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Environmental risks are biggest threat to world economy, sustainable development

March 31, 2020

Environmental risks are biggest threat to world economy

Author: Danko Kalkan, Green Finance and Environmental Management Expert Climate change, intensive resource use and other environmental risks are the greatest threat to the global economy. The expansion of epidemics…

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Air pollution sharply falls worldwide on COVID-19 lockdowns

March 27, 2020

Air pollution sharply falls worldwide on COVID-19 lockdowns

Concentrations of nitrogen oxides have gone down by as much as one half in some industrial centers since the onset of the pandemic. Air pollution is plummetting as governments are…

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Earth Hour 2020: Turn lights of for our planet on March 28 at 20:30

March 26, 2020

Earth Hour 2020 – Turn lights off for our planet on March 28 at 20:30

The annual Earth Hour event is on Saturday evening but without any gatherings due to the coronavirus outbreak. Earth Hour 2020 will be held on March 28 at 20:30 with…

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Birol: COVID-19 shock shows renewables' importance for power balance

March 24, 2020

Birol: COVID-19 shock shows renewables’ importance for power balance

Fatih Birol, head of the International Energy Agency, said the lockdowns due to the coronavirus outbreak are a stress test for power grids and the entire system. In his view,…

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March 21, 2020

Water is crucial in fight against coronavirus, UN says as it marks World Water Day

The World Water Day and the start of the third year of the Water Action Decade are observed during a historic challenge to save lives in the novel coronavirus pandemic….

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March 20, 2020

March 21 is International Day of Forests: Home to 80% of all terrestrial species

The global celebration of forests – March 21 has been declared to be the International Day of Forests by the United Nations General Assembly. The theme of the 2020 International…

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Solar power projects worldwide slowed down by coronavirus

March 18, 2020

Solar power projects worldwide slowed down by coronavirus

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 is paralyzing the global economy and photovoltaics are no exception, according to the latest projections published by experts. Solar power projects may slow amid…

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IOC President holds a press conference in Olympic House after the closing of the Executive Board Meeting.

March 4, 2020

International Olympic Committee pledges to climate positive Olympic Games from 2030

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games will be “climate positive” from 2030 onwards. In addition, the IOC will create an “Olympic Forest”,…

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Master's students can apply for ESED scholarship of up to USD 21,000 by March 6

February 27, 2020

Master’s students can apply for ESED scholarship of up to USD 21,000 by March 6

In the region tracked by Balkan Green Energy News, excellent students from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, North Macedonia, Turkey and Kosovo* are eligible for the scholarship program. There…

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Candidates in clim@ green competition come from 60 countries

February 27, 2020

Candidates in clim@ green competition come from 60 countries

Grand finalists will present their entries at the GGF Sustainable Future Forum in Frankfurt on June 3. Finance in Motion is responsible for the clim@ contest on behalf of the…

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Environmental risks are biggest threat to world economy, sustainable development

February 13, 2020

Sustainable development must not hinge on economic growth alone

Author: Danko Kalkan, Green Finance and Environmental Management Unit Coordinator in ProCredit Bank’s subsidiary in Serbia In most capitalist economies, it is a generally accepted rule that environmental improvements must…

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UN Environment picking Champions of the Earth for annual award

February 12, 2020

UN Environment picking Champions of the Earth for annual award

The organizers aim to recognize the contribution of leaders from government, civil society and the private sector. For their positive impact on the environment, so far 93 laureates got the…

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