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  • The Climate Group CEO knighted for role in global climate policy

    16 April 2015

    The Government of Québec has awarded Mark Kenber, CEO, The Climate Group Knight of the Ordre National du Québec. This unique insignia is one of the highest awards for excellence and merit that the Québec government bestows.

    b4e summit mark kenber
  • The tipping point for climate action: revolutionary optimism?

    16 April 2015

    Sue Hall, CEO, Climate Neutral Business Network, interviews our CEO Mark Kenber on the economic opportunities of tackling climate change and why this year can be a tipping point for the "clean revolution".

    mark kenber speaker
  • Lower carbon homes, higher quality of life

    15 April 2015

    From Stockholm to rural India and China’s megacities, innovations in residential energy, materials, appliances and furnishings can radically reduce our carbon footprint over the next decade and beyond.

    Ben Ferrari
  • New analysis shows Chinese companies switching to renewable power

    14 April 2015

    RE100, a global initiative that recruits and supports major companies to use 100% renewable power across their operations, today announced a partnership with the China Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA) as part of a major new drive to help companies in China adopt renewable energy.

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  • Ontario puts price on carbon, aims to link system to Quebec and California

    13 April 2015

    The Canadian province of Ontario has just launched a ‘cap-and-trade’ system to curb its GHG emissions. The system also aims to be linked to the joint ETS Québec and California launched last year, the largest regional carbon market in North America.

    Toronto Ontario
  • In the headlines: 100% renewable energy benefits the economy

    13 April 2015

    Going 100% is good for the economy. Technologies like wind and solar can not only save money in energy bills, but also make a good investment. Moreover, latest analysis shows that divestment from fossil fuels is not hurting the financial performance of investment funds.

    wind energy re
  • Economies that go 100% renewable could save $520 billion a year

    09 April 2015

    Adopting targets to go 100% renewable could save the world’s biggest economies a combined US$520 billion each year according to a new report, a fact which is reflected in the growing number of businesses going 100% renewable in the US.

  • Obama says climate change is threat to human health

    09 April 2015

    US President Obama has proclaimed the second week of April as America’s “National Public Health Week”, putting a spotlight on the link between climate change and health.

    health, medical lab, research
  • Los Angeles streetlights first in the world to be fully interconnected

    09 April 2015

    Philips, a member of The Climate Group, has just announced it will connect 110,000 lights in the city (44% of the total) through a remote lighting management tool able to immediately report faults to a central hub, drastically reducing commissioning time.

    Los Angeles
  • New York sets wind record, a model for booming US renewables market

    08 April 2015

    New York State has broken a new record for wind generation. The State overstepped the 1.5 gigawatt milestone of wind energy generated on March 2 – accounting for 7% of overall energy demand.

    Wind turbine

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