Naples, Italy, was the capital of the Mediterranean blue economy from 29 to 30 November. In 2015, the Ministers and other Heads of Delegations of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) adopted the UfM Ministerial Declaration on Blue Economy. To

The Environment Minister of the Maldives, Thoriq Ibrahim,  is calling on developed countries to honour their commitments to correcting the effects of climate change. Speaking at the conclusion of the twenty-third session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23)

Canada's forests hold the world's largest biomass reserves, the basis for making renewable bioenergy, biomaterials and other bioproducts. Leveraging this renewable resource will help spur innovation, investment, research and partnerships. The Canadian Council of Forest Ministers has recently supported a

Mexico will host one of the largest wind power projects in Latin America. Zuma Energía has placed a firm and unconditional order for the Parque Eólico Reynosa project in the Northeastern state of Tamaulipas. The order consists of 3.45 MW

Researchers from the UK and China will collaborate on five projects to develop the next generation of offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies to enable the safe, secure, cheap and efficient provision of clean energy. This new initiative was announced by

The Indonesian government led by Joko Widodo is planning to introduce an excise tax plan related to plastics. It is not the first time for the Asian country, because in mid-2016 the government proposed to impose an excise tax of

Japan will aggressively pursue the export of renewable energy technologies to tap into growth spurred via the worldwide transition to clean energy sources necessitated by the onset of climate change. This message was delivered by Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida. Emphasizing that

In India coastal and marine resources are an area of focused scientific attention of the Department of Biotechnology within the Ministry of Science and Technology, which has taken several measures for their conservation and management. These include development of bioremediation