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  1. Facebook solar powered drones to boost internet access in Zambia
    Facebook solar powered drones to boost internet access in Zambia 1 Aug 2014

    Facebook has launched a new mobile app with telecommunications company Airtel and will use solar powered drones to improve access to health, job and weather information in developing countries

    Africa, Technology & Innovation
  2. EV sales double across Europe in 2013
    EV sales double across Europe in 2013 1 Aug 2014

    The electric vehicle market in the EU continued to grow in 2013 with sales doubling compared to the previous year and the introduction of cutting edge new models has been cited as a key reason for the growth

    Europe, Transport
  3. IMF calls for new efficient energy taxes
    IMF calls for new efficient energy taxes 1 Aug 2014

    The International Monetary Fund's Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, has called for taxes on energy to be increased to reflect the harmful environmental impact of fossil fuels

    Worldwide, Finance, Policy, Carbon Reduction
  4. Singapore to invest $100m in green data centres and green buildings
    Singapore to invest $100m in green data centres and green buildings 31 Jul 2014

    Singapore is investing S$100 million in two major initiatives for the research and development (R&D) of green data centres and to improve energy efficiency of buildings

    Asia, Policy, Smart Cities
  5. Japan, Caribbean sign $15m deal for climate collaboration
    Japan, Caribbean sign $15m deal for climate collaboration 31 Jul 2014

    Japan has committed US$15 million (£8.9m) in aid to the Caribbean, to support the regions climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts

    Asia, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy
  6. General Electric invests in wind power in India as part of $1bn clean energy drive
    General Electric invests in wind power in India as part of $1bn clean energy drive 31 Jul 2014

    GE, the infrastructure, finance and media giant, will invest in three wind power projects in India as part of its $1 billion (£591m) pledge to expand its renewable energy portfolio

    Asia, Sustainable Energy
  7. EPA hearings on emissions reduction plans start in U.S
    EPA hearings on emissions reduction plans start in U.S 30 Jul 2014

    Public hearings started on Tuesday to assess proposals from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to cut carbon emissions from the country's power plants

    North America, Policy, Carbon Reduction
  8. California, Mexico sign landmark climate agreement
    California, Mexico sign landmark climate agreement 30 Jul 2014

    California and Mexico signed a landmark new agreement on Monday and will collaborate on climate change adaptation and mitigation efforts with carbon pricing and clean energy projects high on the list of priorities

    North America, South America, Policy, Carbon Reduction
  9. BMW robots to be powered by 11,500 new solar panels
    BMW robots to be powered by 11,500 new solar panels 30 Jul 2014

    A new 3 megawatt (MW) solar installation made up of 11,500 panels was completed in the UK this week and the array will power over 1,000 BMW production robots at the companies MINI factory in Oxford

    Worldwide, Technology & Innovation
  10. India and UK to work together to meet renewable energy targets
    India and UK to work together to meet renewable energy targets 29 Jul 2014

    Edward Davey, the UK’s Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, met with his Indian counterpart, Piyush Goyal, in New Delhi last week and the two countries will collaborate to meet renewable energy targets

    Asia, Policy, Sustainable Energy

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