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  1. UN aviation body to address new emission rules rift
    UN aviation body to address new emission rules rift 10 Feb 2016

    The new set of standards on aircraft emissions could impact the larger planes built by the likes of Boeing and Airbus.

    Worldwide,Featured,Policy,Transport
  2. Global Electricity Initiative: 94% of utilities already affected by extreme weather events
    Global Electricity Initiative: 94% of utilities already affected by extreme weather events 8 Dec 2015

    A new survey by the Global Electricity Initiative has revealed that power utility CEOs consider a global climate vital to their businesses’ success

    Europe,Featured,Editor's Picks,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  3. Valuing the earth’s oceans at $24 Trillion is likely a huge understatement
    Valuing the earth’s oceans at $24 Trillion is likely a huge understatement 6 May 2015

    A recent WWF international report identifies the asset value of the world’s oceans at $24 trillion- the equivalent of the seventh largest global economy. The accuracy of this however is certainly questionable…

    Worldwide,Featured,Premium,Editor's Picks,Policy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  4. Business leaders to gather at Paris Climate Week to discuss sustainable innovation
    Business leaders to gather at Paris Climate Week to discuss sustainable innovation 5 May 2015

    The launch of SIF15 at Paris Climate Week will unite business leaders 200 days ahead of the event, encouraging early conversation amongst 100 high level private and public delegates

    Europe,Featured,Editor's Picks,Smart Cities
  5. SunErgy Project Will Provide Electricity to 92 Villages in Cameroon
    SunErgy Project Will Provide Electricity to 92 Villages in Cameroon 6 Mar 2015

    According to official statistics, access to electricity only reaches 1,000 of 11,000 villages in Cameroon, and within Sub-Saharan Africa only 32 per cent of the overall population have access to electricity.

    Africa,Featured,Editor's Picks,Sustainable Energy
  6. El Nino draws attention to Asia Pacific drought monitoring systems
    El Nino draws attention to Asia Pacific drought monitoring systems 2 Jul 2014

    It has recently been confirmed that there is a strong possibility that an El Nino event is going to impact global weather this year for the first time since the turn of the decade. Coming as the result of weakening trade winds over the tropical pacific, the result is heavy rains in some regions and zero rains in others. According to the Met office, this brings a very real chance of “major climatic impacts”.

    Oceania,Featured,Agriculture

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