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New research highlights pipeline of investment opportunities in sustainable infrastructure across C40 cities

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Today, the C40 Financing Sustainable Cities Forum is being hosted in London by the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and the Greater London Authority, with the support of the Citi Foundation and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities.

The forum brings together cities, investors, national governments, academics, private sector experts, NGOs and technology providers to identify the key barriers in financing sustainable urban infrastructure. These partners will discuss and develop shared solutions for unlocking finance for low-carbon investments in cities. ... Read more about New research highlights pipeline of investment opportunities in sustainable infrastructure across C40 cities

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More Than 120 Large-Scale Solar PV Farms Approved for Construction in the UK

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World Of Photovoltaics
The United Kingdom is forecast to be the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) market in Europe in 2014
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Investment firms rush to accumulate PV assets based on UK’s growing solar farm capacity. ... Read more about More Than 120 Large-Scale Solar PV Farms Approved for Construction in the UK

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Draff to dram: water cleanser created in chance study of whisky byproduct

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Mark Tran
Draff to dram: water cleanser created in chance study of whisky byproduct
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Leigh Cassidy explains how her grain research led to a system which can purify water poisoned by arsenic in Bangladesh

A project to remove arsenic from groundwater in Bangladesh began by accident, when Dr Leigh Cassidy from Aberdeen University was working on technology to treat industrially contaminated water in the UK. ... Read more about Draff to dram: water cleanser created in chance study of whisky byproduct

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Maria Damanaki unveils EU fishing reforms

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Fiona Harvey
Maria Damanaki unveils EU fishing reforms
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European fisheries chief hopes phasing out 'discarding' and agreeing plans with member states will preserve Europe's fish stocks

The biggest shake-up of European fisheries regulation in four decades was unveiled on Wednesday in Brussels, intended to preserve dwindling fish stocks.

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Maria Damanaki unveils EU fishing reforms

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Fiona Harvey
Maria Damanaki unveils EU fishing reforms
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European fisheries chief hopes phasing out 'discarding' and agreeing plans with member states will preserve Europe's fish stocks ... Read more about Maria Damanaki unveils EU fishing reforms

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