Two Thirds of World’s Citizens Agree Climate Change Is as Serious as Pandemic

A new Ipsos poll conducted in 14 countries finds that 71% of adults globally agree that, in the long term, climate change is as serious a crisis as Covid-19 is. The survey shows widespread support for government actions to prioritise climate change in the economic recovery after Covid-19 with 65% …

GGF and National Bank of Egypt to Advance Climate Finance With USD 10 Million

The Green for Growth Fund (GGF), an impact investment fund advised by Finance in Motion, has loaned USD 10 million to the National Bank of Egypt (NBE) to support measures that reduce energy consumption, prevent CO2 emissions, and improve resource efficiency in the country. NBE is the flagship lender in …

Domestic Appliances Guzzle Far More Energy than Advertised – EU Survey

TVs, dishwashers and fridge freezers have been found to guzzle up to twice as much energy as advertised on their energy labels, in a wide-ranging EU product survey. When tested under real-world conditions, the €400,000, 18-month investigation found widespread overshooting of the goods’ colour-coded A-G energy classes, due to the …

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017

During the EU’s Sustainable Energy Week, public authorities, energy agencies, research organizations, NGOs, businesses, and private consumers will have the chance to exchange ideas about providing secure, clean and efficient energy. Events organized as part of the week will include the annual Policy Conference on sustainable energy as well as …

OSCE Promotes Green Technologies Transfer in Kazakhstan

ASTANA, 14 September 2016 – Promoting the Green Bridge Partnership Initiative (GBPI) with a focus on exchange of green technologies and improved co-operation is the topic of a two-day OSCE-supported international conference that started today in Astana. The conference brought together some 150 representatives from state institutions, non-governmental and international …

Australians Have Spent almost $8bn on Rooftop Solar since 2007

Solar Citizens says since the 2012-13 financial year, rooftop solar owners have saved about $1bn on their household bills each year. Australian households and small businesses have invested more than $1bn a year in rooftop solar over the past five years, spending a total of almost $8bn since 2007, new …