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  1. Sustainability at the heart of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
    Sustainability at the heart of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics 19 Jan 2017

    Beijing 2022 is set to be the most environmentally friendly Winter Olympic Games yet

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  2. Bhutan: the world’s first carbon-negative country
    Bhutan: the world’s first carbon-negative country 18 Jan 2017

    Bhutan produces 1.5 million tonnes of carbon every year, but thanks to the country’s 72 per cent forest coverage, more than 6 million tonnes of carbon is absorbed

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. Low-cost solar solutions light thousands of homes in India
    Low-cost solar solutions light thousands of homes in India 17 Jan 2017

    Last April, India’s Energy Minister Piyush Goyal announced it is now less costly to produce electricity from the sun than from coal in the country

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,COP 23
  4. Philippines to ratify UN climate deal by July
    Philippines to ratify UN climate deal by July 11 Jan 2017

    The Philippines will ratify the landmark international Paris Agreement after pressure from the Obama administration and France

    Asia,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. India’s solar capacity to double in 2017
    India’s solar capacity to double in 2017 9 Jan 2017

    In 2017, India’s solar capacity is projected to double to 18 GW, with 14.2 GW of solar projects currently under development and tenders for approximately 6.3 GW are yet to be auctioned

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. China to cut 15% of energy consumption by 2020
    China to cut 15% of energy consumption by 2020 9 Jan 2017

    China’s State Council has announced on 5 January its five-year plan – from 2016 to 2020 – to cut energy consumption by 15 per cent by 2020

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. China to invest $361 billion into renewable power by 2020
    China to invest $361 billion into renewable power by 2020 5 Jan 2017

    World’s largest energy market looks to move from coal towards cleaner energy in order to battle hazardous smog

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. First Bangladesh “smart city”
    First Bangladesh “smart city” 9 Dec 2016

    Officials have announced that the first Bangladesh “smart city” is to be built in Purbachal in central Bangladesh by 2018

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Korea targets emission reductions
    Korea targets emission reductions 7 Dec 2016

    On Tuesday, the Korean government announced mid and long-term action plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the country.

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  10. World's largest solar plant opened in India
    World's largest solar plant opened in India 2 Dec 2016

    The world’s largest solar plant has been unveiled by the Adani Group in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu, in the south of India

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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