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US solar market hits record high

  US solar market hits record high
4:30pm - 29 June 2016

The American solar power market is entering its most prosperous decadeand is growing faster than coal and natural gas power

North America, Sustainable Energy

Johnson Controls and Sacramento NBA team sign green buildings deal

  Johnson Controls and Sacramento NBA team sign green buildings deal
4:15pm - 29 June 2016

Johnson Controls and US basketball team the Sacramento Kings have signed an agreement that will make the NBA team’s new home a leading green building

North America, Smart Cities, Sports, Tech. & Innovation

11th Hour Racing promotes sustainable sailing

  11th Hour Racing promotes sustainable sailing
12:18pm - 29 June 2016

11th Hour Racing and the Schmidt Family Foundation are developing a new model of sponsorship for sailing teams committed to sustainable practices

Europe, Worldwide, Sports
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  The Green Games: Tokyo 2020

The Green Games: Tokyo 2020

Smart Cities, Sports

President of the Japanese Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, discusses how sustainability will be a key factor at the 2020 Olympic Games and outlines his vision for the future of the Olympic movement

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement

EIB President’s visit to China to strengthen partnership and increase climate engagement

Asia, Europe, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy

Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank, the world’s largest internationally owned public bank, will this week lead a high-level delegation on an official visit to China

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Tine Sundtoft

Giving living forests an economic value

by Tine Sundtoft
Ministry of Climate and Environment, Norway
  Adnan Z Amin

Renewable energy on islands: a pathway to prosperity

by Adnan Z Amin
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  Dr Neil Hawkins

Breakthrough Collaborations: The Human Element at Work

by Dr Neil Hawkins
The Dow Chemical Company
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Ban Ki-moon to appoint new head of UN Environment Programme

Ban Ki-moon to appoint new head of UN Environment Programme

Worldwide, Policy

UN Secretary-General is set to appoint Erik Solheim of Norway as the new Executive Director of UNEP

  Kiira Motors CEO, Paul Isaac Musasizi, on Africa’s first solar powered bus

Kiira Motors CEO, Paul Isaac Musasizi, on Africa’s first solar powered bus

Africa, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Transport

Interview with Kiira Motors CEO on how his company has been developing Africa’s first solar powered bus

  Decarbonisation – the time is now

Decarbonisation – the time is now

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 21, Policy, Sustainable Energy

Barbara Hendricks, Federal Environment Minister, Germany

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