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Solar-based hydrogen technologies provide new opportunities to decarbonise Europe

SolarPower Europe and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism has held a high-level workshop exploring solar-to-hydrogen business models and how these technologies can contribute to a carbon-neutral Europe.  Speaking at the workshop, Klaus Dieter Borchardt, Deputy Director-General, DG ENERGY, European Commission said: “The Commission is not picking the winners of energy

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Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative to reduce environmental footprint of rice production

A major new consortium has announced the Sustainable Rice Landscapes Initiative (SRLI), an agreement to deliver smart and sustainable agri-solutions for rice farmers and supply chains supported by a USD $50 million funding proposal. Announced at the opening of the 2019 Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture in Bangkok, the SRLI

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Call for cooperation in West Africa to enhance information for farmers impacted by climate change

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Opus Insights B.V. (Opus) is calling for urgent action by the agricultural sector to implement technology solutions for farmers and supply chains affected by climate change in West Africa. To achieve this, WBCSD and Opus announced their plans to scale ‘CocoaCloud’,

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UN backed personal actions that everyone can take to support the sustainable development goals now in multiple languages

UN Environment, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Futerra has released translations of the Good Life Goals into six languages – Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, French, German, Japanese and Spanish. Simple, positive, and engaging by design, the Good Life Goals detail the things that people can do to have tangible impact on the

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IEA Flagship Report Urges Government Action to Advance Energy-related SDGs

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has issued its flagship publication titled, ‘World Energy Outlook 2018’ (WEO 2018), which analyzes global energy trends to 2040 for all fuels, regions and technologies, and outlines possible futures under three scenarios: the Current Policies Scenario, the New Policies Scenario and the Sustainable Development Scenario.

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