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Green Energy Sector Grows To 10,000 Jobs
Rhode Island Public Radio, 09 Sep 2015 - Rhode Island’s clean energy sector supports nearly 10,000 jobs, according to a new report from the state’s Office of ...
The European Commission in Search of the Best Climate Solutions in Europe - The World You Like Challenge
On 11 February, Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action, launched a low-carbon contest, calling on creative and innovative minds from across the ...
Asia’s largest solar desalination plant set up
The Nation, 8 Jan 2015 - Former president and co-chairman of Pakistan People’s Party, Asif Ali Zardari has directed the Sindh government to complete ...
Cleangreen Energy to build 12-MW biomass power plant
The Philippine Star, 23 Feb 2015 - A 12-megawatt biomass power plant with a dedicated plantation will rise in Bataan after Filipino-owned Cleangreen Energy ...
The Quest for Green Jobs: Global supply chains in solar panels cut costs, add jobs and limit pollution
Direct Solar Energy
Solar energy is abundant and offers signifi cant potential for near-term (2020) and long-term (2050) climate change mitigation. There are a wide variety of ...
Elephant grass could offer viable alternative to coal
Climate News Network, 30 Sep 2015 - By adapting a tropical grass to grow in the British climate, scientists hope to be able to replace coal in power stations ...
India underscores vital links between climate, water, Himalayas
The Third Pole, 13 Oct 2015 - In its climate submission the the UN, India highlights crucial links between climate change, water and the Himalayas and ...
Asia-Pacific Green Jobs Network Meeting
12th e-discussion, 31 May 2021
Cities: Asia’s main battleground for climate change.
Eco-Business, 16 Jun 2015 - From “climate-proofing” cities to harnessing the potential of renewable energy sources, engineers have a vita role to play in ...
Hainan Airlines makes nation’s first biofuel-powered passenger flight
Global Times, 30 Mar 2015 - Hainan Airlines, one of China’s largest carriers, announced on Saturday it had completed the country’s first passenger flight with ...
Apple to go 100% solar in Singapore
Eco-Business, 17 Nov 2015 - The consumer electronics giant will tap Sunseap's solar panels in the city state to run its main campus and new retail store from ...
Post-2015: Framing A New Approach To Sustainable Development
This briefing note offers principles and approaches for integrating economic, social and environmental sustainability and equity in a new post-2015 development ...
One million green jobs projected by 2030 in China, EU and U.S.: experts
Jamestown Sun, 01 Apr 2015 - ROME - Nearly one million new "green jobs" are expected to be created in China, the United States and the European Union by 2030 ...
Solar to power thousands of off-grid homes in north Pakistan
Reuters AlertNet, 18 Feb 2015 - Pakistan's northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province plans to supply solar power to 5,800 off-grid households in 200 villages, ...
Green Business Case Studies from the Asia-Pacific Region
Green Business Case Studies from the Asia-Pacific Region Prepared within the Framework of the ILO Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific 2013
Green Jobs in Asia project - Final Evaluation Report
This includes the Evaluation Summary and full Final Evaluation report of the Green Jobs in Asia project (2010-2012) supported under the ILO-Australian ...
Boost renewable energy targets to grow green jobs.
Dhaka Tribune, 10 Jul 2015 - Solar home systems and cheap local grids are playing a growing role in supplying unmet demand for power in households.
Effective regulations? Environmental impact assessment in the textile and garment sector in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia and Viet Nam
Environmental regulations provide protection for both environmental assets and the livelihoods of communities that depend on these assets. The analysis ...
Green projects created 20 000 jobs
IOL Beta, 08 Oct 2015 - Cape Town - Twenty thousand jobs have been created by renewable projects in South Africa and these projects have attracted R192.6 ...
Victoria secures solar manufacturing deal with China
The Fifth Estate, 08 Oct 2015 - The jobs potential of the clean economy has been put on full display with the announcement that Victorian technology company ...
Recent tremors raise concerns on feasibility of 6 hydropower projects in Uttarakhand
The Economic Times, 13 May 2015 - The Uttarakhand government, which has been demanding that the projects be given the goahead, demanded the state be part of ...
Technical webinar: Mapping environmental initiatives and tools in the garment sector in Asia
The increasing social and environmental impacts of the garment supply chain are well known and have resulted in the development of an array of initiatives, ...
Can Hong Kong lead the way in Asia to a sustainable future?
Hong Kong Free Press, 11 Oct 2015 - Buckminster Fuller, the renowned inventor, engineer and designer of the geodesic dome, liked to say that if a system is no ...
World's first solar plane to fly across US
HOUSTON: A first of its kind ultra-lightweight plane powered completely by the sun is set to fly coast-to-coast this spring. The Solar Impulse plane will ...
Outcomes Regional Dialogue on Sustainable Development: Asian Pacific Energy Forum
The Asian Pacific Energy Forum was organized by ESCAP and hosted by Government of the Russian Federation from 27 to 30 May 2013. This document contains brief ...
Factsheet - Promoting Green jobs in Bangladesh: Women solar technicians and entrepreneurs
The training of solar technicians provides employment and income opportunities. Simultaneously, it facilitates a low-carbon development path through the ...
Renewable energy plan picks up pace
Eco-Business, 03 Feb 2015 - The government is keeping up its push for renewable energy (RE) projects to diversify energy sourcing and boost power supply in the ...
ILC 2013 - Presentation of the Report V (Sustainable development, decent work and green jobs) (ILO HQ, 2013)
This presentation provides a summary of the main points of the background report V.
ILC 2013 - Executive summary of the Report V (Sustainable development, decent work and green jobs) (ILO HQ, 2013)
Executive summary of the Report on "Sustainable development, decent work and green jobs", including six points for discussion in a number of consecutive ...