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MIL-OSI Australia: Making green venues a tourism drawcard

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Cities, Buildings, Business, CBD, Central Sydney, City of Sydney, Climate, Climate Change, Clover Moore, Commerce, energy efficiency, English, Entertainment, Environment, Exploration, Gas, Lord Mayor, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Other, Pacific Region, recycling, Renewable energy, Sustainability, Sydney, Tourism, waste, water, Weather, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Making green venues a tourism drawcard

Source: City of Sydney Leading hotels, event centres, museums and tourism bodies have joined forces with the City of Sydney to make Sydney a more globally recognised and sustainable destination for business and holidays.More than 30 local and international organisations from the accommodation and entertainment sectors have signed up to the City’s new Sustainable Destination […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Crude, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Exploration, Finance, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Investment, Means of Implementation, meeting, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Pope Francis Urges Rapid Transition to Clean Energy

Source: Small Island Developing States 11 June 2018: Pope Francis has called on oil executives and energy leaders to switch to clean energy to fend off “disastrous” climate change. Addressing a conference on energy transition, he said that the continued search for new fossil fuel reserves is even more worrying than the increased levels of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Chemicals & Wastes, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Conservation, Crime, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Africa, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Health, Human Rights & Indigenous Peoples, Human Settlements & Population, India, Investment, Justice, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, North Africa, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Sanitation, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Tourism, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, United States of America, UNWTO, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Report Links Sustainable Tourism to 17 SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States 6 June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published a two-volume report titled, ‘Tourism for Development,’ that makes recommendations on the ways in which tourism could contribute to sustainable development and the SDGs, and illustrates the global reach and positive effects of tourism on other sectors. The publication […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Plan for the Future: How Strong Strategies Can Bring a More Sustainable Europe

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  {GUEST-ARTICLES}, 24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Energy, energy efficiency, English, EU, Europe, Gender, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, Health, Intergovernmental Organization, land, MIL OSI, Mitigation, National Action, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Renewables, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Water & Sanitation, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Guest Article: A Plan for the Future: How Strong Strategies Can Bring a More Sustainable Europe

Source: Small Island Developing States Around 1,000 days ago, the EU signed a historic agreement, along with 200 other countries. It was a UN-brokered deal to make every aspect of the world’s economies and societies truly sustainable. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development set 17 SDGs for 2030, which, once met, will transform everything from […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Atmosphere, Banking and Finance, Budget, Business, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Change Capacity Building and Technology Update, Commerce, Crude, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Finance, Finance Update: Climate Change, Gas, GCF, GEF, Germany, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, Industrial Development, International Financial Institution, International Negotiations, Investment, Korea, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multilateral Environmental Agreement Body, National Government, Near East, News, North Africa, Oceans & Coasts, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Stakeholder Participation, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, UNEP, UNFCCC, Water & Sanitation, Weather, Western Asia, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Institutional Finance Update: Gaining Clarity on How Finance and Technology Needs Inform Climate Investments

Source: Small Island Developing States 31 May 2018: The Bonn Climate Change Conference concluded with the refrain that finance and technology are crucial means to achieve international climate goals. During the month of May, several institutions acknowledged this fact and took action, including forming financial partnerships, increasing budget allocations to implement climate change policy, and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nordic Clean Energy Week: Which Way Towards the Global Low Carbon Economy?

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Canada, Central Africa, China, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Eastern Asia, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, English, EU, Europe, European Union, Finance, France, Germany, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, governance, India, Intergovernmental Organization, Intergovernmental Process, Investment, IRENA, Japan, Latin America and the Caribbean, Market-Based Mechanisms, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, National Government, New Zealand, News, Northern America, Nuclear Industry, Open Source Intel, Other Energy Sources, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Police, Project, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Asia, Southwest Pacific, Stakeholder Participation, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America, Weather, Wind  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Nordic Clean Energy Week: Which Way Towards the Global Low Carbon Economy?

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2018: The ninth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM 9) and the third Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI 3) convened from 22-24 May, in Malmö, Sweden, with a focus on advancing the global transition towards a low carbon economy and taking stock of financing and partnerships in clean energy innovation. Dubbed […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Budget brings boost for city solar

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Cities, Budget, City of Sydney, Climate, Climate Change, Economy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Investment, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, New South Wales, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Sustainability, Sydney, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Budget brings boost for city solar

Source: City of Sydney The City has boosted its $18 million environment budget, with another $4.5 million invested to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy over the next four years.The new funding – on top of $10 million already set aside for long-term renewable energy projects – will encourage more solar panels on residential and […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Focus on Europe

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Budget, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, China, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Asia, Economics & Investment, Economy, Energy, energy efficiency, Energy Poverty/Access, English, Environment, EU, Europe, European Union, Exploration, Exports, Finance, Finance Update: Sustainable Energy, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Intergovernmental Organization, International Financial Institution, Investment, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mitigation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Project, Publication, Regional Development Bank, Renewables, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, solar, South America, Southern Asia, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Technology, Trade, Weather, Western Asia, Wind, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Climate Mitigation Finance Update: Focus on Europe

Source: Small Island Developing States 24 May 2018: In the past month, Europe has seen a flurry of activity relating to finance for climate mitigation, including a €300 million investment partnership between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Chinese Eximbank, a commitment from the European Commission to increase spending on climate change to 25% of […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ILO Report: Implementation of Paris Agreement, SDGs Can Create 24 Million Jobs by 2030

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Capacity Building & Education, Climate, Climate Change, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Employment, Energy, energy efficiency, English, Environment, Europe, Exploration, Gas, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Health, Human Settlements & Population, ILO, Labour, Latin America and the Caribbean, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Mining, Mitigation, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, Near East, News, Northern America, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Renewables, Republic of Korea, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, Transport, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ILO Report: Implementation of Paris Agreement, SDGs Can Create 24 Million Jobs by 2030

Source: Small Island Developing States 15 May 2018: Implementation of policies that promote a greener economy and better social safety nets for workers could create 24 million new jobs by 2030, according to an International Labour Organization (ILO) flagship report titled, ‘World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs.’ The report finds that efforts […]

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