|World on course to run out of water, warns Ban Ki-moon|
Freshwater supply and water quality under pressure, warns UN secretary general on International Day of Biological Diversity
|New EU climate policy unlikely before 2015: Poland|
The European Union is unlikely to hammer out its new policy on global warming ahead of a global climate deal that could be clinched in 2015, Poland's environment minister said Wednesday.
|Saudi Arabia sees win-win in solar energy boom |
A slide in solar power costs and a surge in oil prices over the last few years has made solar power a win-win strategy for Saudi Arabia: saving billions of dollars of crude for export while making electricity at less than half the cost.
|EU summit set to turn climate agenda upside down|
Europeís plan to decarbonise its economy by 2050 could be turned on its head at a summit today (22 May) if EU heads of state and government sign off on measures prioritising industrial competitiveness over climate change in draft conclusions seen by EurActiv.
|Merkel protege struggles with Germany's green revolution|
Chancellor Angela Merkel appointed him for his charm and political skill as marshal of her vision of a 'green revolution' in Europe's biggest power market. A year on, Peter Altmaier finds himself spurned by many environmentalists, disdained by industry and viewed cooly by a public wary of the costs.
|Eight utilities call on EU leaders to revitalize energy policy|
The CEOs of eight key European energy companies have released a joint statement underlining the seriousness of the current challenges facing the region's energy sector and proposing appropriate policy action, ahead of a European Council summit Wednesday that is set to focus on energy.
|Fiji to review disaster policy and plan|
Fijiís outdated Disaster Management policy and plan are currently under review with a view to incorporate disaster risk reduction and climate change into a new national plan.
|Fiji Broadcasting Corporation|
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