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  1. New GCF Project Signals Paradigm Shift for Water-Scarce Barbados

    Thursday, April 19, 2018

    BRIDGETOWN, Apr 19 (IPS) - At the start of 2017, the Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network (CDPN) warned eastern Caribbean countries that they were facing "abnormal climate conditions" and possibly another full-blown drought. 



  2. Caribbean Eyes Untapped Potential of World’s Largest Climate Fund

    Thursday, April 12, 2018

    KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 12 (IPS) - The Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) also known as the 5Cs, is looking for ways to boost the region's access to the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

  3. Drowning for Progress in Cambodia

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    KBAL ROMEAS, Cambodia, Apr 10 (IPS) - Suddenly the road ends. The cart track disappears under the water. A vast lake stretches out in front of me. I have to transfer from a motorbike to a canoe. "Tuk laang," my guide says coolly. "The water is rising."

  4. How Citizen Power Ignited Seoul’s Energy Innovations

    Thursday, April 05, 2018

    SEOUL, South Korea, Apr 05 (IPS) - Park Won-soon is Mayor of Seoul, a city recognized as a role model for megacitiesIn a bid to reduce its nuclear energy dependence, Seoul embarked on a massive energy reduction initiative—shaped by citizen participation—in 2012.

  5. Washington’s Ambiguity Equals De Facto Sanctions On Teheran

    Friday, March 30, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 30 (IPS) - Over the last few months, the United States' rhetoric on the Iran nuclear agreement has been ambiguous, creating an uncertain environment for investors. With John Bolton, President Donald Trump has now appointed a national security adviser who is actively seeking to leave the Iran deal.

  6. Former UN Chief Takes the Helm of Global Green Growth Institute

    Tuesday, March 27, 2018

    SEOUL, Mar 27 (IPS) - In the face of climate change and growing energy demand in developing countries, Ban Ki-moon, the new president and chair of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), unveiled his vision for a more sustainable path by helping countries in their transition to greener economies and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  7. High and Dry: Can We Fix the World’s Water Crisis?

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    JOHANNESBURG, Mar 20 (IPS) - This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of World Water Day on March 22.April 12 is expected to be the infamous "Day Zero" in South Africa's second largest city of Cape Town, a tourist hub which attracts millions of visitors every year.

  8. A Breath of Fresh Air in India

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    NEW DELHI, Mar 20 (IPS) - With India's citizens clamouring for breathable air and efficient energy options, the country's planners are more receptive than ever to explore sustainable development options, says Frank Rijsberman, Director-General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI).

  9. Why We Need Machines to Learn to Avoid Discrimination

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018

    UNITED NATIONS, Mar 13 (IPS) - The opportunities that artificial intelligence (AI) can unlock for our world - from discovering cures to diseases that kill millions each year to significantly reducing carbon emissions - are growing at a shocking pace.

  10. Greening India for a Sustainable Tomorrow

    Monday, March 12, 2018

    SEOUL, Mar 12 (IPS) - Dr. Frank Rijsberman is Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)Actions taken today in the pursuit of environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive growth path in India stand to benefit more than 17 percent of the world's population. A sustainable future for India carries an impact for the subcontinent and the entire world.

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