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27 01 2020 | 08:04

Climate change pushes investors to take their temperature.

LONDON - Move over revenue growth and dividend payouts: it’s time to take your portfolio’s temperature. Policymakers are pushing investors to do more to ensure their portfolio choices help to meet…

27 01 2020 | 07:58

UK could tap into Africa's $24bn market for off-grid solar power.

UK investors could seize a $24bn investment opportunity by helping to connect millions of people without access to electricity to off-grid home solar power systems. The market for pay-as-you-go home…

27 01 2020 | 07:25

Eskom paying 10-times more for diesel than what renewable energy costs.

Eskom is currently paying multiple times more for diesel-generated electricity than the price of renewable energy – and it is completely unnecessary. This is the view of Dennis Dykes, chief…

25 01 2020 | 08:09

Prof. Santamouris: Decreasing temperature and energy poverty in our cities.

Through High-Performance Architecture, Professor Mattheos Santamouris tackles problems affecting most of the population of the world.     9 January 2020 UNSW Sydney

24 01 2020 | 09:54

New solar power source and storage developed.

A new form of combined solar power generation and storage is being developed for the UK. It couples thin, flexible, lighter solar sheets with energy storage to power buildings or charge vehicles off…

22 01 2020 | 09:07

UN finds that prospects for economic growth in 2020 hinge on reducing trade disputes and uncertainty.

1 in 5 countries will see per capita incomes stagnate or decline this year.

21 01 2020 | 09:21

Vestas plans 'zero-waste turbines' by 2040.

Vestas plans to eliminate non-recyclable waste from the manufacturing, operation and decommissioning of its wind turbines by 2040, becoming the first turbine maker to announce such a target. The…

21 01 2020 | 07:46

Education City Stadium awarded prestigious sustainability certificates.

Education City Stadium has become the first Qatar 2022 tournament venue to receive a five-star rating from the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS). The prestigious award, considered a…

21 01 2020 | 07:38

Glasgow unveils new electric buses to cut emissions ahead of net zero target.

Glasgow has unveiled all new electric buses that will be rolled out across the city. First Glasgow will roll out two all-electric buses as it becomes the city’s first commercial bus operator to…

21 01 2020 | 07:33

Air Pollution could kill 160,000 in the UK over next decade.

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has reported that 160,000 lives could be lost in the UK due to high levels of air pollution. The BHF has said that heart and circulatory disease deaths attributed…

21 01 2020 | 07:29

Terror, hope, anger, kindness: the complexity of life as we face the new normal.

In the faces of the bushfire victims we saw ourselves and our shared future. We can no longer shy away from reality.

19 01 2020 | 14:31

Wind energy ready to help deliver Europe’s Green Deal Investment Plan.

The European Commission unveiled today its Sustainable Europe Investment Plan, the financial pillar of the European Green Deal.

18 01 2020 | 11:44

Transitioning to 100% renewable energy by 2050 would pay for itself.

The cost of a global transition to 100% renewable energy would be $95 trillion CAD, but researchers say the investment would pay for itself in only seven years. Transitioning to 100 per cent…

18 01 2020 | 11:21

Renewables ‘dominate’ European energy mix in 2019.

Renewable energy sources overtook fossil fuels as Europe’s primary electricity source for the first time in 2019, according to energy market data analyst EnAppSys. The company’s latest report on the…

17 01 2020 | 08:04

Climate change: Where we are in seven charts and what you can do to help.

Climate change is set to cause major changes across the world: sea levels will rise, food production could fall and species may be driven to extinction. The UN has warned that the world needs to…

17 01 2020 | 07:59

Egypt- Electricity Ministry considers adding renewable energy offers to its 2035 Strategy.

The Ministry of Electricity studies adding bids of private companies to establish renewable energy plants to its 2035 Strategy which aims to produce about 47% of Egypt's total energy from renewable…

17 01 2020 | 07:57

Extreme weather leaves Congo capital residents underwater.

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Paulin Bolumbu thought his family lived a safe distance from the Congo River, but in November the water overran its banks by more than half a kilometer, inundating his corrugated…

17 01 2020 | 07:54

Australia fires: Smoke to make 'full circuit' around globe, Nasa says.

Smoke from the massive bushfires in Australia will soon circle the Earth back to the nation, says Nasa. Massive infernos have raged along the nation's east coast for months, pushing smoke across the…

17 01 2020 | 07:46

'Clean energy outperforms fossil fuels'

The past year was the cleanest on record for the British grid as zero carbon technology exceeded electricity supplies from polluting fuels. Britain has reached an historic clean energy milestone…

17 01 2020 | 07:33

Octopus secures £185m renewables mandate from National Grid UK Pension Scheme.

Octopus Renewables has secured a £185 million clean energy mandate from the National Gird UK Pension Scheme. Octopus Renewables, the specialist clean energy investor and part of Octopus Group, has…