Climate organizations call for renewed efforts to communicate climate change knowledge and spur action

London, United Kingdom, 16-09-2015

This year marked the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which swept through America’s Gulf coast, wreaking a staggering USD 108 billion in damage and killing more than 1,800 people. In May of 2015, a heatwave in India cost...

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Mobilising the Private Sector for Renewable Development

Vienna, Austria, 25-06-2015

“We often hear talk of routes, pathways and roadmaps toward a low carbon future,” began Martin Hiller, Director General of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), in his introduction to a panel discussion...

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REEEP Announces 2015-2017 Powering Agrifood Value Chains Portfolio

Vienna, Austria, 23-06-2015

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) announced the nine ventures taking part in its newest clean energy development portfolio, Powering Agrifood Value Chains. These enterprises are bringing clean energy...

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Plugging into the Climate Knowledge Grid

Copenhagen, Denmark, 23-06-2015

“We are not far away from the climate talks in Paris and I’m frightened by the information overload that awaits people there. How will they cut through it all?”  

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REEEP Annual Report 2014/2015

Vienna, Austria, 18-06-2015

REEEP invests in clean energy markets. The REEEP Annual Report 2014/2015 explains REEEP's strategy and overarching theory of change, and takes a close look at REEEP's Cross Sector Systems focal area, through which REEEP brings...

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I am a Climate Knowledge Broker - Part 1: William Becker

Vienna, Austria, 27-05-2015

The Climate Knowledge Brokers Group (CKB) is writing its manifesto. It is a mammoth act, carried out by a dedicated group of fifteen people connected with the CKB Group and with input from some eighty more. It is also a necessary...

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reegle Translate to Break Down Language Barriers in the Global Fight against Climate Change, Changement Climatique, Cambio Climatico, Mudança Climática, and Klimawandel.

Vienna, Austria, 16-04-2015

reegle Translate

REEEP (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership) launched today reegle Translate (, a free online service to help bridge language gaps within the growing global climate and development community....

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Building power and water infrastructure capability in South Africa

Durban, South Africa, 10-03-2015

Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has identified opportunities for the South African city of Durban to increase its use of renewable energy, while at the same time driving down water infrastructure operating costs...

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REEEP Solar E-Bike Venture Opens in Hanoi

Vienna, Austria, 02-03-2015

REEEP and Caritas Switzerland announced the opening of the Bach Khoa solar-powered e-bike station in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 12th, 2015. The venture, based in an innovative business model for recharging and servicing e-bikes...

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CKB Group releases 2014 Annual Workshop Report

Vienna, Austria, 02-03-2015

CKB Group: Navigating Oceans of Information

This report summarizes the discussions and conclusions from the 2014 Climate Knowledge Brokers workshop, held from 4-5 October 2014. The workshop was jointly organized by Climate Knowledge Brokers Group Coordination Hub, the...

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Let’s hear it for the curators

Lima, Peru, 09-12-2014

Image: cartoon courtesy of Jorge Martin

Geoff Barnard, Strategic Advisor for Knowledge Management, Climate and Development Knowldge Network, has been working with website managers who pull together climate and development information from many sources – ‘climate...

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How to avoid drowning in a sea of climate data

Lima, Peru, 05-12-2014

Anita Makri of writes about the CKB Group's official COP20 Side Event: Innovation and Collaboration for Transforming Knowledge into Climate Action: Creating a “Climate Knowledge Grid”.

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GUIDE: The Status of Climate Finance at COP20, Lima

London, United Kingdom, 02-12-2014

A new briefing by the Climate Finance Advisory Service (CFAS) highlights the key climate finance issues on the agenda of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of Parties to...

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IISD Reports on CKB Group COP20 Side Event

Lima, Peru, 02-12-2014

Martin Hiller talks at CKB Group COP20 Side Event

The Climate Knowledge Brokers Group (CKB Group) held an official Side Event at the COP20 in Lima yesterday, Innovation and Collaboration for Transforming Knowledge into Climate Action. The ubiquitous reporting services of the...

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Bright outlook for renewables, according to International Energy Agency

London, United Kingdom, 28-11-2014

“As our global energy system grows and transforms, signs of stress continue to emerge,” said IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven. “But renewables are expected to go from strength to strength, and it is incredible that we...

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