Sustainable Development Update – 16 April 2014 – Sustainable Development Policy & Practice

      A compilation of items recently posted to the Sustainable Development Policy & Practice knowledgebase Latest News – 16 April 2014 IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings Emphasize Climate Change, Sustainable Development 13_April_2014: The Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG) brought together officials, …

REN21 – In this issue News from the Secretariat News from the Network Upcoming Events

Newsletter – December 2013 In this issue News from the Secretariat News from the Network Upcoming Events Subscribe to newsletter Twitter Facebook Dear Reader, Many of us are now back from attending COP19 in Warsaw and are somewhat puzzled by what happened during the climate negotiations. Although the cop was …

Global mobile penetration: near 96% | SmartPlanet Daily

  SmartPlanet Daily A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week.   From the Desk of … In a world with 7 billion people, there will be 6.8 billion mobile phone subscriptions by the end of this year. Could there soon be more subscriptions than …

SmartPlanet Daily: There are (almost) as many cell phone subscriptions as people

  SmartPlanet Daily A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week.   From the Desk of … In a world with 7 billion people, there will be 6.8 billion mobile phone subscriptions by the end of this year. Could there soon be more subscriptions than …

      SmartPlanet Weekly May 24, 2013 A weekly review of the best stories, one from each department, delivered every Friday.   From the Desk of … Will the U.S. student loan debt crisis negate recent economic gains? – Aly Windsor, News Editor       The Bulletin Is the …

The 2nd Annual Solar Power Mexico Congress (held as part of the Mexican Renewable Energy Congress) 28-29 May 2013, Mexico City, Mexico

Solar Mexico brings together key international and local players in this growing market to drive forward government support, promote financial backing and provide a platform for discussion on how the Mexican solar industry can become a global market leader. Join us in 2013 and be the first to hear the …

New Chair Mayor Park of Seoul spearheads energy and emissions savings plan in cities worldwide

In the run up to COP18, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the World Mayors Council on Climate Change and Seoul Metropolitan Government hosted a number of events including a World Mayors Dialogue. The Dialogue enabled local leaders to present their success stories and exchange ideas with international and Korean …

Paris tests 40 urban innovations directly on public

SmartPlanet Daily SmartPlanet Member | April 13, 2012 A daily briefing of the newest stories on SmartPlanet, five days a week. — Paris tests 40 urban innovations directly on public PARIS — The French capital becomes a living laboratory as prototypes pop up city-wide to innovate everyday life while giving …

IEA Executive Director says energy efficiency progress needed to achieve energy security and climate change goals

EU ministers want to spur low-carbon energy: draft Environment ministers meeting in Brussels on Friday are likely to urge the EU’s executive to look at practical ways to drive green investment, but to stop short of calling for intervention to prop up carbon permits that have lost much of their …