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  1. New project to boost renewable energy in Mongolia
    New project to boost renewable energy in Mongolia 19 Jun 2017

    The new project focuses on improving the reliability and sustainability of electricity services in Mongolia, in the face of the country’s rising energy demand

    Asia,Sustainable Energy
  2. World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India
    World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India 19 Jun 2017

    The largest coal mining company in the world, Coal India, has announced plans to decommission a total of 37 mines which are no longer economically viable in India

    Asia,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. $1 billion to be spent on solar projects in Vietnam
    $1 billion to be spent on solar projects in Vietnam 16 Jun 2017

    Vietnamese sugar, energy, real estate and tourism conglomerate, TTC Group, plans to invest up to $1 billion in one of Vietnam’s largest portfolios of solar projects, in a bid to meet the nation’s growing power demand

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  4. Beijing 2022 on track to deliver sustainable Winter Olympics
    Beijing 2022 on track to deliver sustainable Winter Olympics 15 Jun 2017

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission has praised Beijing’s sustainability and legacy plans during its second review of the city’s preparations for the Olympic Winter Games

    Asia,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy
    Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy 13 Jun 2017

    The Singapore Sustainability Academy (SSA) has been built to highest energy efficiency and green building standards and will serve as the city-state’s sustainability learning and collaboration hub

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,COP 23
  6. China carbon market to launch as early as November
    China carbon market to launch as early as November 9 Jun 2017

    According to reports, China will launch its nationwide carbon emissions trading system by November at the "very earliest"

    Asia,Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. China and California partner on climate action
    China and California partner on climate action 7 Jun 2017

    China’s Ministry of Science and Technology and the government of California have signed an agreement to work together on combating climate change and reducing emissions

    Asia,North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. India to power all government ports with renewable energy
    India to power all government ports with renewable energy 2 Jun 2017

    According to reports, India plans to power all 12 of its major domestic ports with renewable energy, the first country in the world to so

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  9. South Korea to close 8 coal plants to reduce pollution
    South Korea to close 8 coal plants to reduce pollution 1 Jun 2017

    South Korea’s Energy Ministry has announced the country will be halting operations at eight of its oldest coal-fired power plants this month in a bid to reduce the country’s worsening air pollution

    Asia,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  10. China and EU to present joint plans for GHG emission reduction
    China and EU to present joint plans for GHG emission reduction 1 Jun 2017

    According to reports, on Friday 2 June, European and Chinese leaders will present a series of joint plans to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases and reaffirm their commitment to the Paris Agreement

    Asia,Europe,Carbon Reduction,COP 23

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