05 June 2013 | Agriculture, Asia, Policy & Legislation, Waste Management
Every year on June 5th, people across the planet celebrate the United Nations World Environment Day. It is a day for action in virtually every country in the world to improve the environment now and for the future
05 June 2013 | Forestry, Carbon management, Conference of the Parties
UN climate change conference this week in Bonn to see new proposal for REDD+ governing body, which could help provide a solution to how countries monitor, report and verify successful emissions reductions.
05 June 2013 | Asia, Biodiversity, Policy & Legislation, Waste Management
The first World Environment Day was celebrated in 1973 to spread awareness about the environment and the need to preserve our biodiversity. The theme this year is Think.Eat.Save, which is a campaign designed to minimise food loss and reduce food wastage.
05 June 2013 | Energy, Europe, Bio-based technologies
Scottish government approves of plan to build a £465 million biomass plant to generate electricity and heat from wood
30 May 2013 | Europe, Carbon management
European Commission's Copernicus programme to help monitor greenhouse gas emissions
27 May 2013 | Cities & the Built Environment, Transportation, Carbon management
Sir Peter Hendy CBE, Commissioner of Transport for London, has been elected President of the International Association of Public Transport during the General Assembly of the 60th UITP World Congress in Geneva
20 May 2013 | Carbon management, Europe, 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, Europe, 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 | Finance & The Green Economy, Agriculture, Africa
African Development Bank boosts support for climate change resilience in Angola, Benin and Madagascar by accessing nearly US$18 million of adaptation finance.
13 May 2013 | Cities & the Built Environment, Telecommunications and IT, Worldwide
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have a crucial role to play in tackling the developmental challenges facing cities, concluded participants attending the 8th ITU Symposium on ICT and Environment Change, held in Turin this month.
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