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GWEC and World Bank host intergovernmental delegation for the next chapter of offshore wind in emerging markets

 GWEC, in partnership with the World Bank Group, held the first intergovernmental forum for emerging markets with strong offshore wind potential in London this week. The forum brought together governments, commercial developers, development partners and wind energy experts from developing countries in order to realise the offshore wind potential in

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ILO warns that increase in heat stress predicted to bring productivity loss equivalent to 80 million jobs

An increase in heat stress resulting from global warming is projected to lead to global productivity losses equivalent to 80 million full-time jobs in the year 2030, according to a new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO).  Projections based on a global temperature rise of 1.5°C by the end of

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NGFS calls for action by central banks, supervisors and all relevant stakeholders for greening the financial system

The Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) collectively acknowledges that climate-related risks are a source of financial risk. Some members have extended this analysis to broader environmental risks finding that these are a source of financial risk as well. The members of the NGFS therefore call for collective action and

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New paper illustrates how multi-technology PPA structures could help companies reduce risk

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has released a new paper highlighting how multi-technology structures could help companies reduce risks associated with renewable Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). The goal of the paper is to support continuing innovation in the way companies purchase renewable power for their operations. A multi-technology PPA covers multiple

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