The British government is to champion innovation in the clean energy sector as one of the country’s four main economic drivers aimed at overall long-term growth unveiled in its Industrial Strategy document on Monday.
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Mexico will raise its minimum wage on Dec. 1 from 80.04 pesos per day to 88.36 pesos, President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Tuesday.
One of India’s leading private power generation companies, Tata Power, has reported a huge jump in profit from its renewable energy division.
Oxo-degradable plastics are being produced and sold in many countries, with society being led to believe they safely biodegrade in nature
European Union negotiators agreed to overhaul the region’s cap-and-trade program, approving a plan to bolster carbon prices and adjust the emissions market to more ambitious climate goals in the next decade.
On January 1, 2018, the minimum wage goes up to $9.25. Any future increases will be tied to the Michigan Treasurer, the unemployment rate and the Consumer Price Index.
The authorities are exerting efforts to increase the minimum pay rate as workers are struggling with the rising cost of living in their daily lives.
Credit ratings agencies have said a minimum wage could help stabilise the labour market and reduce the number of costly strikes in Africa’s most industrialised economy.
Fiji has become the first emerging market to issue a sovereign green bond, raising 100 million Fijian dollars, or US$50 million, to support climate change mitigation and adaption.
The data suggest that the traditional economic idea that rising wage prices reduce the number of available low-paid jobs might not be true.
The already booming renewable energy sector in the United States will see a sharp drop in costs thanks to improvements in efficiency and technology, the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
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This blockchain project aims to leverage digital currency in order to boost the generation and consumption of renewables and allow for decentralized energy trading between utilities, producers grid operators, and consumers.
New Zealand’s new prime minister called capitalism a “blatant failure”, before citing levels of homelessness and low wages as evidence that “the market has failed” her country’s poor.
The European market for energy efficient building technologies is expected to grow from $83.5 billion in 2017 to $111.9 billion in 2026.
That number is an impressive leap, as it amounts to an eight-fold increase from 2014.
Google will make grants in its three core areas: education, economic opportunity and inclusion. Already in the last few months, it has handed out $100 million of the $1 billion to nonprofits.
“We’re a long-standing partner to the energy sector and we’re determined to support the transition to a more sustainable world,”
Imperium3 New York will be investing over $130 million over the next five years to help the wide commercialisation and cost reduction of lithium-ion batteries.
City utility prepares nation’s first water rate based on annual earnings.
The material’s unexpected strong, insoluble adhesive properties are useful for packaging as well as other applications, such as better performing, fully natural wood-fiber composites for construction and even flooring.
Thousands of Target employees are about to get a raise.
JPMorgan and Citigroup have made this RE100 pledge, organized by The Climate Group alongside other companies like Estee Lauder, Kellogg, and DBS Bank.
The new ‘carbon currency’ system, developed by Swiss non-profit Poseidon, will add a carbon value to everyday products.
The project is considered the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) project in the world.