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Small island developing states can lead transition to 'green' energy

UN News Centre, 1 Sep 2014 - Despite being endowed with renewable energy sources – like wind, sunshine and waves – small island developing states remain heavily reliant on imported fossil fuels, a practice that the United Nations says can be reversed through durable partnerships.

Posted by Clotilde Mahe at Sep 03, 2014 09:48 AM |
New UNEP report outlines blue-green economy and island innovation opportunities in small island developing States

UNEP, 1 Sep 2014 - With almost 30 per cent of SIDS populations living in areas less than 5 metres above sea level and the size of storms in some cases exceeding the size of whole islands, estimated losses to SIDS economies could become overwhelming.

Posted by Clotilde Mahe at Sep 03, 2014 09:45 AM |
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10 big ideas for making energy efficiency bankable in India

In a continent that is starved for energy and infrastructure, it is an enigma that India’s markets for energy efficiency have yet to take off. The authors of the report spent several months researching and debating this issue with stakeholders in India and around the world.

Posted by Clotilde Mahe at Aug 19, 2014 12:00 AM |
Filed under: Energy efficiency
ILO Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific Background Brief No.4-September 2013

This background brief provides a summary of the latest news, activities and events from the ILO Green Jobs Programme for Asia and the Pacific up to September 2013.

Posted by Clotilde Mahe at Aug 18, 2014 12:00 AM |
Green skills for rural youth

Plan commissioned this research report in order to investigate the potential for green skills training in four countries: Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. The research has sought to identify the existing provision of green skills training in each of these countries and the sectors in which green skills gaps are likely to occur in the future.

Posted by Clotilde Mahe at Aug 01, 2014 12:00 AM |
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