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December 4, 2018

Carbon Tracker: 42% of global coal-fired power plants unprofitable

Around 42% of global coal capacity is already unprofitable because of high fuel costs, while it costs more to run 35% of coal power plants than to build new renewable…

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December 4, 2018

Multilateral development banks announce joint framework at COP24 to combat climate change

Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) have announced a joint framework at COP24 for aligning their activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement, reinforcing their commitment to combat climate change, according to…

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November 23, 2018

Job Opportunity: Clean Economy Programme Leader

E3G, a European think-tank working globally to accelerate the transition to a clean, resilient economy, is looking for a Programme Leader to lead its work shaping Zero Carbon Transitions in…

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November 23, 2018

World’s first bike path made from recycled plastic opens in Netherlands

The world’s first PlasticRoad bike path opened recently in Zwolle, the Netherlands. Made from recycled plastic, the PlasticRoad is a completely circular product, with a significantly smaller carbon footprint than…

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November 20, 2018

Dutch development bank FMO invests EUR 20 million more in Green for Growth Fund

Dutch development bank FMO has invested a further EUR 20 million into the Green for Growth Fund (GGF), bringing the bank’s total investments in the fund to EUR 60 million….

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November 16, 2018

International Energy Agency hiring Head of the Energy Environment Division

The International Energy Agency (IEA), an autonomous body within the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), is seeking to hire Head of the Energy Environment Division….

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November 8, 2018

Single-use is Collins Dictionary’s word of the year

‘Single-use’, a term that describes items whose unchecked proliferation are blamed for damaging the environment and affecting the food chain, has been named Collins Dictionary’ Word of the Year 2018,…

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November 5, 2018

Green Climate Fund supports EBRD’s Green Cities Facility with EUR 87 million

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has received a EUR 87 million contribution approved by the Green Climate Fund’s (GCF) Board. The funding will support the EBRD’s Green…

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November 2, 2018

Solar helps University of Virginia save USD 1 million annually – find out how

The University of Virginia (UVA) has saved USD 1 million per year by using solar power from 1,000 solar panels installed on the roofs of the university, US portals reported,…

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October 30, 2018

Macedonia, Montenegro among only 16 countries to set climate targets to meet pledges under Paris Agreement

FYR Macedonia and Montenegro are among 16 countries out of 197 parties to the Paris Agreement which set economy-wide emissions reduction targets under domestic laws or policies to be consistent…

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October 30, 2018

Istanbul’s deposit system lets you pay transit fare with recyclables

As cities around the world start deploying deposit systems, Istanbul, with a population of nearly 15 million, has taken its efforts to increase recycling rates a step further. It now…

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October 8, 2018

Global warming report calls for “unprecedented changes” in all aspects of society

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the leading world body for assessing the science related to climate change, has issued a report that calls for “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented…

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