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  1. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania set to become resilient megacity
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania set to become resilient megacity 26 Aug 2014

    Officials in Dar es Salaam have drawn up plans to turn the largest city in Tanzania into a megacity resilient to the effects of climate change

    Africa, Smart Cities
  2. Rockefeller Foundation opens 100 Resilient Cities challenge 2014
    Rockefeller Foundation opens 100 Resilient Cities challenge 2014 26 Aug 2014

    The Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities challenge 2014 has officially opened and applications will be accepted from cities that are adopting sustainable policies

    Worldwide, Smart Cities
  3. UK Green Investment Bank commits £64m for clean energy plant
    UK Green Investment Bank commits £64m for clean energy plant 26 Aug 2014

    GIB and Derbyshire County Council have formed a partnership for energy from waste power plant project that also has financial support from Germany’s Bayerische Landesbank and Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

    Europe, Finance, Technology & Innovation, Sustainable Energy
  4. Brazil targets 3.5 GW of solar power by 2018
    Brazil targets 3.5 GW of solar power by 2018 22 Aug 2014

    Brazil is going to boost the development of its local solar power industry in a bid to reduce its dependence on a struggling hydropower system

    South America, Sustainable Energy
  5. Clean energy companies set to invest $7bn in Chile
    Clean energy companies set to invest $7bn in Chile 21 Aug 2014

    Clean energy developers are set to invest around US$7 billion in renewable energy projects in Chile after Energy Minister Pacheco announced a suite of financial incentives on Thursday

    South America, Finance, Sustainable Energy
  6. IRENA report assesses renewable energy readiness in Peru
    IRENA report assesses renewable energy readiness in Peru 21 Aug 2014

    The International Renewable Energy Agency has published a groundbreaking report on renewable energy potential in Peru that could become a model for the Latin American region

    South America, Sustainable Energy
  7. ACT government targets carbon neutrality
    ACT government targets carbon neutrality 21 Aug 2014

    The Australian Capital Territory government is aiming to make its operations carbon neutral by 2020 and Environment Minister Simon Corbell announced that a new framework will be implemented with a wide-ranging buildings audit the first step

    Oceania, Policy
  8. USAID and Rockefeller Foundation launch $100m climate fund for Africa and Asia
    USAID and Rockefeller Foundation launch $100m climate fund for Africa and Asia 20 Aug 2014

    The US Agency for International Development and the Rockefeller Foundation have launched a US$100 million (£60 million) fund to help countries in Africa and Asia improve their resiliency to climate change

    Africa, Asia, North America, Finance
  9. Ebola epidemic being driven by deforestation and climate change
    Ebola epidemic being driven by deforestation and climate change 20 Aug 2014

    The deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa has been partly caused by deforestation and climate change according to new evidence from experts.

    Africa, Policy, Agriculture
  10. Low carbon fund unveiled by Scotland First Minister Salmond
    Low carbon fund unveiled by Scotland First Minister Salmond 19 Aug 2014

    Candidates for new fund will have to outbid other community partnerships in order to gain access to funding, and will have to demonstrate how their projects are the most effective in promoting renewable energy developments

    Europe, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy

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