We Need, as a Society, to Become More Energy Literate


Source: Good.is 1 April 2015 Featured
We Need, as a Society, to Become More Energy Literate

Solving our great global energy challenges should also mean solving our biggest environmental, social, health and economic challenges. Yet for all...

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The truth behind Costa Rica’s renewable energy


Source: The Guardian 1 April 2015
The truth behind Costa Rica’s renewable energy

This month, Costa Rica’s state-run electricity company announced that the country had gone 75 days using only renewable resources for electricity.

Smarter Asset Management


Source: IBM 1 April 2015
Smarter Asset Management

In the current global economic climate, there is a growing emphasis on cost reduction, return on investment and increased overall asset value...

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UK solar bond targets £20m


Source: ReNews 1 April 2015
UK solar bond targets £20m

Community benefit energy company Big60Million has launched the largest UK solar bond portfolio to date, targeting £20.4m.

New Research: In California's Unyielding Drought, Green Buildings Can Help


Source: SustainableCities 1 April 2015
New Research: In California's Unyielding Drought, Green Buildings Can Help

Recently, the USGBC Northern California Chapter and its partners hosted the 12th annual Water Conservation Showcase in San Francisco.

Watchdog urges reform of UK's 'failed' energy efficiency drive


Source: BusinessGreen 31 March 2015
Watchdog urges reform of UK's 'failed' energy efficiency drive

Millions of draughty homes are the result of the collective failure of successive governments to tackle energy efficiency, according to Which?.

Renewable energy brushes aside low oil prices with record year of growth


Source: Click Green 31 March 2015
Renewable energy brushes aside low oil prices with record year of growth

Global investments in renewable energy rebounded strongly last year, registering a solid 17% increase after two years of decline.

How integrated care is improving social and economic vitality in Spain


Source: IBM UK 31 March 2015
How integrated care is improving social and economic vitality in Spain

Patient records for those with multiple chronic illnesses were typically fragmented between a number of sources, such as GPs, hospitals, pharmacies...

The Water Revolution Is Here


Source: Environmental Leader 31 March 2015
The Water Revolution Is Here

At current usage and population rates, international demand for water in 2030 will outstrip supply by 40 percent.

US set to pledge emissions cuts of up to 28% ahead of global climate treaty


Source: The Guardian 31 March 2015
US set to pledge emissions cuts of up to 28% ahead of global climate treaty

The US will pledge to cut carbon pollution by up to 28%, doubling the pace of current emissions cuts, under a global agreement on climate change.

500 GW for Global Solar Energy in 5 Years, With 30 GW in India


Source: The Energy Collective 31 March 2015
500 GW for Global Solar Energy in 5 Years, With 30 GW in India

According to the researchers at IHS, global solar might hit 500 GW in total installed capacity by 2019.

Collaborating for a Smarter Grid


Source: IBM 31 March 2015
Collaborating for a Smarter Grid

The world has seen significant political and economic change. The global financial crisis has put economic pressure on the energy and...

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UN green climate fund can be spent on coal-fired power generation


Source: BusinessGreen 30 March 2015
UN green climate fund can be spent on coal-fired power generation

The UN fund to help developing countries fight climate change can be spent on coal-fired power plants – the most polluting form of electricity.

The Future of Telco is Social


Source: YouTube 30 March 2015 Featured
The Future of Telco is Social

Andrew Grill, IBM Interactive - Social Business, discusses how telecommunications companies can benefit from adopting social business...

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ustainable biofuels highlighted as key for future transport needs


Source: Click Green 30 March 2015
ustainable biofuels highlighted as key for future transport needs

The Transport Energy Task Force has today highlighted the important role sustainable biofuels will play in meeting the UK’s future transport needs.

Ecotricity raises £70m for renewable energy


Source: Energy Live News 30 March 2015
Ecotricity raises £70m for renewable energy

Ecotricity has secured a £70 million refinancing deal for its renewable energy portfolio, enabling it to build another 60MW of solar and wind power.

Forward view survey: NHS leaders are sceptical of new care model delivery


Source: Health Service Journal 30 March 2015
Forward view survey: NHS leaders are sceptical of new care model delivery

At the launch of the NHS Five Year Forward View in October, NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens said that the health service was at a crossroads

Big Data & Analytics: Transforming potential into action - INFOGRAPHIC


Source: IBM 30 March 2015
Big Data & Analytics: Transforming potential into action - INFOGRAPHIC

By leveraging the natural fusion of big data and analytics, successful organizations can better transform unrefined information...

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Pricing Congestion to Invest in Sustainable Transport: Lessons from London


Source: SustainableCities 30 March 2015
Pricing Congestion to Invest in Sustainable Transport: Lessons from London

In 2003, London adopted a program of congestion pricing that now places a roughly $17 (£11.50) daily fee on motor vehicles entering central London.

Australia's climate change policy on course for 'disastrous' 4C warming


Source: The Guardian 30 March 2015
Australia's climate change policy on course for 'disastrous' 4C warming

The government’s just-released discussion paper on emissions reductions has no mention of the global goal to limit warming to 2C.

Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water


Source: YouTube 27 March 2015 Featured
Wind turbine turns airborne moisture into drinking water

France’s Eole Water has now created a turbine that can condense water in the air and make it safe for drinking. With wind power companies still...

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