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Butterfly wings inspire scientists to boost performance of solar panels

 
5:34pm - 17 November 2017

Scientists have discovered that the way butterfly wings absorb sunlight could offer engineering insights on how to improve the efficiency of thin-film photovoltaic modules.

Worldwide, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Norway’s wealth fund to divest from fossil fuels

 
3:39pm - 17 November 2017

Norway’s $1 trillion fund is to consider divesting from oil and gas stocks to protect Norway’s economy from oil price risk.

Europe, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Canada and the UK launch new global alliance against coal during COP23

 
11:04am - 17 November 2017

During climate talks in Bonn, Canada and the UK along with the Marshall Islands have launched the “Powering Past Coal” alliance inviting governmental entities from around the world to phase out dirty coal power plants.

Europe, North America, Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Davida Herzl, CEO and Co-Founder, Aclima

Interview with Davida Herzl, CEO and Co-Founder, Aclima

Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Tech. & Innovation

Climate Action caught up with Davida Herzl, CEO and Co-Founder, Aclima, ahead of the Sustainable Innovation Forum, organised on 13-14 November 2017 alongside COP23.

🎤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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The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn

Europe, Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

On 13-14 November, Climate Action, in official partnership with UN Environment held the 8th edition of the Sustainable Innovation Forum alongside COP23 in Bonn, Germany.

 

Bertrand Piccard talks about the true power of innovation for climate action

Europe, Worldwide, COP 23, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The visionary innovator who flew 40,000 km in a solar-fuelled plane urged companies to pursue revolutionary ideas as the only way to truly achieve a paradigm shift and fight climate change.

 

UN Environment, nrg4SD and ICLEI worked together at climate talks to fight air pollution

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Innovation Forum

During the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF), Climate Action partnered with international organisations to bring together city Mayors and regional governments to discuss ways to tackle air pollution.

 

The world governing body for sailing sports launches its Sustainability Agenda 2030

Worldwide, Sport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

World Sailing has launched its sustainability agenda targeting a series of aspects across sailing including events, training, venues and facilities.

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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