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UNEP FI Newsletter / March – April 2014 – Climate Science

UNEP FI Newsletter / March – April 2014 – Climate Science

   Members | Publications | Events | Training | About It is a delight to write this newsletter after two months in the role as Director and with the benefit of early insight into the workings of UNEP FI, the broader UNEP and UN environment, [...]

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

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 [...]

Video: Masdar – the City of the Future

Robert Llewellyn, host of the Fully Charged Show, visits Masdar City, a city fully sustainable on green energy. Masdar City is a project in Abu Dhabi, in the united arab emirates. Its core is a planned city, which is being built by the abu dhabi Future Energy Company, a subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, with the majority of seed [...]

Ecocities: Emerging To support humanity’s transition to the Ecozoic Era

  Greetings!   It's been a busy year for Ecocity Builders. Program wise, we launched the EcoCitizen World Map Project with pilots now starting in Morocco, Egypt and Colombia. We're excited about the potential for this project to replicate and grow to support other cities and citizens around the world. TheInternational Ecocity [...]

Green Prophet: Israeli Couple Convert Long Bus Into Ungreen Luxury Home

Green Prophet: Israeli Couple Convert Long Bus Into Ungreen Luxury Home

Israeli Couple Convert Long Bus Into Ungreen Luxury Home Converting unused objects and vehicles into livable housing is a sustainable way of making use of  discarded materials. The green movement is all for bus to home conversions, but not exactly when a conversion costs $300,000 and uses unsustainable materials like cement. One Israeli [...]

DEPUTY UN CHIEF STRESSES NEED TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AS CITIES CONTINUE TO GROW

  The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General today encouraged governments, the tourism industry and local communities to work together to tackle the important challenge of urbanization and tourism to sustainable development.In <"http://www.un.org/sg/dsg/statements/index.asp?nid=400">remarks to the Working Luncheon on Sustainable Urban [...]

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL

AT FORUM, BAN HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO WORK TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FOR ALL New York, Apr 15 2013  7:00PM Calling it “one of the most critical issues of our time,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of strong partnerships to achieve universal access to sustainable energy.“Clean, modern and affordable energy [...]

Middle East and North Africa Solar Market Outlook, 2013-2017

Middle East and North Africa Solar Market Outlook, 2013-2017

NEW REPORT: MENA SOLAR MARKET OUTLOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE! The MENA region possesses the greatest technical potential for renewable energy in the world with much of this potential attributed to solar energy. This potential is now starting to be more seriously considered across the region, driven by rapidly increasing energy usage, [...]

Cucumbers grown from the sea + Water from desert fog

A Norweigen and Qatar led project in Qatar has triumphant news. It might seem like peanuts because it's about about a cucumber, but it's big news for revolutionizing desert agriculture in saline conditions. And... cucumbers are a staple in the Middle Eastern diet. Read more about the Sahara Forest Project MASDAR to Pull Water and [...]

World Energy Forum taps infinite resource: Intellectual capital.

World Energy Forum taps infinite resource: Intellectual capital. Global invitation to the World Energy Forum in Dubai, October 22-24, 2012. May 1, 2012, New York - The World Energy Forum is holding a high-level international conference of leaders from all energy sectors commemorating the 2012 United Nations International Year of Sustainable [...]

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