The Islamic Bank seeks to innovate social causes

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On December 10, the Islamic Development Bank Launched IsDB Innovate, a groundbreaking initiative that seeks to connect entrepreneurs in the science, technology, and innovation sectors with funders around the world. IsDB Innovate is an initiative of 8 crowdfunding platforms — one global hub, and seven regional platforms. This is the first time a global development […]

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$50 million in funds for renewable energy in developing nations

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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) are inviting applications for more than US$50 million in funding through the IRENA/ADFD Project Facility. The ADFD-financed initiative is available to government-guaranteed renewable energy projects in developing countries that seek to increase energy access, improve livelihoods and advance sustainable development. ADFD has […]

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Is Tesla’s electric semi-trailer truck an impossible dream?

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Ever since Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors electric sports roadsters began plying the roads 10 years ago, the EV vehicle company has branched out into a number of directions. This includes incorporating “driverless” artificial intelligence (AI) into its total electric sedans; including planned test runs on the power grid of Israel’s former Better Place electric car network. Tesla […]

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4 Ways To Go Green

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Currently, being ecologically savvy is growing in importance. How to go green can still be a mystery to some people. Changing our habits isn’t always the easiest and getting started can be the hardest part. Starting simple and incorporating one technique at a time is an easy way to get started and feel empowered to […]

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Is cloud technology more environmentally friendly than its counterparts?

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In the early days of cloud computing, there were genuine concerns that its implementation with the internet would have huge implications on the world’s carbon emissions. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, some 1.5% of all electricity consumed in the States was due to traditional data centres. This ‘dirty’ energy usage has since been […]

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