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International New Energy Summit 2020 – Cooperation for Northeast Asia Power System Interconnection

As result of the twenty-first Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC), the Paris Agreement signed in 2016, and afterwards 198 countries have developed national climate policies by 2018. Under the Paris Agreement, the Parties aimed to limit global average temperature increase to

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Big step-up in ambition needed to put buildings and construction on track to meet Paris Agreement goals, warns Global ABC report

Key messages from the report include: Big step-up in ambition needed to put buildings and construction on track to meet Paris Agreement GoalsBuildings and construction generate nearly 40% of CO2 emissions, yet action continues to lag far behind opportunity.With a window opening for enhanced Paris agreement plans, the sector will be key to

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Timmermans floats idea to “put solar panels on the roof”, in line with #Solar4Buildings

Addressing the climate crisis is front and centre of President-Elect Ursula von der Leyen’s incoming EU Commission, and leading this charge is Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President-Designate for the European Green Deal. During Timmermans’ hearing in the European Parliament, the Dutch politician presented an ambitious vision for a Green Deal, laying out his plan

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Leading companies join forces to step up alternative farming practices and protect biodiversity, for the benefit of planet and people

Nineteen forward-thinking, agriculture-centric companies, together with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), have launched a new initiative to protect and restore biodiversity within their supply chains and product portfolios. This coalition – named “One Planet Business for Biodiversity” (OP2B) – was formally launched on stage at the United

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Worsening Water Quality Reducing Economic Growth by a Third in Some Countries: World Bank

The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality that is eliminating one-third of potential economic growth in heavily polluted areas and threatening human and environmental well-being, according to a World Bank report released today. Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis shows, with new data and methods, how a combination of bacteria,

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