Monthly Archives: February 2016

World’s biggest floating solar farm powers up outside London

Guardian: On a vast manmade lake on the outskirts of London, work is nearing completion on what will soon be Europe’s largest floating solar power […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Tackle ‘Hidden Hunger’ by Improving Food Systems

Inter Press Service: Nutrition is complex and multi-dimensional. Micronutrient deficiencies or “˜hidden hunger’ are much more widespread than chronic undernourishment or hunger, understood as inadequate […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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China coal consumption drops again

Agence France-Presse: China’s coal consumption fell for the second year in a row, government data showed Monday, as the world’s biggest polluter attempts to tackle […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Singapore feeds first solar power into retail grid to reduce emissions

Reuters: Singapore on Monday announced it had begun to feed solar power into its retail electric grid for the first time, as it seeks to […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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DiCaprio warns of ‘climate threat’ in Oscars speech

Climate Home: Leonardo DiCaprio used his Oscar winning speech to urge world leaders to “stop procrastinating” and take a tougher line on climate change. Awarded ‘Best […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Malawi to import 50,000 tonnes of maize after drought worsens

Reuters: Malawi will import 50,000 tonnes of the staple maize from Tanzania to avert hunger after a drought that affected 2.8 million people in the […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Canada ‘out of step’ as global clean investment soared in 2015

Climate Home: The renewable sector boomed during 2015, with a record US$367 billion of financial backing, think tank Clean Energy Canada revealed on Monday. US, China […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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India: Groundwater Governance in Andhra Pradesh

Inter Press Service: India is the largest user of ground water in the world. But reliance of this overexploited resource has reached its limits in […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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DiCaprio calls for action on climate change in Oscars speech

Guardian: Leonardo DiCaprio has won an Academy Award for best actor for his role as a betrayed 19th century frontiersman in The Revenant. The nomination […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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Former Tepco execs indicted over Fukushima nuclear disaster

Reuters: A worker, wearing a protective suit and a mask, is seen from a bus near the No. 3 reactor building at Tokyo Electric Power […] Read the original post by miscellaneous

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