23 May 2017

Renewable Energy Employs 9.8 million People Worldwide, New IRENA Report Finds

More than 9.8 million people were employed in the renewable energy sector in 2016, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2017, released at IRENA’s 13th Council meeting, provides the latest employment figures of the renewable energy sector and insight into the factors affecting the renewable labour market.
See the report here

27 February 2017

Edward Snowden San Francisco

Edward Snowden appeared on video in San Francisco and here are his Closing Remarks.

20 December 2016

C40 Awards The 11 Best Cities Of 2016 For Addressing Climate Change

Paris
The C40 Cities Awards Mayors continue to deliver important, innovative policies and programmes that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve resiliency.

On December 1st, from thirty-five outstanding finalists, eleven were announced as winners, including:

 • Climate Action Plans & Inventories: Portland
 • Adaptation Plans & Assessments: Paris
 • Building Energy Efficiency: Melbourne & Sydney
 • Clean Energy: Yokohama
 • Finance & Economic Development: Shenzhen
 • Solid Waste: Kolkata • Adaptation in Action: Copenhagen
• Transportation: Addis Ababa
• Sustainable Communities: Curitiba
• Social Equity & Climate Change: Seoul ​

 More information is here: http://www.c40.org/press_releases/press-release-c40-awards-the-11-best-cities-of-2016-for-addressing-climate-change