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Loss and damage: Why the world should be worried

13 Nov, 2013

The 19th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) to the UNFCCC and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol is taking place from 11 to 22 November. The conference is being held at... Read more

Efficiency Energy Use and Planning 2013C - Sweden Phase

12 Nov, 2013

The Swedish phase of the Effiicient Energy Use and Planning 2013C training program started today at LIFE Academy, Karlstad in Sweden. The training phase in Sweden will be held from November 12 - December 5, 2013. 25 participants from various countries within... Read more

Wind Power Development and Use 2013A - Regional Phase in India

11 Nov, 2013

LIFE Academy has successfully completed the Regional Phase of Wind Power Development and Use (WP2013A) training program. The program was held in Chennai and Kanyakumari, India from 30 October to 08 November, 2013. 25 participants from various countries across... Read more

Climate experts meet in coal-powered Poland

11 Nov, 2013

The 19th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC and the 9th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol will take place from 11 to 22 November. The conference will be held at the... Read more

Hans Rosling: How much do you know about the world?

07 Nov, 2013

The world has undeniably made an enormous progress in recent decades. Hans Rosling, the world famous statistician presents facts to upgrade everyone's world view. Click on the following link to read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24835822    

New Fire and Safety Accord Protects Bangladesh Apparel Workers

05 Nov, 2013

The safety and welfare of the humanbeings is a key social element to acheive Sustainable Development. The Accord on Fire and Building Safety pact is a huge step for the apparel industry in Bangladesh, which has faced several tragedies in the past several... Read more

Ethiopia opens Africa's largest wind farm to boost power production

28 Oct, 2013

The Horn of Africa country - plagued by frequent blackouts - plans to boost generating capacity from 2,000 MW to 10,000 MW within the next three to five years, much of it coming from the 6,000 MW Grand Renaissance Dam under construction on the Nile. Click the... Read more

EU close to meeting 2020 emissions goal already!

14 Oct, 2013

Cuts in EU greenhouse gas emissions have almost reached the 20 percent target set for 2020, official figures showed on Wednesday, stoking a debate on how quickly the bloc should promise deeper cuts. Click on the link to read more: http://www.reuters.com/... Read more

Regional Phase in South Africa on Efficient Energy Use and Planning

08 Oct, 2013

The Regional Phase on Efficient Energy Use and Planning (EE2012B) started 7 October and will go on until 16 October. The participants meet in Cape Town in South Africa to interact on their Change Projects and to learn from the South African experience on... Read more

Wind Power 2013B, the final ITP WP-program

07 Oct, 2013

On Thursday 3rd of October, LIFE Academy passed an important milestone. The very successful ITP (International Training Program) Windpower Development and Use completed its final Swedish phase. LIFE Academy has successfully completed several programs on wind... Read more

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