New York, 22 September 2019 – In a massive boost for climate action and sustainability, leading banks and the United Nations today launched the Principles for Responsible Banking, with 130 banks collectively holding USD 47 trillion in assets, or one third of the global banking sector, signed up.
Today, September 17th, 2019, in Hanoi, the Vietnam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA), Vietnam Climate Action Alliance (VCCA) and the Working Group on Climate Change (CCWG) organize Vietnam Renewable Energy Week 2019. The event takes place from 17th to 20th September in Hanoi and An Giang aiming to create a forum for information exchange and multi-stakeholder dialogue in order to propose solutions to contribute to the process of just energy transition and bring the greatest benefits for sustainable development in Vietnam.
Wednesday the 20th of March: Apolitical, the peer-to-peer learning platform for government, today announced its inaugural list of the 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy 2019.
South Chungcheong, a province home to half of South Korea’s coal power generation, has joined the Powering Past Coal Alliance.
“Our list names the top companies investors and banks need to shun if they are committed to limiting our planet’s temperature rise.”
“This is what leadership on coal and climate change looks like. Decisions about how the world sources its future energy needs will make or break our ability to contain global warming. Standard Chartered’s policy not only removes a critical source of finance for new coal power plants, but sends a powerful signal to its competitors.
Pak Lay is the fourth dam planned on the mainstream of the Lower Mekong Basin. The government of Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) is going to put this project into the Prior Consultation process with other members of the Mekong River Commission (MRC). This consultation is planned to be carried out after the construction of hydropower dams on the mainstream of the Mekong river, namely Xayaburi (2012), Don Sahong (2015) and Pak Beng (planned in 2017).
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178 GW of renewables added globally in 2017
November 16, 2017 Statement Southeast Asian CSOs and Movements on the UK-Canada Powering Beyond Coal Alliance WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, welcome the initiative of developed countries led by UK-Canada in the launching of the ...