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Mauritius accelerates towards a low-carbon economy

The Republic of Mauritius has launched a US$191 million project supported by the Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The project aims to reduce fossil fuel…  


Pathway to Paris: Joan Baez to join Patti Smith, Michael Stipe and more in climate action concert

Another music legend has joined the line-up for November’s historic Pathway to Paris concert for climate action in New York. Singer, songwriter and activist Joan Baez will perform along with Patti…  


Sri Lanka on path to 100% renewable energy says a new joint report by UNDP and ADB

Sri Lanka can meet its current and future electricity demand by judicial use of renewable energy by 2050, according to a joint study by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank…  


Gender and sustainable energy

There is now an increasing appreciation of the role of energy as a conduit for redressing historic gender inequities.  


Fuelling green energy in Niger

Niger’s Rural Energy Service Access Programme (PRASE), funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the European Union, is a comprehensive and ambitious national strategy that aims to provide…  


UN Report: 1.5 Degree Limit to Improve Growth, Jobs and Safety

The United Nations Development Programme issued today a report commissioned by the Climate Vulnerable Forum, independently developed together with climate science and policy institute, Climate…  


The biogas solution: Ethiopia’s path toward greener growth

The project aims to strengthen national capacity to tap into renewable energy resources and encourage technological innovation, optimization and adoption for a green economy.  


Derisking Renewable Energy Investment

DREI introduces an innovative framework to assist policymakers in to cost-effectively promote investment in renewable energy.  


Helen Clark: Opening Speech at the Equator Prize 2014 Award Ceremony

Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York  


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