India’s new comprehensive Cooling Action Plan targets an increase in sustainable cooling for the good of its population, while helping to fight climate change
Four years after temperatures hit the high forties in…Read More
It was pictures of the Syrian refugee crisis that stirred 25-year-old Yaseen Khalid to rethink his whole reason for doing business.
As an environmental engineer in Pakistan, the images triggered memories of the…Read More
Global investment 11 per cent down compared to 2017, driven in part by falling solar costs
Renewable energy investment in most of the developing world increased 6 per cent to USD 61.6 billion, a record high…Read More
As September’s UN Climate Action Summit fast approaches and the mercury rises across Europe and India, the pressure is on to find workable solutions that can quickly turn down the planet’s thermostat.
There is an…Read More
Life has always been hotter in cities. Concrete soaking up and radiating sunlight, and the concentration of people, cars and machinery crank up the temperatures, making them on average 5–9°C warmer than rural areas…Read More
It all started in 2012, when Akansha Singh was studying for her Master’s degree in Social Entrepreneurship. She stayed with communities in remote rural areas to experience first-hand what issues the farming…Read More
Growing demand for air conditioning units and refrigerators is threatening to accelerate global warming, but new guidelines could help reduce emissions by setting clear performance standards for new appliances.
Durban, 15 November 2019 – A new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) desk study launched today at the 17th African Ministerial Conference on the Environment in Durban, South Africa, calls for urgent action to address…Read More
Nairobi, 20 November 2019 - The world is on track to produce far more coal, oil and gas than would be consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C or 2°C, creating a “production gap” that makes climate goals much…Read More
In the two years since Mariama Mamane won the Young Champions of the Earth prize back in 2017, she has taken great strides in her mission to provide people in Burkina Faso with energy.
The regional winner for…Read More