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Abu Dhabi gets world s record low solar power price offer

April 30, 2020

Abu Dhabi gets world’s record low solar power price offer

A local utility from the United Arab Emirates is starting talks with a consortium which offered to build a 1.5 GW photovoltaic plant and sell electricity for USD 13.5 per…

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Paris Agreement five years after

April 30, 2020

Where are we five years after the Paris Agreement?

Five years after the Paris Agreement, the gap between promises and implementation is huge. Achieving the goals from the accord will require a deep reduction in global greenhouse gas (GHG)…

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Earth Day goes digital, individual

April 21, 2020

Earth Day goes digital, individual on 50th anniversary – join on April 22

A range of artistic projects, initiatives in the making and seminars are on the world map for Earth Day. The movement spread to the global scene in 1990 and this…

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Carbon emissions dip with coronavirus but climate change isn’t going away

April 20, 2020

Carbon emissions dip with coronavirus but climate change isn’t going away

Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels are about to fall by a record 5% this year or more as the COVID-19 pandemic almost ground the economy to a halt worldwide….

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US states reverse single use plastic bag bans amid coronavirus pandemic

April 11, 2020

US states suspend, reverse plastic bag bans amid coronavirus pandemic

Several local and state governments in the United States including Massachusetts and San Francisco have been delaying and rolling back plastic bag limitations, while some even went so far as…

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Bats are remarkably useful for humans and nature

April 10, 2020

Bats are remarkably useful for humans and nature – don’t hurt them!

Bats are getting more bad reputation after the outbreak of COVID-19 on top of ancient prejudice, but they are actually useful for humans and nature. And they can be quite…

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Most read in March Air quality jumps amid coronavirus lockdowns, CMS on renewables during pandemic, EBRD funding RES projects in district heating

April 2, 2020

Most read in March: Air quality jumps amid coronavirus lockdowns, CMS on renewables during pandemic, EBRD funding RES projects in district heating

The coronavirus has spread and it changed society everywhere in the world. But it came with a benefit: a sharp drop in air pollution levels above cities and industrialized areas….

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Environmental risks economy sustainable development Danko Kalkan feature

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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World-Water-Day-2020_web

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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