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Energy efficiency in Thai hotels - project concluded successfully  
Date: 04-04-11
Tourism, one of Thailand's key industries, uses vast amounts of energy. In recent years, a project supported by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) succeeded in establishing a pilot region as a…  
Development of Ambitious NAMAs  
Date: 07-04-11
From 21 to 24 March 2011 government representatives from several Latin American countries met in Alajuela, Costa Rica, to launch a new initiative aimed at supporting middle-income countries in Latin…  
UNESCO biosphere reserve in Ethiopia  
Date: 14-04-11
On 22 March 2011 NABU (the German Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union), together with Ethiopia's President Girma Wolde-Giorgis, government ministers and other high-ranking representatives…  
More solar power for Brazil  
Date: 19-04-11
Brazil is increasingly focusing on the use of solar electricity. In Florianópolis in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, the largest grid-connected photovoltaic system thus far in the…  
South Africa's supermarkets are using climate-friendly refrigerants  
Date: 09-05-11
Fluorinated refrigerants such as CFCs and HCFCs that damage the ozone layer are still in use in many developing and emerging countries, although other refrigerants that are less harmful to the…  
Award for film on International Climate Initiative project in Brazil  
Date: 24-05-11
Germany's international TV station Deutsche Welle (DW) has won a World Television Award in the science category for a report in its Global Ideas series about a Brazilian refrigerator recycling…  
More investment in Global Climate Partnership Fund  
Date: 26-05-11
IFC and Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs pledge USD 82 million The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs is set to invest USD 7 million in the equity capital tranche of the Global Climate Partnership…  
Solar Energy Applications in India  
Date: 14-06-11
Automobiles, Dairy, Electroplating, Food processing, Leather, Pharmaceutical, Pulp and Paper and Textile sectors were ranked as most promising industrial sectors for solar energy applications in a…  
New handbooks on wind energy in Vietnam  
Date: 17-06-11
The Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH released two bilingual handbooks on wind energy in Vietnam to help investors…  
UNWTO launches sustainable tourism project in Indonesia   
Date: 04-07-11
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the Indonesian Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MoCT) have launched a new project for a low emission development close to the population in Indonesia,…