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  1. UNECE calls for fiscal incentives for global climate deal
    UNECE calls for fiscal incentives for global climate deal 2 Dec 2014

    A member from the UNECE suggested for fiscal incentive to take place at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris 2015

    Europe, Policy, Carbon Reduction
  2. First day of COP20 UN climate meeting tackles oil prices
    First day of COP20 UN climate meeting tackles oil prices 2 Dec 2014

    Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, Christiana Figueres addressed COP20 delegates and argued that falling oil prices show the “high risk” of fossil fuel investments compared with renewable energies

    South America, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Carbon Reduction
  3. Lima climate conference to prepare global deal for COP21 in Paris
    Lima climate conference to prepare global deal for COP21 in Paris 1 Dec 2014

    COP20 commences today with more than 190 countries to collaborate in Lima, Peru to negotiate a global warming deal for Paris next year

    Europe, South America, Policy, Carbon Reduction
  4. UN climate talks begin in Peru
    UN climate talks begin in Peru 1 Dec 2014

    20th session of the Conference of the Parties is hosted by the UNFCCC and one hundred and ninety-five nations have committed to finalising a new climate deal in Paris next year

    Worldwide, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Carbon Reduction
  5. WBCSD Southeast Asia partners launch new sustainable development platform
    WBCSD Southeast Asia partners launch new sustainable development platform 1 Dec 2014

    Action 2020 in Southeast Asia was announced at the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development on Wednesday and WBCSD chief executive Peter Bakker said that the partnership is essential to green fast-growing Southeast Asia, where energy use is projected to triple in the next decade

    Asia, Technology & Innovation, Sustainable Energy
  6. Delta Products Corporation deploy electric charge points
    Delta Products Corporation deploy electric charge points 28 Nov 2014

    According to Vice President of DTE Energy 2015 will bring many more clusters of charging stations to be reliable adjuncts to the electric grid

    Asia, North America, Technology & Innovation, Sustainable Energy
  7. Deforestation drops 18pc in Brazil’s Amazon
    Deforestation drops 18pc in Brazil’s Amazon 28 Nov 2014

    Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest has dropped by 18 per cent in the past year according to an announcement by Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira on Wednesday

    South America, Policy, Agriculture
  8. Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation pledges $2m to ocean protection charity
    Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation pledges $2m to ocean protection charity 27 Nov 2014

    Leonardo Dicaprio collaborates with charity to develop future initiatives in protecting the world’s five oceans.

    Worldwide, Technology & Innovation, Sustainable Energy, Agriculture
  9. New UK nuclear reactors to be reviewed
    New UK nuclear reactors to be reviewed 27 Nov 2014

    Decision to build two giant nuclear reactors in South-West England is being reviewed with £25bn construction costs estimated to be four times the cost of putting on the 2012 London Olympics

    Europe, Finance, Technology & Innovation
  10. World Bank to fund coal projects only in “extreme need”
    World Bank to fund coal projects only in “extreme need” 26 Nov 2014

    President Jim Yong Kim confirms the World Bank will invest in clean energy and will only fund coal projects in “circumstances of extreme need” as climate change will undermine efforts to reduce poverty

    Worldwide, Sustainable Energy, Carbon Reduction

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