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African Universities See Wealth in Waste
07/04/2016
Interview with Professor David Mungai, Deputy Director of the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies and member of the First University Consortium to tackle Solid Waste Management

Japan - Floating to a Clean Energy Future
06/04/2016
A country struck by disaster harnesses the power of ocean winds to set sail for a brighter, greener future

A Renewable Energy Boom
06/04/2016
This article was originally published byThe New York Times

Sugar sweetens the deal for renewable energy
04/04/2016
Cogeneration of heat and power from sugarcane byproducts can help meet Africa's energy needs

Greening Peru's Economy
01/04/2016
Integrating green growth into development policies can help countries promote the efficient and environmentally sound use of resources while boosting green jobs

Sharing the Waste, Sharing the Wealth
30/03/2016
Uruguay uses the law to catalyze the transition to an inclusive green economy

Energy Efficiency Powers Latin America's Development
29/03/2016
The region could save up to 10% in energy consumption by switching to cleaner technologies

Renewable Energy Investments: 
Major Milestones Reached,
New World Record Set
24/03/2016
Coal and gas-fired generation attracted less than half as much capacity investment as renewables last year; Renewables added more to global energy generation capacity than all other technologies combined; For first time, developing world investments in renewables (up 19% in 2015) topped develope... See full story

A Blow for Coal, a Boom for Solar
24/03/2016
India's Supreme Court Ruling puts the country on a green energy path

Energy Transformation Is Jamaica's Key to Inclusive Green Economy,  UNEP Says
23/03/2016
Two new studies by Jamaican Government and UN Environment Programme highlight green development opportunities for five economic sectors: agriculture, tourism, construction, energy and water and sewerage.