This seven-acre solar plant now provides all the power used on Ta'u Island. Photograph by Daniel Lin
In the News | Feb 24 2017

The island of Ta'u in American Samoa now boasts a solar microgrid from Tesla's SolarCity.

In the News | Feb 23 2017

Mankind’s future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a new United Nations’ report.

Nespresso AAA Sustainable Quality™ Program Photograph: Nespresso
In the News | Feb 22 2017

When a company does business that has positive outcomes not only for the customer and the shareholders, but for the environment too, everyone comes out ahead.

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In the News | Feb 15 2017

Developed countries must urgently do more to promote energy efficiency says leading energy group.

Greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans over the past 45 years have increased the rate of temperature rise to 1.7 degrees celsius per century. Photograph: ISS/NASA
In the News | Feb 13 2017

Researchers behind ‘Anthropocene equation’ say impact of people’s intense activity on Earth far exceeds that of natural events spread across millennia.

Press Release | Feb 06 2017

Micro and mini grids hold great promise for electrifying 60 million household potentially in low-income countries, where large groups of people have never had access to electricity. Although the technology has been around for decades, recent technological innovations have reduced costs dramatically from US$4/kWh a decade ago to US$0.3-0.4/kWh in recent projects.

Press Release | Feb 01 2017

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Phnom Penh, February 1, 2017-- Today the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) host over 90 international and national high-level participants from 20 countries that are implementing programs to scale up renewable energy programs.

In the News | Jan 26 2017

Africa’s forests, landscapes, and ecosystems have many contributions to development. They contribute directly to the well-being and food security of poor people. 

Feature Story | Jan 25 2017

For the past decade, annual temperature records have been broken with disturbing regularity. Climate change is expected to adversely impact economies around the world, especially those in developing countries, and risks pushing 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030. Making climate-vulnerable sectors such as agriculture, health, and infrastructure more resilient is critical to reducing the negative economic and social impacts of climate change.

The dry Var riverbed in Carros, southern France, September 2016. Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/EPA
In the News | Jan 25 2017

Europe and northern hemisphere are warming at faster pace than the global average and ‘multiple climatic hazards’ are expected, says study.

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