20 May 2013 | Carbon management, Energy
EU should scrap fossil fuel and renewable energy subsidies and set a target to cut oil imports according to Poland’s environment minister
17 May 2013 | Energy, Waste Management
Fortum, the Finnish engineering company, has opened the first waste-to-energy combined heat and power plan in the Baltic region.
14 May 2013 | Agriculture, Finance & The Green Economy
African Development Bank boosts support for climate change resilience in Angola, Benin and Madagascar by accessing nearly US$18 million of adaptation finance.
Upsolar, a leading developer and producer of PV modules, has offices across Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas, and is helping to accelerate global solar energy adoption. Climate Action caught up with Upsolar's CEO, Mr. Zhe Jiang, to find out more about how smart modules are reducing costs promoting renewable energy expansion.
A host of top CEOs and industry leaders will meet in Geneva to share ideas and debate future business models that will help the sustainable mobility sector move forwards.
South-East Europe is a part of the global green revolution. Nearly 300 billion euros will be invested by 2020 in regional energy infrastructure, which will boost the economy by developing the bio-, wind-, solar-, geothermal- and hydro energy.
The Resilient Cities 2013 - the 4th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation will take place on 31 May - 2 June 2013 in Bonn, Germany.
The current Ethio-Egyptian diplomatic dispute over the construction of the Renaissance Dam highlights the need for regional cooperation and transparency to prevent the derailment of large sustainable energy projects by political apprehension.
Satellite to measure levels of carbon dioxide in forests given the go ahead by European Space Agency
15 May 2013 | Carbon management, Forestry
The ESA has given the green light to launch a satellite that will be dedicated to monitoring and ‘weighing’ the earth’s forests and calculate the amount of carbon dioxide they store.
22 April 2013 | Energy, Finance & The Green Economy
One of the biggest obstacles when it comes to developing new green technologies is money, so it should come as good news to companies in the eco-sector that the brainchild of the UK coalition government known as the Green Investment Bank (GIB) is finally in business.
14 May 2013 | Carbon management, Policy & Legislation
South Korea will launch its emissions trading scheme in a little over 18 months. The government has yet to finalise the design of the scheme and is currently engaged in an active dialogue with industry.
25 April 2013 | Carbon management, Cities & the Built Environment
Ecological design is an art by which we aim to restore and maintain the wholeness of the entire fabric of life increasingly fragmented by specialization, scientific reductionism, and bureaucratic division.