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  1. India announces plans to build 100 smart cities
    India announces plans to build 100 smart cities 19 Aug 2014

    India's new government has announced ambitious plans to spend US$1.13 billion (£690 million) on building 100 "smart cities" across the country

    Asia, Smart Cities
  2. UNEP and DNV GL partnership for clean energy projects in developing countries
    UNEP and DNV GL partnership for clean energy projects in developing countries 18 Aug 2014

    United Nations Environment Programme and global risk management company DNV GL have announced a new partnership to improve access to climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies in developing countries

    Worldwide, Sustainable Energy
  3. BMW launch EV series in Singapore
    BMW launch EV series in Singapore 18 Aug 2014

    BMW i3 electric vehicle (EV) and the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car were unveiled last week as part of the company's move to expand its e-mobility footprint in Asia

    Asia, Transport
  4. First next generation 6MW offshore wind turbine installed in UK
    First next generation 6MW offshore wind turbine installed in UK 15 Aug 2014

    New Siemens turbine is the first of 35 to be installed off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea and represents the next generation of larger machines designed to boost output and reduce costs

    Europe, Technology & Innovation, Sustainable Energy
  5. Largest floating solar plant set for India
    Largest floating solar plant set for India 14 Aug 2014

    Indian solar power company Vikram Solar will begin construction on the world's largest floating solar power plant on a lake in east India and the application will also be the first in the country

    Asia, Technology & Innovation, Policy, Sustainable Energy
  6. Mexico leads Central American clean energy boom
    Mexico leads Central American clean energy boom 14 Aug 2014

    Mexico is set to achieve record levels of clean energy investments this year, further reinforcing Central America's status as a leading emerging clean tech market.

    North America, South America, Sustainable Energy
  7. UNEP report calls for climate change adaptation investments in Africa
    UNEP report calls for climate change adaptation investments in Africa 13 Aug 2014

    The United Nations Environment Programme's Keeping Track of Adaptation Actions in Africa (KTAA) report highlights a significant threat to Africa, where around two thirds of people currently depend on agriculture for their livelihoods and has called for investment in key climate change adaptation projects to prevent years of development in Africa being undone by drought or flooding

    Africa, Finance, Agriculture
  8. Iran opens major new wind energy project
    Iran opens major new wind energy project 13 Aug 2014

    Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian and the MAPNA Group opened the first phase of the Kahak wind farm in the north-west province of Qazvin, which neighbours Tehran Province and reports suggest that it will have a 17.5MW capacity

    Middle East, Policy, Sustainable Energy
  9. World Bank move to boost carbon pricing
    World Bank move to boost carbon pricing 12 Aug 2014

    The World Bank Group, businesses groups, and investors have called on governments and corporations to support carbon pricing to cut green house gas (GHG) emissions and reduce the worsening impacts of climate change

    Worldwide, Carbon Reduction
  10. AIDF Food Security Summit to address food security crisis in the Asia Pacific
    AIDF Food Security Summit to address food security crisis in the Asia Pacific 12 Aug 2014

    Government representatives, UN agencies, NGOs, development banks and international companies are gathering on 2 October at the annual AIDF Food Security Summit to address the imminent food security crisis facing the Asia Pacific region

    Asia, Policy, Agriculture

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