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Sustainability and our digital carbon footprint

Sustainability and our digital carbon footprint

What is the environmental cost of producing media? Pietari Kaapa, Associate Professor in Media and Communications at the University of Warwick discusses this question in an important article on The Conversation website.   It’s time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues. … Continue reading

Reviewing energy performance in Europe

Reviewing energy performance in Europe

Michael MacDonald from the Energy Performance Measurement Institute in the United States and a friend of EiD provides an important post reviewing the progress made in Europe since 2005. You should find this useful.   Basic European Energy Performance, 2005–2015 The European Union (EU) has several energy performance goals, and they have changed some over … Continue reading

Latest update on mitigation finance

Latest update on mitigation finance

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the recent update on global developments in mitigation finance.   Mitigation Finance Update: Wind and Solar Projects Receive Financing through Innovative Bonds, Partnerships and Government Offsets Recent developments in climate mitigation finance include national initiatives on offsets and research and development, new … Continue reading

Companies are taking sustainable energy seriously

Companies are taking sustainable energy seriously

Alyssa Danigelis writes on the Energy Manager Today website about how some of the world’s largest companies are taking renewable energy more seriously this year. Have you found this to be the case?   World’s Largest Companies Push Record Growth in Renewable Energy The largest companies in the world are jumping into renewable energy big-time … Continue reading

New report on mainstreaming climate compatible development

New report on mainstreaming climate compatible development

The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) supports decision-makers in designing and delivering climate compatible development. We do this by combining research, advisory services and knowledge management in support of locally owned and managed policy processes. CDKN is currently funded over seven-year period from March 2010 to April 2017 by the UK Department for International … Continue reading