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IRENA, IGA and World Bank Team Up to Streamline Geothermal Energy Development

New country-level resource data gathering and classification effort to streamline geothermal investments and facilitate more projects around the world   Countries can expect a more robust and reliable set of procedures when screening a potential site for setting up geothermal energy projects, thanks to new geothermal resource data gathering and classification efforts

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Finding Ways to Boost Climate Tech Innovation

UN Climate Change News, 21 March 2018 - Last week, experts from around the world gathered in Bonn to identify how key UN bodies can provide technological support and finance to developing country entrepreneurs in order help combat climate change. Incubators and accelerators are important parts of national innovation “ecosystems” - they

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Breaking ground to make climate-smart agriculture ‘the new normal’

Once a conference room talking point, Climate-smart agriculture is now an action item for farmers, extension workers, agribusinesses, and other stakeholders throughout the agricultural sector. In the last few years, CSA—which is an approach to agriculture that boosts productivity and resilience, and reduces GHG emissions- has gained momentum as understanding of

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A coalition of global leaders is driving for effective carbon policies worldwide.

A dangerously warming planet is not just an environmental disaster. Fundamentally, it is an economic and social challenge. Putting a value or price on carbon emissions tackles climate change at its source. This creates an incentive for firms and individuals to change their investment, production, and consumption patterns. Through a

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One Planet Summit: Finance Commitments Fire-Up Higher Momentum for Paris Climate Change Agreement

UN Climate Change News, Paris, Dec 12 – Today at the One Planet Summit, on the 2nd anniversary of the Paris Agreement, world leaders gathered once again in the French capital to underscore how financial flows are shifting billions and trillions towards a low-carbon future that will benefit peoples and livelihoods. Patricia Espinosa,

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