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  • “Upscaling use of LED street lights” stakeholder meeting in India

    Date
    21 December 2010

    A stakeholder meeting on “Up-scaling use of LED street lights” was organized jointly by that the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and The Climate Group (TCG) on December 18, 2010, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

    LED fitter
  • Training on Monitoring of Performance of LED Streetlights in Kolkata

    Date
    16 December 2010

    A training programme led by Phil Jessup, Cities and Technology Program Director at The Climate Group, was held in Kolkata, India in December 2010.

    Kolkata LED installation
  • UK plans to lead a clean energy revolution

    Date
    16 December 2010

    The UK government has today published proposals on a series of “once in a generation” energy market reforms to safeguard and diversify the nation’s energy supply for the future and trigger a wave of new investment.

    Chris Huhne
  • The Climate Group launches HSBC Clean Cities Film

    Date
    15 December 2010

    The Climate Group launches the HSBC Clean Cities Film, which showcases some of The Climate Group's achievements that have been enabled by the ground-breaking HSBC Climate Partnership.

    The Climate Group launches HSBC Clean Cities Film
  • Power to the people

    Date
    14 December 2010

    Tashweka Anderson, Global low-carbon ICT Project Manager at The Climate Group, writes an op-ed for Guardian Sustainable Business on the need for consumer-centric tools and services for the home.

    Tashweka Anderson
  • COP16 report: Cancun can, actually

    Date
    13 December 2010

    Damian Ryan, Senior Policy Manager at The Climate Group, analyzes the key outcomes from what proved to be a successful two weeks of negotiations in Cancun.

    Damian Ryan
  • COP16 report: A slow day for observers

    Date
    10 December 2010

    With a lack of information filtering out of the very private ministerial discussions on Thursday, Damian Ryan, Senior Policy Manager at The Climate Group, took part in an interesting side event that discussed the national security implications of climate change.

    Damian Ryan
  • Unlocking market transformation in energy efficiency and clean power

    Date
    10 December 2010

    On the last day of the fifth annual Climate Leaders Summit held in Cancun, a dozen business and government leaders came together to explore the pace of market transformation and the key technologies and policies that will unlock a clean industrial revolution.

    CLS market transformation event write up
  • North South East West – COP16 Climate Cooperation without Borders

    Date
    10 December 2010

    The Climate Leaders Summit 2010 ended with “A Clean Revolution for all: developed and developing regions working together”, a successful panel session exploring cooperation underway between developed and developing country regions to advance climate strategies and specific mitigation and adaptation actions.

    Developed CLS event
  • Chinese business and government leaders convene in Cancun to discuss climate action in China

    Date
    09 December 2010

    On day 1 of the Climate Leaders Summit, The Climate Group hosted a high-level delegation of Chinese leaders from business, and municipal and provincial government who joined over 150 of their counterparts from around the world for a day of events focused on climate action in China.

    China day speaker
  • COP16 report: A fist full of dollars

    Date
    09 December 2010

    Damian Ryan, Senior Policy Manager at The Climate Group, reports on Wednesday's proceedings in Cancun, where finance and the reality of a complex, politically charged negotiation took center stage.

    Damian Ryan
  • Clean Revolution Ceremony: leadership and action

    Date
    08 December 2010

    Day two of the Climate Leaders Summit, set on the sidelines of the UN’s COP16 negotiations in Cancun, opened on Tuesday with the Clean Revolution Ceremony, where leading businesses and international state and regional governments announced new commitments to further drive a clean industrial revolution.

    Mike Rann CLS 10
  • Energy Efficiency through ICT in India: more needs to be done to demonstrate value

    Date
    08 December 2010

    On Friday, December 3, as negotiators worked in the early hours in Cancun Mexico, a group of 22 participants from technology companies and financial institutions gathered at IDFC’s offices in Mumbai for a half-day session on how to finance energy efficiency in buildings and the electricity grid.

    ICT
  • COP16 report: Calm before the storm?

    Date
    08 December 2010

    With the high-level ministerial segment of the conference formally opening today (Tuesday), Damian Ryan, Senior Policy Manager at The Climate Group, examines the key divisions that remain unbridged across many of the core negotiation issues.

    Damian Ryan
  • Climate Change Committee: 'UK should commit to a 60% cut in emissions by 2030'

    Date
    08 December 2010

    The Committee on Climate Change (CCC), the independent body that advises the UK Government on setting and meeting carbon budgets, recommended that the UK commit to a 60% cut in emissions by 2030 (relative to 1990 levels).

    UK power station
  • Cancun ‘Can Do’: Governments representing 15% of global GDP report real climate action

    Date
    07 December 2010

    The world’s most influential coalition of state and regional governments on climate change joined leading businesses at The Climate Group’s annual Climate Leaders Summit, on the sidelines of the UN climate talks in Cancun, to report on substantial actions they have taken to cut emissions since Copenhagen, and to announce new commitments to further drive a clean industrial revolution.

    States and Regions Network
  • COP16 report: Negotiators bunker down as week two begins

    Date
    07 December 2010

    The final week of negotiations started in Cancun today (Monday), and Damian Ryan, Senior Policy Manager at The Climate Group, reports back on what progress has been made, and what issues still need to be resolved with only four more negotiating days remaining.

    Damian Ryan
  • Keep the COPs: Fix, don’t scrap, the UN process

    Date
    07 December 2010

    Evan Juska, Senior Policy Manager at The Climate Group in North America, writes on the need to change the current approach to the UN's COP negotiations in order to fairly assess progress in Cancun and beyond.

    Evan Juska
  • COP16 report: Cancun talks make quiet progress but key hurdles remain

    Date
    06 December 2010

    Damian Ryan, Senior Policy Manager at The Climate Group, reviews the end of the first week of COP16 negotiations in Cancun, Mexico, where quiet progress seems to have been made, despite certain difficulties surrounding the fate of the Kyoto Protocol.

    Damian Ryan
  • ‘China Day’ at the Climate Leaders Summit (COP16, Cancun)

    Date
    06 December 2010

    A delegation of senior Chinese government officials representing some of China’s major cities, states and national government met with international counterparts today in Cancun at ‘China Day’ – part of The Climate Group’s Climate Leaders Summit (6-8 December, 2010) on the sidelines of the annual UN climate talks (COP16) in Mexico.

    Chinese lanterns
  • EU warned: The global clean tech train is leaving the station

    Date
    02 December 2010

    Madeleine Cobb, Clean Revolution Programme Manager at The Climate Group, examines the urgent need for increased efforts by EU businesses and policymakers to commit to bolder greenhouse gas emissions cuts.

    Madeleine Cobb
  • Launch of LED Streetlights in Kolkata

    Date
    01 December 2010

    On November 30 2010, the LED streetlight project in Kolkata was launched by the Kolkata Municipal Corporation and The Climate Group, and attended by around 100 people from municipal corporations and development authorities of neighbouring cities, utilities, public works department and partner organizations.

    Kolkata LED installation

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