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Climate Finance Update - Mitigation: Green Bonds Break Records as China Pilots Large-scale Green Financing

The European Investment Bank has issued the "longest" green bond with a 30-year maturity, while Apple Inc. has added a US$1 billion bond to its existing US$1.5 billion bond which is the "largest" green bond emission to date.

Norway to become the first country to ban the use of oil for heating buildings by 2020

Reuters, 15 June 2017

 

 

 

Oil producer Norway will prohibit the use of oil and paraffin to heat buildings from 2020 as it tries to rein in domestic emissions of greenhouse gases, the government said on Thursday.

 

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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Enhancing Energy Efficiency in China: Assessment of Sectoral Potentials

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This report, Enhancing Energy Efficiency in China: Assessment of Sectoral Potentials, uses energy and economic models to assess the potential for further energy-efficient improvements in the transport, building, industry and power sectors.

Using Data to Measure Building Efficiency Policy Impacts (Webinar) - 27/28.06.2017

eLearning

This webinar will cover how to calculate the potential emissions impacts from city activities on building efficiency using quality data and standardized methodologies.

Global Electric Vehicles Sales Surge, but Emissions from Transport Rise Faster

IEA reports that global sales of electric vehicles surpass two million, but adoption rates must increase to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. EU emissions rose for the first time since 2010 due to higher demand for transport offsetting increases in average fuel economy.

Energy and Emissions: Mapping the Impacts (Webinar) - 23.05.2017

eLearning

This BEA webinar is demonstrating how to measure the potential sustainability impacts of city policies and projects. Speakers are discussing how to find the estimated emissions reductions from policies intended for, or unrelated to, climate mitigation.

Is CHP part of your vision for the modern grid? Let’s discuss


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.

Standards to Achieve City Sustainability (Webinar) - 26/27.04.2017

eLearning

This BEA webinar engages participants on how to use tools and standards to improve city sustainability.

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