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Fiji hotel EE project labelled "a world first" at COP16

REEEP - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 16:15

During the Cancun conference, Fiji’s acting Environment permanent secretary Saverio Baleikanacea was quoted in the Fiji Times as saying that “the proposed Fijian Hotel Clean Development Program will be a world first for the tourism sector." This REEEP-funded project with the Greenlight Technology Group aims to create an alliance of stakeholders in Fiji’s hotels and resorts sector to widen the uptake of renewable energy. The sector is estimated to account for a quarter of that nation's economy.

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65 million in Africa could access solar lighting by 2015: Lighting Africa report

REEEP - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 16:15

Africa is poised to become biggest market for solar portable lights by 2015. This is just one of the key findings of the report entitled Solar Lighting for the Base of the Pyramid – Overview of an Emerging Market that the Lighting Africa program has just released.

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Solar water heating guide for Brazil

REEEP - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 16:15

A REEEP-funded project in Brazil has produced a Portuguese publication on solar water heating (SWH) systems, designed to raise awareness of the technology and its potential.

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ECREEE Call for Proposals Now Open

REEEP - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:18

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), based in Praia, Cabo Verde, has launched the second call of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy Facility (EREF)

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Sustainable Energy for All Forum

REEEP - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 09:43

By June 2014, two years will have passed since Rio+20, where world leaders declared: “we are all determined to act to make sustainable energy for all a reality and, through this, help to eradicate poverty and lead to sustainable development and global prosperity.” To mark this milestone and celebrate the first year of the United Nations Decade of Sustainable Energy for All (2014-2024), the Sustainable Energy for All initiative is organizing the first annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum on 4-6 June 2014 atUN Headquarters in New York.

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NREL Recommended for Prestigious Safety and Environmental Certifications

NREL - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 08:00
The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has been recommended for recertification to three significant international standards demonstrating the laboratory’s commitment to the environment, safety, and quality excellence. The management system certifications include: ISO 14001:2004 (environment); OHSAS 18001:2007 (health and safety), and ISO 9001:2008 (quality, limited scope).
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Indian Legislators Wake Up to Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: IPS - Ramanjareyulu, a 55-year-old farmer from the southern India state of Andhra Pradesh, has been struggling to find his feet ever since inadequate rainfall dealt a blow to his harvest of groundnut and red gram (a pulse crop that grows primarily in India).
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Chinese official plays down emission cut expectations

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: Reuters - Any near-term regulation of China's greenhouse gas emissions would likely allow for future emissions growth, a senior government official said on Monday, discounting any suggestion of imminent carbon cuts by the biggest-emitting nation.
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Venezuela urges civil society to boost “boring” UN talks

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: RTCC - Caracas government to focus on social impacts of climate change ahead of UN Lima conference
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Are national laws the key to global climate action?

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation -
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Kiribati President Purchases ‘Worthless’ Resettlement Land as Precaution Against Rising Sea

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: IPS - You can count the inhabitants of this isolated, tidy village of multi-coloured houses and flower bushes among global warming’s first victims – but not in the usual sense.
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UN calls for eco-awareness on World Oceans Day

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: India Tribune - The UN has urged the international community to commit itself to keeping the oceans healthy and productive for current and future generations.
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Climate change poses risk to sustainable development: expert

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: Gulf Times - Doha Bank hosted a knowledge sharing session on “Sustainable Development in the Global Arena” yesterday with Dr R K Pachauri as key resource speaker.
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As forests are cleared and species vanish, there's one other loss: a world of languages

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: Guardian - A new report shows a direct link between disappearing habitats and the loss of languages. One in four of the world's 7,000 spoken tongues is now at risk of falling silent for ever as the threat to cultural biodiversity grows
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US states consider carbon trading schemes

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: Financial Times - A number of US states are starting to consider carbon trading schemes to meet limits on greenhouse gas emissions put forward in President Barack Obama’s latest climate change initiative.
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Latin Americans forge ahead with CO2 reduction plans

UNFCCC headlines - Tue, 06/10/2014 - 07:39
Source: ClimateWire - Climate change legislation is blazing a path across Latin America in what analysts say is one of the most promising trends on the horizon for action against global warming.
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NREL Finds Up to 6-cent per Kilowatt-Hour Extra Value with Concentrated Solar Power

NREL - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 08:00
Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) projects would add additional value of 5 or 6 cents per kilowatt hour to utility-scale solar energy in California where 33 percent renewables will be mandated in six years, a new report by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory has found.
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Lawmakers at Mexico Summit Focus on Fighting Climate Change

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
Source: Latin American Herald Tribune - Some 300 lawmakers from close to 60 countries are focused on achieving legislative changes in each of their nations that will help limit the rise of world temperatures, according to legislators consulted by Efe.
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‘Monsoons could last 10 days longer’

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
Source: The Hindu - One of the many consequences of global warming could be dramatic changes in the annual southwest monsoon, Govindswamy Bala, associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), has said.
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Call for 'environmental bank holiday' to focus on local problems

UNFCCC headlines - Sun, 06/08/2014 - 07:39
Source: Independent - Environmental campaigners spend too much time targeting global conferences on the issue of "melting ice caps" and not enough on encouraging people to become activists in their own neighbourhood, a report will claim tomorrow.
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