50 projects receive up to £100,000 each to boost investment in nature

Innovative projects to restore and rewet peatlands, create green urban spaces and improve flood resilience are among 50 schemes to benefit from the final round of a pioneering fund to drive private investment in nature and tackle climate change. The second round of the Natural Environment Investment Readiness Fund (NEIRF),Continue Reading

Rep. Castor Announces Selection of Community Priority Projects Including Skills Training for Good-Paying Jobs, Boosting Medical Research, and Lower Cost Clean Energy

Today, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor (FL14) announced her support for 15 community priority projects for consideration by the House Appropriations Committee in the upcoming fiscal year (FY23) budget. Rep. Castor is advocating for 15 Tampa Bay area projects based upon community support and pressing local needs – from skilled tradesContinue Reading

U.S. Justice Department Moves to Reinstitute Supplemental Environmental Projects as Part of Environmental Enforcement Settlements | Insights

Under President Donald Trump, DOJ broke from longtime practice and precedent by prohibiting SEPs, nominally because of concerns about constitutional and statutory limits on maintaining congressional authority over appropriations. Those ostensible concerns overlay a deeper fear that SEPs would be used as slush funds for environmental groups to pursue theirContinue Reading

Dubai FDI

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, said that Dubai has been ranked first in the world in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2021, with 418 greenfield FDI projects. The annual ‘Dubai FDI Results and Rankings HighlightsContinue Reading

Dubai ranks first golbally in attracting FDI projects in 2021

DUBAI: H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, revealed that Dubai has achieved the top ranking globally in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2021, with a record number of 418 greenfield FDI projects. Sheikh Hamdan expressed hisContinue Reading

After 8 years and Rs 4,633 crore, the Ganga waterway project’s environment impact is still unknown

The National Green Tribunal and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change have, for the past six years, been deliberating on whether the government’s World Bank-funded project – the Jal Marg Vikas Project for National Waterway 1 – requires environmental clearance. The project on the Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river systems, announcedContinue Reading