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A-List

January 24, 2020

Global climate A-List this year includes 179 companies

Carbon Disclosure Project or CDP, a global non-profit organization, has published its 17th A-List, with 179 companies graded according to corporate transparency and action on climate change. The ranking was…

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China to ban single use plastics, bags in phases

January 20, 2020

China to ban single use plastics, bags in phases

The National Development and Reform Commission said in Beijing that the state would by 2025 establish a comprehensive system for the production, sales, consumption, processing and disposal of plastic items….

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air filters pollution particles

January 15, 2020

Smart air filters with moss lower pollution on London streets

The Waltham Forest borough in the northeast of the United Kingdom’s capital city has installed three devices in the open to purify the air of suspended particles including PM1, PM2.5…

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Clim@ finalist Episome adding clients for waste paper sludge processing Elif Afacan biotech

January 14, 2020

Clim@ finalist Episome adding clients for waste paper sludge processing

Every year, the paper industry spends EUR 3 billion on the disposal of waste and related fines and fees. A medium-sized plant loses EUR 7 million this way, where paper…

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PM 2.5 10 air pollution Beijing United Nations

January 8, 2020

Beijing halves PM2.5 particle air pollution in six years

Air quality in China’s capital has become substantially better since the beginning of the so-called war on pollution. Statistical data carried by South China Morning Post showed the average concentration…

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GGF turns ten

January 6, 2020

GGF celebrates ten-year anniversary, EUR 1 billion in climate finance

The Green for Growth Fund said it has marked ten years since establishment. The ceremony in Frankfurt was hosted by its advisor Finance in Motion, GGF added. It also pointed…

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SFF GGF clim@ Frankfurt event 2018

December 17, 2019

GGF opens clim@ competition for innovations in climate change mitigation

Businesses or projects that can make a positive difference to the future of environment have through February 16 to apply for clim@ 2020 and compete for a share of EUR…

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greenwashing

December 11, 2019

Lawyers take action against BP’s ‘greenwashing’ advertising campaign 

Environmental lawyers from ClientEarth have filed a complaint against oil giant BP, claiming that it is misleading consumers by declaring in a multimillion-pound advertising campaign that it is focusing on…

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Tikkurila

October 3, 2019

Tikkurila launches new paint collection to protect endangered species

Finnish paint manufacturer Tikkurila is launching the Endangered Colors collection, which consists of nine different colors, each representing an endangered animal species – such as giant panda, Siberian tiger, and…

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natural gas climate

October 1, 2019

Switching from coal, oil to natural gas accelerates climate change – study

Conversion from coal and oil to natural gas increases the greenhouse effect of energy consumption by around 40%, according to a new study released by German think-and-do-tank Energy Watch Group…

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September 27, 2019

Ukraine launches renewable auction system

Authors: Maria Orlyk, Partner and Sergiy Datsiv, Associate, CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz,Kyiv Starting 1 January 2020, Ukraine launches a new state support mechanism for renewables. Power generating facilities seeking state support…

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colorable solar cell

September 27, 2019

University in Denmark working on project to test, refine colorable solar cell modules

DTU, Technical University of Denmark, is joining forces with the Danish Technological Institute and a number of enterprises in a new research project to test and refine a new type…

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