CO2 IMPACT ranks the world’s top 10 most “resilient cities,” or those that are working to transition to a low-carbon economy while also preparing to avert the worst of climate change.
The Financial Times details how Germany plans to phase out nuclear energy and replace it with renewable sources in the next decade. The transition will start with Germany’s first offshore wind farm.
Mumbai plans to narrow its water supply gap by building new desalination plants, according to Global Water Intelligence.
The global market for water-treatment equipment could hit $1 trillion by 2020, according to this Forbes blog post.
At the start of the Singapore International Water Week, the National Research Foundation of Singapore announced that it will give an additional $113.8 million to promote research aimed at turning ideas into practical water solutions, Xinhua reported.
Shenhua Group Corp., Peabody Energy Corp. and a Russian-Mongolian group have been selected to develop Mongolia’s Tavan Tolgoi coalfield, the world’s largest untapped source of coal, China Daily reported.
, a Bulgaria native, is a Chicago-based reporter for Circle of Blue. She co-writes The Stream, a daily digest of international water news trends.
Interests: Europe, China, Environmental Policy, International Security.