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Capacity Building and Technology Update: Initiatives Focus on Transport and Indigenous Peoples’ REDD+ Readiness

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) convened a workshop in Saint Michael, Barbados, from 4-5 July 2017 to discuss the best way to integrate climate resilience in the road transport sector.

Chasing Zero

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Century after century, home along the east-central coast of the Arabian Peninsula generally meant a house of mud or coral brick, roofed with palm thatch, in a small town or settlement. Food staples were local dates and rice, as well as fish that came to shore aboard dhows powered by the winds.

Greening Internet Data Centres: How to Unlock the Efficiency Potential (Webinar) - 12.07.2017

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With the massive innovations brought by the "Internet of Things", the world is becoming ever more connected. Increased internet activities involve tremendous amounts of data to be stored, and we are already witnessing mushrooming growth in data centres over the past decade.

Heading to college? Shrink Your Dorm Print will help students make a statement


This week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories - June 23

Can Sweden go carbon neutral by 2045? Can London’s transport get to zero emissions by 2050? And could the UK start using its sewer network to heat homes? 
This, and more, in the week’s ten biggest climate innovation stories
 
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Mitigation Update: Building Sector Must Reach Net Zero Carbon by 2050

A report by the World Green Building Council finds that, in order to keep the global temperature rise below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, all new buildings must operate at net zero carbon by 2030 and all existing buildings must be renovated to operate at net zero carbon by 2050.

Energy Ministers Discuss Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Deployment

The energy ministers of Canada, China, Norway, and the US, as well as the Heads of delegation from Australia and the European Commission (EC), along with leaders from the industry and key organizations, gathered to discuss increased collaboration to drive further deployment of CCUS.

Keeping cool in the summer leads to increased air pollution

As the weather warms, so does the use of air conditioners. But running these devices requires power plants to ratchet up electricity production, causing air polluting emissions to rise.

Introduction to EDGE Voluntary Certification and Discussion of Municiple Incentive Options (Webinar) - 19.04.2017

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A city can reduce its utility bills and its carbon footprint through better design of not just the buildings it owns but also all buildings that lie within its jurisdiction.

Vehicle standards are energy efficiency at its best – and too valuable to roll back


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