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  1. Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change
    Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change 16 Jan 2018

    Germany has signed three agreements with Bangladesh to improve the country's infrastructure and resilience against the impacts of climate change.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture
    India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture 12 Jan 2018

    “The journey ahead offers limitless opportunities”, said India’s agriculture minister at a summit in New Dehli yesterday.

    Asia,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. China will drive forward renewable energy for many years to come
    China will drive forward renewable energy for many years to come 10 Jan 2018

    China has dominated the building and financing of clean energy technologies in 2017 setting the country well on track to drive growth in the sector for decades.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. China announces huge reforestation plans
    China announces huge reforestation plans 8 Jan 2018

    The Chinese government has announced that new trees to be planted in 2018 will cover at least 6.6 million hectares all over the country- an area estimated to be the size of Ireland, in a bid to become the world leader in conservation.

    Asia,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. China’s first electric plane can fly for up to 2 hours
    China’s first electric plane can fly for up to 2 hours 5 Jan 2018

    The first Chinese two-seater trainer plane is now able to fly for two hours emissions-free offering another revolutionary development to the air travel industry and providing valuable lessons for scaling up the technology.

    Asia,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. China signs memorandum to address climate impacts in Asia
    China signs memorandum to address climate impacts in Asia 3 Jan 2018

    China has recently signed a memorandum of understanding to investigate the impacts of climate change in central Asia.

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. India becomes the first country to launch a floating solar power programme
    India becomes the first country to launch a floating solar power programme 2 Jan 2018

    The Indian government has launched an ambitious floating solar power programme in order to boost the development of the niche technology and invest in the next generation of solar power.

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. China’s carbon market is finally unveiled
    China’s carbon market is finally unveiled 19 Dec 2017

    Chinese officials have provided updates on the country’s long-anticipated carbon cap-and-trade scheme, which aspires to be the biggest in the world.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Major Chinese city will become the first to run exclusively on electric buses
    Major Chinese city will become the first to run exclusively on electric buses 19 Dec 2017

    Shenzhen, a major city in the Chinese province of Guangdong is well on track to make all its current buses electric by the end of the year, becoming the first city in the world to operate a completely electric bus fleet.

    Asia,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. China breaks ground on the world’s largest floating solar plant
    China breaks ground on the world’s largest floating solar plant 14 Dec 2017

    China is set to break yet another record in solar technology by developing a world-first 150 megawatt (MW) floating solar PV plant as a new experiment aimed at cutting down the cost of solar energy.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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