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How a football stadium offers the perfect business case for energy storage

 
4:36pm - 17 January 2018

The Cars Jeans Stadion in The Hague, Netherlands is about to commission a vast battery plant tied to electric vehicle charging stations, showcasing the versatile business opportunities that battery storage offers whilst facilitating the energy transition.

Europe, Sport, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change

 
1:54pm - 17 January 2018

Inspired by the recent move by New York, the city council of Los Angeles has announced its intentions to file a lawsuit against oil and gas companies over allegations that they have consciously contributed to climate change.

North America, Finance, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year

 
12:10pm - 17 January 2018

New analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has shown that in 2017 global spending on clean energy projects reached $333.5 billion.

Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Investment Forum

The European Union releases decisive strategy against plastic waste

 
10:55am - 17 January 2018

After months of preparations, the European Union has adopted its first comprehensive strategy on plastics, as part of its transition towards a more circular economy.

Europe, Policy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

UK needs to take stronger action to meet carbon targets

 
10:51am - 17 January 2018

The UK’s climate advisers have urged the government to take much stronger action to reduce carbon emissions, or risk missing its own legally-binding targets.

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Innovation Forum

All McDonald’s packaging will be sustainable by 2025

 
9:34am - 17 January 2018

McDonald’s has announced a landmark move to ensure 100 percent of its packaging comes from renewable, recycled or certified sustainable sources within the next eight years.

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Innovation Forum
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif

Interview with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif

Finance

Climate Action caught up with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif, on scaling up low carbon investment and her participation in the first Sustainable Investment Forum Europe.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Climate Action launches the European Sustainable Investment Forum

Climate Action launches the European Sustainable Investment Forum

PRESS RELEASE – 6 November 2017, London, UK – Last September, UK-based Climate Action announced, at its second Sustainable Investment Forum USA, the launch of a European Forum, which will also be focusing on climate finance.

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Stephen Hawking: “Next time you meet a climate denier tell them to take a trip to Venus”

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Innovation Forum

In the second episode of his new series Stephen Hawking's Favourite Places the renowned theoretical physicist used the example of Venus to illustrate the impact increased greenhouse gases can have on a habitable planet.

 

UK government pledges to eradicate plastic waste by 2042

Policy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The UK government has unveiled its new 25 Year Environmental Plan today, in which it commits to removing all ‘avoidable’ plastic waste.

 

Tesla’s new Gigafactory aims to revolutionise rooftop solar

North America, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Tesla’s new Gigafactory in Buffalo, New York has started large-scale production of its rooftop solar glass tiles with Elon Musk pledging that it will transform the rooftop solar industry.

 

New York City to divest from fossil fuels and sue companies for climate change

North America, Finance, Sustainable Investment Forum

New York has announced unprecedented plans to divest the city’s pension funds from fossil fuels within the next five years.

 

Researchers make advancements in renewable ‘algae power’

Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The capacity for algae to generate electricity has taken a step forward thanks to new research from the University of Cambridge.

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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