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Strengthening the bond with the renewable energy industry: MBA Renewables launches international Advisory Board

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The distance learning Master of Business Administration (MBA) Renewables jointly offered by the Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin and the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) proudly announces the launching of its international Advisory Board. MBA Renewables is designed

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Earth Day 2016 marked with historic signing ceremony for global climate action

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Today people around the world are celebrating Earth Day by taking action and committing to protect our planet. It’s estimated that over a billion people in 192 countries will join together today in commemorating Earth Day 2016 through actions that

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Mobile Journalists Cycle across Africa to Showcase Sustainability Solutions

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Three intrepid mobile journalists will embark on a 14,000km cycle expedition across Africa this week, to showcase sustainability solutions through mobile video journalism documentaries. The Mojo Velo project team – Steven Bland and brothers Russell and Hamish Galt – will

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African Universities See Wealth in Waste

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Africa is fast becoming urban. By 2050, a whopping 1.33 billion people will inhabit African cities – almost 900 million more than today. Africa’s pace of urbanization is the fastest in the world, which means that, in 20 years, half

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City of Cape Town supports household composting

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The City of Cape Town is inviting residents to participate in its home-composting programme, which aims to divert waste away from landfills. Homeowners can apply for one of 5000 free home-composting containers in its latest move towards becoming a zero-waste

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Earth Hour 2016 catalyzes global climate action

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Earth Hour 2016 is taking place this month on 19 March from 8.30-9.30pm around the world and is helping to shine a light on global climate action. People globally unite during Earth Hour in switching off lights for 60

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Kenya launches Green Universities Network

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In an effort to integrate environmental and sustainability principles and activities into universities in Kenya, the Kenya Green University Network has been launched. This initiative will focus on university curricula, campus design and research projects – which all provide opportunities

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New multi-million Global Platform for Sustainable Cities launched

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A new Global Platform for Sustainable Cities was launched this month aimed at facilitating a transition towards sustainable cities of the future through knowledge sharing and more integrated, sustainable urban planning and financing. The platform part of an initiative funded

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Africa is dazzling with female entrepreneurs

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Many women around the world find themselves stuck in low-wage jobs or barred from the job market entirely because of maternal obligations. But on the African continent there are strong signs that this trend is turning around. Today, Africa leads

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Make use of the summer to improve your know-how on renewable energy and energy efficiency

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Are you interested to learn about renewable energy technologies? Do you want to advance your knowledge on energy efficiency? Would you enjoy studying with people from around the world in one of Europe’s most popular capitals?
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