Four major cities move to ban diesel vehicles by 2025

The leaders of four major global cities say they will stop the use of all diesel-powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade. The mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens say they are implementing the ban to improve air quality. They say they will give …

IRENA/ADFD Open Fifth Round of Funding for Renewable Energy Projects

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have officially opened the fifth round of funding for renewable energy projects in developing countries. The funding round of approximately USD 50 million is part of ADFD’s USD 350 million (AED 1.285 billion) commitment offering concessional …

UNIDO Holds Regional Event in Moscow on Mitigation of Global Environmental Issues

MOSCOW – Over 60 national and international experts from ministries, academia, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the private sector and international organizations attended a two-day workshop last Friday and Saturday organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on mitigating global environmental problems. The workshop, which concluded today, was the final …