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Following the successful selection of five countries to receive targeted green recovery funds in November, PAGE has received additional applications from 9 ...
Republic of Korea and UNEP Renew Joint Commitment for Climate and Green Economy
Republic of korea and UNEP commit to enhanced collaboration for the greening of economic recovery and mobilizing action for carbon neutrality.
A New Solar Renaissance - How Harnessing the Sun Got Cheap and Practical
Foreign Affairs, 25 Mar 2015 - Solar power has been declared a winner before, only to flounder. It’s easy to remain skeptical today, given that solar power ...
Renewable Energy Country Profiles for Asia (January 2013 edition)
IRENA Renewable Energy Country Profiles take stock of the latest developments in the field of renewables at country level around the world. Each profile ...
Renewable Energy and Jobs - Annual Review 2015
IRENA’s Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2015 reports significant employment milestones in several renewable energy industries, including 2.5 million ...
Pakistani farmers struggle to switch to solar powered pumps | The Third Pole, 11 Feb 2015 - Amid Pakistan’s growing energy crisis, farmers are being encouraged to switch from diesel to solar powered water pumps, but few ...
Water Nobel winner seeks water rights for people
The Third Pole, 27 Aug 2015 - Stockholm Water Prize winner Rajendra Singh of India speaks exclusively to on the eve of the award ceremony and ...
Solar manufacturers lodge complaint against countries dumping solar cells in India
Down to Earth, 05 Oct 2015 - For the second time, Indian solar manufacturers have filed an application to both, the Directorate General of Anti-Dumping (DGAD) ...
EU and China reach deal in solar panel dispute
The European Commission says it has reached "an amicable solution" with Beijing in a row over imports of Chinese solar panels.
The United Nations World Water Development Report 2014
The United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) is hosted and led by UNESCO and brings together the work of 31 UN-Water Members as well as 34 ...
Metastudy analysis on 2050 energy scenarios : policy briefing
The need for an "Energy Roadmap 2050" triggered a multitude of studies that were conducted between 2009 and 2011, which again contained a multitude of ...
New Type of Solar Structure Cools Buildings in Full Sunlight
Mar. 27, 2013 — A Stanford team has designed an entirely new form of cooling panel that works even when the sun is shining. Such a panel could vastly improve ...
Partnerships for universal access to modern energy services
A global assessment report on Public - Private Renewable Energy Services. The report conclusively shows that though particular experiences will always differ ...
U.N. Taps Private Sector to Fund Development, Advocate Social Causes
Inter Press Service, 07 Aug 2015 - When the United Nations seeks outside financial assistance either for development needs or to advocate social causes, it ...
Advanced Energy Conference 2013 highlights Green entrepreneurship
Beth Goodbaum, 1 May 2013 - Entrepreneurs, academics, and leading energy experts gathered at the Advanced Energy 2013 conference on April 30 and May 1 in New ...
Indonesian Green entrepreneurship Forum
The Green Entrepreneurship Forum will be organized on 8 May 2013 in Jakarta to promote and advocate green entrepreneurship to relevant stakeholders in ...
Green jobs Asia and the Pacific background brief No. 3
The document features main achievements and impacts of green jobs interventions within Asia and the Pacific region over the period of June and August 2012.
Earth Day Focus: Creating Green Jobs for Green Economy
GroundReport, 14 Apr 2015 - One way to help the environment is by promoting the growth of sustainable business practices and jobs that decrease pollution. ...
Latest news from the ILO in Asia and the Pacific
Global Call to Action for a human-centred COVID-19 recovery, Key points from Asia-Pacific Climate Week & the High Level Political Forum 2021, ILO estimates ...
Is Blue the new Green? | Opinion |
Eco-Business, 02 Apr 2015 - A radical new way of thinking about business - The Blue Economy - may soon be making its way to Asia, as resource scarcity becomes ...
GREEN ECONOMY : Developing Countries Success Stories
The economic analysis in the Green Economy Report builds in part on the encouraging signs and results of many initiatives around the world. A number of these ...
Policies and practices for low carbon and green growth in Asia (Highlights)
"This book is based on the recognition that low-carbon green growth is an imperative, not a luxury, for developing Asia. Heavily dependent on imported ...
Report on Estimating Jobs in the Wind Energy Sector Using Input-Output Analysis for Gujarat State, India
The report was released by NCAER in consultation with the ILO Team composed of David Kucera, Senior Economist, Integration Department, ILO Headquarters, ...
Modi, Merkel vow to revive trade efforts, promote clean energy
Channel NewsAsia, 08 Oct 2015 - India and Germany pledged on Monday to revive efforts to reach an Indo-European free trade pact after talks were derailed by a ...
Green Economy Scoping Study: Modelling Report of South Africa (SAGEM) - Focus on Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Transport and Energy Sectors
This study assesses potential opportunities and options to promote a green economy in South Africa, with a focus on key economic sectors. The evaluation was ...
Report of the Special session on "Sustaining the future with Green jobs" (ILO, 2011)
The report of the side event on Green jobs at the ILO 15th Asia Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) held from 4 to 7 December 2011 in Kyoto, Japan.
Da Nang tackles waste treatment
Japanese experts yesterday urged central Da Nang City to apply advanced technology for waste treatment to help the city deal with overloaded dumps, fulfilling ...
Circular economy could bring 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030
The Guardian, 20 Apr 2015 - The circular economy offers opportunities to boost jobs and tackle climate change, according to study on Sweden by The Club of Rome.
The European Union and South Africa in dialogue regarding green jobs, decent work and a just transition
Creating green and decent work is a common goal for both the European Union and South Africa.Trade Unions from these regions met the 12th and 13th of February ...
India’s Tamil Nadu Could Become a Renewable Energy Powerhouse

World Resources Institute, 25 Feb 2015 - The Indian state of Tamil Nadu has a renewable energy potential close to 680 gigawatts (GW), 85 times its current installed capacity. Harnessing these resources could yield important economic development benefits for the state; but government, industry and the utility will first need to work together to address some key challenges.

Posted by Lurraine Baybay Villacorta at Feb 27, 2015 11:05 AM |
Filed under: Renewable energy
Chinese rernewable car production soars 500% in January

China Spectator, 24 Feb 2015 - Industry experts predict China will overtake the U.S. as largest producer within two to three years.

Posted by Lurraine Baybay Villacorta at Feb 25, 2015 02:35 PM |
Filed under: Renewable energy
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 Corp. (CEC) received its operating contract from the Department of Energy (DOE).

Posted by Lurraine Baybay Villacorta at Feb 23, 2015 03:55 PM |
Filed under: Renewable energy
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, promoting clean energy amid conventional electricity shortages.

Posted by Lurraine Baybay Villacorta at Feb 23, 2015 10:17 AM |
Filed under: Renewable energy
Malaysian biodiesel makers seek to level playing field with Indonesia

The Star, 12 Feb 2015 - Malaysian producers of palm oil-based biodiesel will seek new incentives from their government after Indonesian makers of the biofuel were promised an increase in subsidies to counter the impact of lower energy costs.

Posted by Lurraine Baybay Villacorta at Feb 12, 2015 01:28 PM |
Filed under: Renewable energy
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