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  1. World’s first green mosque opens in Dubai
    World’s first green mosque opens in Dubai 24 Jul 2014

    Khalifa Al Tajer Mosque could achieve LEED Silver certification according to US Green Building Council requirements and opened on Friday in Dubai

    Middle East, Sustainable Energy, Smart Cities
  2. $1.3m funding for wave power development in Australia
    $1.3m funding for wave power development in Australia 24 Jul 2014

    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced AUS$1.3 million in funding for the countries national science agency to research and develop wave power projects.

    Oceania, Finance, Technology & Innovation, Sustainable Energy
  3. EIB to lend £190m for UK smart meter roll out
    EIB to lend £190m for UK smart meter roll out 24 Jul 2014

    The European Investment Bank announced on Wednesday that it will lend £190 million to support the deployment of smart meter technologies across the UK

    Europe, Finance, Technology & Innovation, Sustainable Energy
  4. World Bank calls for boost to carbon pricing
    World Bank calls for boost to carbon pricing 24 Jul 2014

    The World Bank Group and a host of companies have called on governments and corporations around the world to support carbon pricing to bring down emissions.

    Worldwide, Carbon Reduction
  5. UNEP and Climate Action renew partnership in run up to Paris 2015
    UNEP and Climate Action renew partnership in run up to Paris 2015 23 Jul 2014

    The United Nations Environment Programme and Climate Action announce 3-year renewal of their partnership building on seven years of collaboration

    Europe, South America, Technology & Innovation, Policy
  6. BRICS group to channel $100bn towards sustainable development through new bank
    BRICS group to channel $100bn towards sustainable development through new bank 22 Jul 2014

    Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, launch a the New Development Bank that will channel investments towards sustainable development and infrastructure projects

    Worldwide, Finance
  7. India to double tax on coal to drive clean energy targets
    India to double tax on coal to drive clean energy targets 22 Jul 2014

    Finance minister, Arun Jaitley, announces plans to finance a raft of renewable energy projects in the country by doubling the tax on coal

    Asia, Policy
  8. Shinsei planning $2bn of loans for clean energy in Japan
    Shinsei planning $2bn of loans for clean energy in Japan 21 Jul 2014

    Shinsei Bank is planning to provide up to 200 billion yen (US$2 billion) in loans for clean energy projects in Japan

    Asia, Sustainable Energy
  9. Renewable energy investment up 33pc in second quarter of 2014
    Renewable energy investment up 33pc in second quarter of 2014 21 Jul 2014

    Boost to global renewable energy investments mainly due to record-breaking £2.2 billion North Sea offshore wind farm, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance

    Worldwide, Sustainable Energy
  10. UNEP and UK universities sign sustainability agreement
    UNEP and UK universities sign sustainability agreement 21 Jul 2014

    United Nations Environment Programme and universities across the UK have sign a unique three-year agreement that will see British sustainable innovation promoted on a global scale

    Europe, Technology & Innovation

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