CIFOR and UNEP team up to work on sustainable landscapes – Center for International Forestry Research (press release)

11 January 2017 – Landscape and forest restoration will be a key area of focus in 2017 under a new partnership between the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by CIFOR and UNEP last month to foster joint action on promoting […]

CIFOR and UNEP team up to work on sustainable landscapes – Center for International Forestry Research (press release)

11 January 2017 – Landscape and forest restoration will be a key area of focus in 2017 under a new partnership between the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by CIFOR and UNEP last month to foster joint action on promoting […]

CIFOR and UNEP team up to work on sustainable landscapes – Center for International Forestry Research (press release)

11 January 2017 – Landscape and forest restoration will be a key area of focus in 2017 under a new partnership between the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by CIFOR and UNEP last month to foster joint action on promoting […]

Key Topic at Leading Shanghai Forum: Environmentally … – satPR – Satellite PR News (press release)

Tongji University professor and leading management science expert You Jianxin talks about how the development of new mobility models that take the environment into account is the first step SHANGHAI, Dec. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — You Jianxin, professor at the School of Economics & Management, Tongji University, and one of China’s leading management science experts, […]

How Roofs Can Play A Key Role In Sustainable Architecture – Living Architecture Monitor magazine (press release) (blog)

December 22, 2016– As the green and sustainable building trend moves into the mainstream, we can begin to evaluate the impact and roles that different parts of the building’s envelope play on overall sustainability and contribute to reducing the carbon footprint. The result has been healthier, more productive buildings that last longer, consume far less […]

Kenya's sustainable architecture journey, 53 years later – The Standard (press release)

A skater holds on a motorcyclist at the decorated main roundabout where U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to drive past, during his three-day state visit in Kenya’s capital Nairobi July 24, 2015. Obama departed for Kenya on Thursday, his first trip to his father’s homeland as U.S. president, kicking off a swing through Africa […]

India Green Building Market Opportunity Outlook 2020 – PR Newswire (press release)

LONDON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — India has a great tradition of building environment friendly homes throughout its history. Various renewable and natural items like bamboo, agricultural residues, clay etc. have traditionally been used in vast areas of India, particularly in rural areas. But the concept of modern green building having minimum impact on environment […]

Rovio Entertainment: “Angry Birds, Happy Planet” climate action … – Business Wire (press release)

ESPOO, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rovio Entertainment and Sony Pictures humbled to join esteemed honorees including U.S. President Barack Obama for championing solutions to the planet’s most urgent challenges The UN Foundation has recognized Rovio Entertainment and Sony Pictures with a Global Leadership Award for the “Angry Birds, Happy Planet” global marketing and outreach campaign to raise awareness […]

Maine PUC proposing to phase out incentives for home solar panels – Press Herald

HALLOWELL — The Maine Public Utilities Commission is proposing new rules that would phase out incentives for homeowners with solar electric panels. Meeting on Tuesday, commissioners proposed a change that would grandfather incentives for 15 years for residents who already have solar panels installed at their homes, and would limit benefits for new solar owners […]