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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.

Development of Water Trading in Australia
23/03/2016
Economic mechanisms help communities adjust to extreme changes in water availability

Three in Four Jobs in the Global Workforce Depend on Water, says UN on World Water Day
22/03/2016
New report shows how water drives job creation and economic growth