New York Awards $3m to Nextgen Clean Energy Leaders

The projects are expected to reduce emissions by more than 2,000 metric tons over the next five years.  New York has awarded $3 million (£2.3m) for colleges and universities to invest in clean energyprojects to tackle climate change. The University of Rochester, Rochester Institute of Technology and Suffolk County Community College have won …

World Animal Day: How Animal Lovers Around the World Are Celebrating

Thursday is World Animal Day, a day dedicated to improving the well-being of animals across the planet. “To achieve this, we encourage animal welfare organisations, community groups, youth and children’s clubs, businesses and individuals to organize events in celebration of World Animal Day. Involvement is growing at an astonishing rate and it’s now widely accepted …

Milena Zindovic: Woman in Architecture

On the academic and business trajectory of the Serbian architect Milena Zindovic, in addition to our capital, where she graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in 2007, there are also New York, Ljubljana, and Sabac. At the Cornell University in New York, where she went for a master’s degree, her …

New York Teams up with Denmark to Boost Offshore Wind Sector

They will work together to develop strategies and solutions for the development of the clean energy resource. New York has teamed up with Denmark to boost the state’s offshore wind sector. New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate have signed a …

Google, World Bank and EU Among Key Players Pledging Climate Action at One Planet...

Political and business leaders met in New York Wednesday to reaffirm their commitment to fighting climate change at the second annual One Planet Summit The summit was hosted as part of Climate Week NYC by French President Emmanuel Macron, United Nations Secretary General António Guterres, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and UN Special Envoy for …

IKEA Commits to Zero Emission Deliveries in Five Cities by 2020

IKEA has committed to using zero emission vehicles for home delivery in five major cities by 2020. The firm aims to be using only electric vehicles (EVs) for its last-mile courier services in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Shanghai by this time. It suggests this will be an …

Fish Populations Could Rise in Warming Climate with Better Management

Better management of fisheries and fishing rights around the world could increase profits and leave more fish in the sea as long as measures to meet climate obligations are taken, new research has found. Even if temperatures rise by as much as 4C above pre-industrial levels – in the upper …