit to become Emissions Neutral by 2050 to Deliver on their Share of the Paris Agreement

C40 to support 9 Sub-Saharan African cities to create Paris Compliant Climate Action Plans, thanks to German Government.


23.04.2018     Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050

Renewable energy needs to be scaled up at least six times faster for the world to meet the decarbonisation and climate mitigation goals set out in the Paris Agreement, says Global Energy Transformation: A Roadmap to 2050.


03.04.2018     Ex-UN climate chief calls for green bonds to hit $1 trillion by 2020

Christiana Figueres is urging public authorities and corporates to scale up climate-friendly infrastructure investment by 2020, under the “green bond pledge”


27.03.2018     Renewable Energy

Utilization of renewable energy sources is one of the key mechanisms to ensure environmental safety, to reduce environmental impact and make efficient use of resources.


07.03.2018     Wind Energy Market to exceed $170bn by 2024

Growing demand for reliable, cost effective and environment friendly generation systems along with strict government norms to reduce GHG emissions will augment the wind energy market.


27.02.2018     Cape Town Water Crisis

After a long-running drought is now just months away from running out of water.


27.02.2018     WaterCrisis: Hope for water dashed

The National Treasury says it is not possible for the City of Cape Town to build a new water supply at a scale that would significantly alleviate the short-term effects of the drought crisis.


27.02.2018     Hydrogen a more sustainable bet for S’pore’s energy future

The Government recently announced big steps forward in Singapore’s renewable energy future — it intends to install solar panels across all new Housing Development Board blocks, with costs of installation about 40 per cent less than before.


16.02.2018     Divestment Is Now Mainstream. What Next for the Radical Climate Justice Movement?

Last week the University of Edinburgh divested its £1bn endowment from the fossil fuel industry, joining over a third of UK universities to divest over £11bn and becoming the wealthiest to do so.


12.02.2018     Brandon Dennison: Transforming coal country, one social enterprise at a time

Coalfield Development Corp. prepares workers for jobs in green construction, solar installation and sustainable agriculture — and to own their own companies.


25.01.2018     Global Risks 2018: Fractures, Fears and Failures

Last year’s Global Risks Report was published at a time of heightened global uncertainty and rising popular discontent with the existing political and economic order.


25.01.2018     China just launched the world’s largest carbon market. Here are 3 ways it can succeed

On December 19, China formally launched its national carbon market.


25.01.2018     Germany lifts 2030 renewable energy target to 65%

On Friday, a 28-page text covering the main policy fields cursorily was published after a previous draft had been leaked. For energy policy, the changes are encouraging, but a lot of question marks remain.


25.01.2018     This is how coal dies — super cheap renewables plus battery storage

Solar, wind, and battery prices are dropping so fast that, in Colorado, building new renewable power plus battery storage is now cheaper than running old coal plants. This increasingly renders existing coal plants obsolete.


10.01.2018     BNEF: Global offshore wind market to surge six-fold by 2030

China to overtake UK as market leader for new installations by 2022, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance


03.01.2018     Solar in Middle East: Ibri to host Oman’s first, 500 MW, solar power project

A Request for Qualifications (RfQ) for Oman’s first utility scale solar Independent Power Project (IPP) will be issued here today, paving the way for the aggressive and accelerated adoption of renewables as a source of power generation in the Sultanate.


06.06.2017     Report of the High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices

New conclusions from the High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices, led by Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Lord Nicholas Stern, provide the right advice at the right time to boost climate-friendly growth, investment and innovation...


04.04.2017     Policies for Climate Friendly Innovation and Investment in Materials

The report outlines a set of elements for the refinement of today’s policy framework, to support innovation and investment in climate friendly material options.


31.03.2017     The Role of Response Measures in Ensuring the Sustainable Transition to a Low-GHG Economy

The increasingly interconnected nature of the global economy means that the impacts of climate change mitigation measures, or response measures, are not confined within the borders of countries implementing them.


28.03.2017     EU paper industry reviews 2050 low-carbon industry roadmap

The European paper industry has launched the reviewed version of its 2050 Roadmap detailing the pathways and investment needed to cut its carbon emissions by 80% while creating 50% more added-value.


27.03.2017     Ontario's cap-and-trade system

How Ontario's cap-and-trade system works


21.02.2017     Energy scenarios and policies for Russia's low-carbon energy

To support Russia in developing informed, internally consistent and scientifically literate energy policies, this paper presents low-carbon emission trajectories commensurate with the 2 °C goal, using stakeholder-informed backcasting.


03.02.2017     Tetra Pak Announces Science Based Targets for Climate Impact Reduction

Working with the Science Based Targets initiative, the company also set a goal that by 2040, emissions will be down 58% compared with a year ago.


17.01.2017     These Are the World's Most Innovative Economies

Nordic nations dominate the top 15, while South Korea reigns supreme and Russia is dealt a huge blow


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