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  • Climate Week NYC 2011 in review

    Date
    23 September 2011

    From 19-26 September 2011, New York City hosted Climate Week NYC 2011, the annual summit boasting high-level meetings between the world’s leading businesses and governments and an exciting array of public-facing events, all focused on driving a Clean Revolution.

    Climate Week NYC to reach more than 100 million people
  • The critical role of CCS in the Clean Revolution

    Date
    22 September 2011

    What role carbon, capture and storage (CCS) can play in the Clean Revolution was the focus of a high-level dialogue of senior leaders from government, business and non-governmental organizations following the Opening Ceremony of Climate Week NYC.

    GCCSI roundtable at Opening Ceremony
  • EV leaders New York State and Quebec share expertise

    Date
    21 September 2011

    Practitioners from city, state and provincial governments in both New York State and Québec as well as representatives from power utilities, discussed the push underway to support the development and more widespread use of electric vehicles, during a Climate Week NYC event held last night in New York.

    Quebec Logo
  • Bloomberg, Blair, UN, World Bank call for business and government leaders to join Clean Revolution

    Date
    20 September 2011

    During the Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony today, some of the world’s most influential people came together to call for business and government leaders to join the Clean Revolution, our three-year campaign which aims to build a smarter, better, more prosperous future for all.

    Bloomberg at Opening Ceremony
  • Business heads say innovate, collaborate on climate adaptation

    Date
    20 September 2011

    As part of the Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony events, The Climate Group and Swiss Re, member of The Climate Group and Founding Sponsor of Climate Week NYC, co-hosted the panel discussion 'Rethinking Resiliency: Innovative Solutions for Climate Adaptation' on Monday September 19, following the Clean Revolution campaign announcement.

    Swiss re event climate week
  • Clean Revolution launched at Climate Week NYC

    Date
    19 September 2011

    Today The Climate Group launched the three-year Clean Revolution campaign during the Opening Ceremony of Climate Week NYC, the annual global forum which aims to mobilize an international public-private response to climate change.

    Clean Revolution launch
  • Record number of events confirmed for Climate Week NYC 2011

    Date
    16 September 2011

    This year's Climate Week NYC, the annual summit boasting high-level meetings between the world’s leading businesses and governments and a diverse array of public-facing events, has a record number of events: here is a hand-picked list of just some of them.

    Climate Week NYC to reach more than 100 million people
  • Knoxville named 'model city' for Recycle Together program

    Date
    15 September 2011

    During a Recycling Cart Roll Out celebration this week, The Climate Group announced that the City of Knoxville has been named a ‘Model City’ for the new household recycling project as part of our Recycle Together program.

    Knoxville Recycle Together
  • Small step forward for CCS in the US

    Date
    14 September 2011

    Rupert Posner, Global Director of Energy, The Climate Group, blogs for GCCSI about the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recent proposal on a new rule exempting carbon dioxide streams from hazardous waste regulations under certain conditions, which will help drive the roll-out of CCS in the US.

    Rupert Posner
  • Hangzhou sets pace for China’s cities

    Date
    13 September 2011

    The first phase of China Redesign has begun to great success in the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, capturing China’s countrywide media’s attention while helping drive the urban Clean Revolution.

    Hnagzhou city tour
  • Leaders with a Clean Energy Revolution at the heart of their strategies

    Date
    07 September 2011

    On Tuesday September 6 2011, international state government leaders and influential business guests met in London to share success stories and tactics for effective acceleration of clean technologies, for the event, Leading a Clean Energy Revolution.

    Clean Energy Revolution Sep 6
  • Clean energy subsidies swell in India

    Date
    05 September 2011

    The Government of India has boosted subsidies for clean energy projects 63% to 2.36 billion rupees ($51 million), as part of its plans to combat climate change and accelerate a Clean Revolution in India.

    Wind turbine close up
  • India LED pilot hits Haldia highway

    Date
    04 September 2011

    Haldia in West Bengal, which is the second Indian city to join an innovative global LED pilot project, is to begin installations this month on a major highway in the heart of the city. The other two Indian cities to join the LED pilot and receive the installations so far are Kolkata and Thane.

    Haldia road
  • China amps up renewables targets

    Date
    01 September 2011

    China has stepped-up its intentions to expand renewable energy installations during the 12th Five-Year Plan period, by rewriting its plans to encompass much bigger targets for wind, solar and hydro power.

    China street crossing lights

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