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Tackling climate change presents huge economic opportunities

January 14th, 2013 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

During the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) from 13 to 17 January 2013, energy and finance leaders met to discuss ways to encourage greater private sector investment in renewable energy and low-carbon, climate friendly projects as a tactic to mitigate climate change and diversify the global energy mix. Leaders focused on the growing opportunities for […]

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation seeks to reinvent the toilet to improve global human sanitation

July 26th, 2011 by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

On 19 July 2011 The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the launch of a strategy to help bring safe, clean sanitation services to millions of poor people in the developing world. In a keynote address at the 2011 AfricaSan Conference in Kigali, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, president of the foundation’s Global Development Program, called on […]