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  1. Battery storage could save the US $4 billion by 2025
    Battery storage could save the US $4 billion by 2025 8 Nov 2017

    The Energy Storage Association (ESA) has published a new report where it argues that building 35 gigawatts (GW) of new energy storage by 2025 could save the US more than $4 billion.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Syria to sign the Paris Agreement, further isolating the US
    Syria to sign the Paris Agreement, further isolating the US 8 Nov 2017

    On the second day of this year’s climate negotiations, Syria announced it will sign the Paris Agreement, leaving the US the only country not to abide by the climate change deal.

    COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  3. 150 organisations ask for a ban on oxo-degradable plastics over ocean pollution concerns
    150 organisations ask for a ban on oxo-degradable plastics over ocean pollution concerns 7 Nov 2017

    More than 150 organisations led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) have issued a call for governments around the world to ban oxo-degradable plastics packaging over concerns regarding the effects of pollution on soils and oceans.

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. HSBC to invest $100 billion in sustainable financing by 2025 as part of its updated climate plan
    HSBC to invest $100 billion in sustainable financing by 2025 as part of its updated climate plan 7 Nov 2017

    The London-based banking giant HSBC has pledged to provide $100 billion in sustainable financing and investment by 2025, as part of its set of commitments to support the transition to a low-carbon economy and promote sustainable growth.

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Climate Action brings the private sector to COP23
    Climate Action brings the private sector to COP23 7 Nov 2017

    On Monday, the 23rd annual Conference of the Parties (COP23) kicked off in Bonn under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) with the main aim to set the grounds of the Paris Agreement implementation.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  6. France and China to study ocean-based climate change
    France and China to study ocean-based climate change 6 Nov 2017

    The space agencies of France and China have joined forces to put a new satellite into orbit to improve the prediction of ocean storms and cyclones and create more informed climate models.

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Coca-Cola Europe launches new Sustainability Action Plan
    Coca-Cola Europe launches new Sustainability Action Plan 6 Nov 2017

    The Coca-Cola Company in Western Europe has partnered with Coca-Cola European Partners (CCE) to jointly launch a new Sustainability Action Plan called “This is Forward”, which includes ambitious environmental, climate and social targets.

    Europe,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Official US climate report attributes 92% of climate change to human activity
    Official US climate report attributes 92% of climate change to human activity 6 Nov 2017

    The US Government has released a special report which concludes that it is “extremely likely” human activities have been the main driver of global warming since the 1950s, contrary to what officials from the Trump Administration have argued so far.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. China’s largest ride-hailing company to build its own electric vehicles charging network
    China’s largest ride-hailing company to build its own electric vehicles charging network 3 Nov 2017

    Didi Chuxing has announced the establishment of a joint venture to build its own charging network for public use and for its growing electric cars fleet.

    Asia,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Renewable energy hits record popularity in the UK
    Renewable energy hits record popularity in the UK 3 Nov 2017

    Official figures show that renewable energy has hit record popularity in the UK, while support for fracking has hit a record low.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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