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01 04 2020 | 11:50

WindEnergy Hamburg 2020 - Meet the Key Players in the offshore segment.

Preparations for WindEnergy Hamburg 2020 are in full swing. The exhibition halls are 90% booked already.

01 04 2020 | 10:48

UK government reveals decline in greenhouse gas emissions as renewables surge.

Data from the UK Government has revealed that in 2019, greenhouse gas emissions declined 3.6% from 2018. In 2019, total UK greenhouse gas emissions were provisionally 45.2% lower than in 1990 and 3.…

01 04 2020 | 10:12

Ivory Coast-based waste management startup Coliba raises GreenTec funding.

Ivory Coast-based startup Coliba, which has developed a recycling and waste management platform, has raised funding from German firm GreenTec Capital Partners, which will also provide the company…

01 04 2020 | 10:08

Developing a global 'immune response' to 21st century challenges.

Tackling social and environmental challenges in a deeply interconnected world requires a new way of working. A recent simulation hosted by Johns Hopkins University found that a ‘moderately…

01 04 2020 | 09:57

British American Tobacco sets out new sustainability strategy.

British American Tobacco publishes its new sustainability report and sets out plans to become carbon neutral by 2030. The tobacco manufacturing company has published its new sustainability report,…

01 04 2020 | 09:56

How architect Mariam Kamara is masterminding a sustainable future for Niger.

For Niger-born architect Mariam Kamara, the 2018 Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative presented her with a tremendous opportunity. The two-year program, which pairs emerging creative talents with…

31 03 2020 | 10:48

INFORMATION IS POWER - Climate services reach 10.2 million people.

UNDP-supported climate information and early warning systems projects have reached 10.2 million people in the past 12 years. As we celebrate World Meteorological Day we explore the power of…

31 03 2020 | 10:10

International online conference on solar energy: 23/04/2020

April 23, 2020 The world is going through difficult times.

29 03 2020 | 14:40

Solar is key to the success of the future’s cities.

Solar and IoT hold the key to modern urban landspaces if properly secured, guest author Chris Jones, tech expert from U.S. based activist group TurnOnVPN elaborates. There’s been a lot of buzz…

29 03 2020 | 14:23

Fish ponds and water harvesting: climate-smart farming comes to Kenya.

Unable to rely on the catch from Lake Victoria, locals are finding success with new and sustainable agriculture methods. It might not be clear why a fish pond project should take root in a region…

26 03 2020 | 09:17

Siemens unveils UK’s first converted ‘Electric Avenue’.

Siemens has unveiled the UK’s first street that has been fully converted for charging electric vehicles. Over half a mile in length, the avenue ‘Electric Avenue, W9’ in Westminster has been turned…

26 03 2020 | 09:13

Mutriku Wave Energy Plant hits new output milestone, generating 2 GWh.

The Mutriku Wave Energy Plant has reached a new output milestone, having generated an accumulated figure of 2,000,000 kWh — a feat never before achieved by any wave power facility. The Mutriku Wave…

23 03 2020 | 07:01

Win for conservation as African black rhino numbers rise

Slow recovery due to relocating groups and stronger protection through law enforcement. Numbers of African black rhinos in the wild have risen by several hundred, a rare boost in the conservation of…

23 03 2020 | 06:49

JOB VACANCIES: National Oceanography Centre (NOC).

National Oceanography Centre (NOC) - Live Job Vacancies Please see below for a list of the job vacancies currently a

23 03 2020 | 06:47

McDonald’s goes green by ditching plastic in Happy Meal toys.

The fast-food chain expects to remove over 3,000 metric tons of plastic from the business from 2021 by abolishing plastic happy meal toys. Fast-food restaurant chain McDonald’s has announced it will…

23 03 2020 | 06:35

WEBINAR: IEA SHC Solar Academy : Solar heat and electricity: PVT solutions for buildings and industry.

Over the past few years, PVT systems that combine solar thermal technology and solar PV have gained more attention. In 2018, IEA SHC started the Task 60 called “PVT systems” to better understand the…

23 03 2020 | 06:35

Wales to ban single use plastics by 2021.

The Welsh government hopes that the measures will make the country one of the world’s top recycling nations. The Welsh Government has set out plans designed to restrict the sale of single-use, hard…

23 03 2020 | 06:18

O2 teams up with SSE to help its supply chain switch to renewable energy.

O2 and SSE Business Energy have joined forces for a new renewable energy initiative. The new initiative will let O2 suppliers and partners buy renewable energy direct from SSE Business Energy at a…

23 03 2020 | 06:10

UPM signs €750m loan linked to performance on climate targets.

Finnish forestry business UPM has linked its sustainability ratings directly to the pricing mechanism of its credit facilities. UPM will become one of the first businesses in the world to have…

23 03 2020 | 06:04

Good Energy and Ørsted sign clean power deal.

Good Energy signs deal with Ørsted to secure offshore wind power for over 30,000 homes in the UK. UK clean power company Good Energy has renewed a deal with Danish offshore wind energy giant Ørsted…