Qatar to invest up to $20 billion in solar energy

Qatar to invest up to $20 billion in solar energy

By Reuters, Doha OPEC member Qatar will ask firms to tender for a 1,800 megawatt (MW) solar energy plant in 2014 costing between $10-20 billion as the world’s highest per capita ... Continue Reading →
For-profit solar enterprises bring light to millions.

For-profit Solar Enterprises bring Light to Millions

Once the sun sets across large swathes of the developing world, the lack of electric lighting can make a tough job even tougher. A midwife scrambling to deliver a baby must rely on ... Continue Reading →
India, Bangladesh very short of water, among Asia's worst

India, Bangladesh very short of Water, among Asia’s worst

Three out of four countries in Asia and the Pacific are facing a serious lack of water, and some are in danger of a crisis unless steps are taken to improve water management, a report ... Continue Reading →
As Asian growth slows, a green push could pay - experts

As Asian growth slows, a Green Push could pay – experts

As Asia moves away from export-led growth, the need to invest in green growth instead is key, panelists said at an Overseas Development Institute-held discussion. But, who is green ... Continue Reading →
The bamboo and willow coffins are made in Bangladesh.

First ever Fair Trade Coffins in UK are made in Bangladesh

The first ever fair trade coffins have been launched in Britain as interest grows in “eco funerals”. The bamboo and willow coffins are made in Bangladesh, where communities are ... Continue Reading →