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SD Bulletin 70

Send date: 2015-02-02 14:25:34


SD bulletin 70
China will Subsidize Green Vehicles until 2020
On December 30, 2014, China's central government announced additional measures to support new energy "green" vehicles.
India Sets New Goals for Renewable Energies
After meeting the U.S. President Barak Obama in New Delhi on January 25, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India will strengthen its efforts towards the achievement of ambitious climate and clean energy goals.
REsource – Renewable Energy Data and Information Now Online
In mid-January 2015 the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched REsource, an online knowledge platform that will enable users to easily find detailed and accurate data on renewable energies worldwide.
Renewable Resources Already at Their Limits Worldwide
A new study by the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Yale University and Michigan State University, confirms that several key renewable resources have recently passed their "peak-rate year", the year of their maximum increase.
Sea Level Rise Accelerated more than Expected
A study recently published on Nature found that sea level rise in the past two decades could have accelerated faster than previously thought, as consequence of climate change threatening coasts all over the world.
More Sustainable Fishing Activities Thanks to Biodegradable Boxes
Polypla is a new biodegradable compound produced in Holland, which could provide a solution to many environmental problems related to the use of polystyrene boxes in the fishing industry.


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