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Research laboratories can consume up to 100 times as much energy as office space of the same size. Is smart technology the solution to boosting energy efficiency without compromising safety?

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/can-laboratories-get-smarter-when-it-comes-to-sustainability/

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $37 million loan agreement with Da Nhim–Ham Thuan–Da Mi Hydro Power Joint Stock Company (DHD) to finance the installation of a 47.5-MW peak floating photovoltaic (PV) solar facility on the man-made reservoir of DHD’s existing 175-MW Da Mi hydropower plant.

Read more: https://www.renewableenergyworld.com/2019/10/07/adb-financing-first-large-scale-floating-solar-pv-in-hydro-reservoir-in-viet-nam/

Private sector banks can play a pivotal role in financing the transition to a low-carbon, sustainable future — and they face growing political, market and social pressure to do so.

Read more: https://www.wri.org/blog/2019/10/how-are-banks-doing-sustainable-finance-commitments-not-good-enough

By 2050 two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities, and that infrastructure could be the key to managing the climate crisis, if we act now.

Read more: https://www.thethirdpole.net/en/2019/10/03/can-cities-save-the-world/

Will this eco-friendly, self-sustaining floating island envisaged by a Japanese engineering firm provide more land for Singapore’s people, or remain mere fantasy?

Read more: https://www.eco-business.com/news/future-or-fantasy-are-floating-cities-the-next-stage-of-singapores-urban-development/

BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct 1 2019 (IPS) - Last week, world leaders gathered at the United Nations in New York for the Climate Action Summit. Their goal was simple: to increase ambition and accelerate action in the face of a mounting climate emergency.

Read more: http://www.ipsnews.net/2019/10/confronting-new-climate-reality-asia-pacific-2/