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07 03 2021 | 07:50

Africa is only tapping into 0.01% of its wind power potential.

In 2020, 821 MW of new wind power capacity was installed in Africa and the Middle East, bringing total capacity in the region to over 7 GW, which helps to avoid 10.7 million tonnes of CO2 emissions…

07 03 2021 | 07:20

Volvo says it will make only electric cars by 2030.

Swedish carmaker also says it will sell its vehicles to consumers online only. Volvo plans to sell only electric cars by 2030 in the latest move by a legacy carmaker to abandon fossil fuels that…

05 03 2021 | 13:25

Renewables in Cities 2021 Global Status Report - Launching 18 March

Coming 18 March 2021: the second Renewables in Cities Global Status Report. Click here to register for the launch event and/or sign up to receive the report.

03 03 2021 | 09:40

7 Unexpected Things You Can Compost.

Composting is the best way to get rid of your kitchen scraps without sending them to the landfill. And if you’ve been composting for a while, you may have already started experimenting with …

03 03 2021 | 09:32

Wind energy in Europe in 2020 - Trends and statistics

Europe installed 14.7 GW (10.5 GW in the EU-27) of new wind capacity in 2020. The 6% decrease compared to 2019 was due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the onshore wind sector. 80% of the…

03 03 2021 | 08:37

One Large Pie, Extra Sustainability: Dispelling Pizza Box Recycling Myths.

By Jeff Chalovich, chief commercial officer and president, Corrugated Packaging, WestRock

27 02 2021 | 08:58

UNFCC: NDC Synthesis Report

Bonn / New York, 26 February 2021 – UN Climate Change today publis

26 02 2021 | 10:43

Facebook expands mythbusting centre to tackle climate change conspiracies.

Facebook has announced that it is expanding its Climate Science Information Centre, which provides people with information about global warming.

26 02 2021 | 10:22

ENEL among the 50 most sustainable companies worldwide in 2020 “seal” business sustainability awards.

Enel was featured in the 2020 SEAL Organizational Impact Award category, representing the 50 most sustainable companies globally Enel

26 02 2021 | 09:44

Future Jobs: 6 Green Careers Set to Grow in the Next Decade.

From urban farming to sustainable design, young people could be set to enter a new world of work. Why Global Citizens Should Care

26 02 2021 | 09:26

EDF announces agreement for battery optimisation with Eelpower.

Eelpower, one of the pioneer investors and operators of large-scale commercial energy storage assets in the UK, have selected EDF as their next trading and optimisation partner. The partnership will…

23 02 2021 | 11:45

2021 EPG Summer School / 22-30 July 2021 - “Smart Transformation in the Energy Sector”.

The fourth edition of Energy Policy Group’s Summer School will be held between 22-30 July 2021, with a focus on “Smart Transformation in the Energy Sector”.

21 02 2021 | 08:24

California lawmakers introduce bill to ban fracking by 2027.

The bill, introduced by two Democrats, would also ban the drilling method around schools and homes by the start of 2022. California lawmakers have introduced a bill in the State Senate to ban…

20 02 2021 | 07:17

Climate Adaptation and the promise to leave no-one behind.

Learn how UNDP’s climate adaptation work supports each of the 17 SDGs across Asia and the Pacific in this inspiring

20 02 2021 | 06:52

The sustainable transition – Is ambition alone enough?

As vaccine roll-out continues to grow across Europe, it is time for national jurisdictions to look their long-term economic recovery. While businesses in the short-term will require funding to keep…

18 02 2021 | 10:06

The Greek island where renewable energy and hybrid cars rule.

Female Mayors at the forefront of green development in the Mediterranean Tasos Dimalexis and his colleagues from the Hellenic Ornithological Society had spent days scouring the rocky promontory on…

17 02 2021 | 09:33

UN says lack of proper infrastructure planning is costly and hurts COVID-19 recovery, climate action, and SDGs.

New UN guide shows how governments can use long-term infrastructure planning starting today to save money, increase efficiency, and promote sustainability

17 02 2021 | 09:17

First UK homes with hydrogen boilers and hobs to be built by April.

Government says two properties in Gateshead will offer public a glimpse of the ‘potential home of the future’ The UK’s first homes to be fitted with boilers and hobs that run on hydrogen rather than…

17 02 2021 | 08:51

Top ten global countries with the highest proportion of renewables.

A UK-based price comparison company, Compare the Market, released the results of a study conducted in 2019 to analyse countries using the highest and the least amounts of renewable energy. The study…

17 02 2021 | 08:09

Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions.

One of the big contributors to climate change is right beneath your feet, and transforming it could be a powerful solution for keeping greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere.