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UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action

By : editor_2, Feb 15, 2019

2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap to the Climate Summit in September. Espinosa was...

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Global energy arena changing: PM Modi

By : editor_2, Feb 13, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said globally the perception of energy consumption and supply is changing and nations are coming together to tackle climate change.
"Winds...

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All households to soon have clean cooking fuel: Dharmendra Pradhan

By : editor_2, Feb 11, 2019

Pradhan said the world is seeing a dramatic shift in energy sources and consumption, with demand shifting from Europe to Asia. ...

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Online Portal Increases Transparency of UNDP-supported, GCF-financed Projects

By : editor_2, Feb 8, 2019

 The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) have set up an online portal that focuses on UNDP-supported, GCF-financed projects and programmes. The portal contributes to...

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UN Environment, 28 banks to take forward Paris climate agenda

By : editor_2, Nov 29, 2018

In a bid to define the banking industry's role and responsibilities in shaping a sustainable future, the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and 28 banks from around the world have...

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Government to bid out 25 GW solar capacities in Ladakh

By : editor_2, Aug 17, 2018

The government will come out with a single bid for setting up 25 GW of solar capacity in Ladakh, Power Minister R K Singh said today, and asserted that renewable energy is a must for sustainable...

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UN environment chief lauds India's efforts to use solar energy, curb plastics

By : editor_2, Aug 8, 2018

UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Erik Solheim said 2017 is "the first year in human history" when more electricity was generated globally from the ...

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GRI, UNGC Release 'Practical Guide' for Companies to Report Their Impact on the SDGs

By : editor_2, Aug 3, 2018

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) have released “A Practical Guide” to enable companies to better measure and report on their impact on the...

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India Pledges $50 Million More to UN Partnership Fund

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 25, 2018

At a time when funding for UN agencies is on the decline – and also threatened with cuts by the Trump administration—the Indian government has made an additional contribution of $50 million to...

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A new EIB bond product in support of the Global Goals: Building a sustainable financial system

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 12, 2018

Once financial markets became fully engaged around the global climate change agenda, transparency and accountability as well as intense cooperation among stakeholders took hold. Though volumes...

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