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Climate aid for fisheries is in decline, says new study

 
5:13pm - 18 January 2018

A new study has highlighted the decline in financial aid to fisheries in developing countries.

Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Investment Forum

Zara, ASOS and other fashion giants pledge to a circular fashion future

 
3:55pm - 18 January 2018

Leading fashion companies including Zara, ASOS, H&M and global luxury group Kering have pledged to foster circularity and boost sustainability in the fashion industry.

Worldwide, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The top 5 pledges to divest from fossil fuels

 
2:47pm - 18 January 2018

Targeting the finances of companies which extract and burn fossil fuels is now seen as an important way of combating dangerous climate change.

Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Investment Forum

Saudi Arabia plans vigorous renewable energy expansion in 2018

 
1:21pm - 18 January 2018

Saudi Arabia has recently announced its plans to deploy at least $7 billion worth of renewable energy projects, focusing its strategy on taking advantage of the country’s solar potential.

Middle East, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

New international body sheds light to the geopolitics of the energy transition

 
10:14am - 18 January 2018

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has launched the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation to examine how renewable energy is affecting the dynamics of energy international relations between states.

Worldwide, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

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
🎤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.

EDITOR'S PICKS
 

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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