Land Degradation Damaging to 45% of Humanity

Posted on Apr 4, 2018 5:18:44 PM

Human-caused land degradation is intensifying climate change, driving species to extinction and undermining the well-being of two-fifths of humanity, or 3.2 billion people, according to a new report.

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Topics: Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Land Degradation

Saudi Arabia and SoftBank Sign Up to $200Bn Solar Plan

Posted on Apr 3, 2018 12:07:00 PM

The world's biggest solar energy plan, worth up to US$200 billion, has moved a stage closer after Saudi Arabia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japanese-based SoftBank.

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Topics: Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, Solar, Finance

153mn Deaths Could Be Saved by Cutting Emissions

Posted on Mar 23, 2018 12:00:00 AM

An incredible 153 million premature deaths linked to air pollution could be avoided by the end of the century simply by speeding up plans to cut fossil fuel emissions, according to a new study.

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Topics: Air pollution, Carbon Emissions, Paris Agreement

Singapore Targets Packaging Waste

Posted on Mar 21, 2018 11:32:00 AM

The environmental problem of plastic waste has increasingly been hitting the headlines in recent months.

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Topics: PLASTIC POLLUTION, Recycle, Singapore, Packaging

Blockchain Could Save Mutual Funds Market £1.9bn 

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 12:07:00 PM

A move to blockchain technology could save the mutual funds market more than £1.9 billion, according to global funds transaction network Calastone.

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Topics: Finance, Technology, Blockchain

Cryptomining Goes Green

Posted on Mar 5, 2018 1:34:00 PM

A cryptomining firm is looking to tackle one of the major drawbacks of cryptocurrencies – that of CO2 emissions.

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Topics: Climate Change, hydro-electric, Wind Power, Cryptomining

Sustainable City Life on the Up

Posted on Feb 28, 2018 1:01:00 PM

More than 100 cities world-wide now source at least 70% of their electricity from renewables, according to latest data.

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Topics: Renewable Energy, Clean energy, Electricity

Amazon makes its own Rainforest

Posted on Feb 26, 2018 3:36:00 PM

Internet retail giant Amazon has unveiled the latest addition to its Seattle campus – The Spheres, which are more akin to a rainforest than an office.

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Topics: Renewable Energy, Rainforest, amazon

OPEN Ranks Amongst World´s Top Green Technology Blogs

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 11:14:00 AM

OPEN Cleantech is proud to announce that we have been included in the top 40 Global Green Technology blogs / websites by fast expanding RSS feed aggregator Feedspot.
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Topics: Renewable Energy, Greentech, OPEN Cleantech, Feedspot

Blockchain for a Better World

Posted on Feb 21, 2018 1:47:14 PM

The potential for Blockchain to effect positive change – and save money – is being recognised in the humanitarian aid sector.

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Topics: Technology, Blockchain, United Nations

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