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Putting world energy progress on the map

The latest progress report on the World Bank’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative is out - and if you’re looking for reasons to be optimistic, it’s a mixed bag. The three aims of the programme are to provide universal access to modern energy services, to double global energy efficiency...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 12/06/2015 - 00:00

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Gauging green progress at Davos

Some of the world’s richest and most powerful people landing helicopters at a ski resort is not the first image most people would conjure up when thinking about a low-carbon future. But at 2015’s World Economic Forum in Davos, there were some signs that leaders, both political and industrial, are...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 30/01/2015 - 09:00

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Wave of support boosts climate talks

The latest round of UN climate talks have been under way in Peru for more than a week now - and it’s undeniable that there’s a greater mood of optimism about forging a strong, binding agreement in place next year in Paris. Perhaps it’s got something to do with the kind of high-level backing action...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 10/12/2014 - 08:45

10/12/2014

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Rich pickings in renewable energy

Sometimes the easiest way to see which ideas are making a big breakthrough globally is to simply follow the money - and there have been some significant examples of late that show green energy is no longer at the fringes of global discourse. Firstly, the World Bank’s renewable energy support has...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 01/10/2014 - 08:45

01/10/2014

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