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  1. Macron displays his own brand of green diplomacy while visiting China
    Macron displays his own brand of green diplomacy while visiting China 10 Jan 2018

    French President Emmanuel Macron is currently on a tour of China, and has taken the opportunity to stress the importance of transitioning to a sustainable and clean future.

    Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Tesla’s new Gigafactory aims to revolutionise rooftop solar
    Tesla’s new Gigafactory aims to revolutionise rooftop solar 10 Jan 2018

    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.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Can green gas help us meet energy targets?
    Can green gas help us meet energy targets? 10 Jan 2018

    The need to make the transition to a low-carbon economy means using all the renewable technologies in our toolbox. While wind and solar power often gain the most attention, and investment, it’s important to recognise the potential contribution from all sources, including bioenergy.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Major solar thermal plant in South Australia wins approval
    Major solar thermal plant in South Australia wins approval 10 Jan 2018

    A $650 million solar thermal plant has secured development approval from the state government of South Australia.

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. China will drive forward renewable energy for many years to come
    China will drive forward renewable energy for many years to come 10 Jan 2018

    China has dominated the building and financing of clean energy technologies in 2017 setting the country well on track to drive growth in the sector for decades.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. A museum exhibition dedicated to sustainable packaging
    A museum exhibition dedicated to sustainable packaging 9 Jan 2018

    Recognising that sustainability is one of the major challenges for brands and consumers, the Museum of Brands, Packaging, and Advertising in London is launching a new exhibition exploring the latest innovations in sustainable packaging.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Boots achieves its carbon reduction target three years early
    Boots achieves its carbon reduction target three years early 9 Jan 2018

    The UK pharmacy chain Boots has cut carbon emissions from all its operations by 33 percent, reaching its 2020 carbon target three years early.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Surfing event in Hawaii accomplishes zero carbon emissions
    Surfing event in Hawaii accomplishes zero carbon emissions 9 Jan 2018

    During the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, event organisers celebrated sustainability by managing to deliver a zero carbon emissions event while raising awareness about oceans protection among surfers and visitors.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. Weather events in 2017 caused record damage in the United States
    Weather events in 2017 caused record damage in the United States 9 Jan 2018

    The United States experienced 16 weather and climate disasters in 2017, which caused a record amount of damage, according to a report by the government’s scientific agency.

    North America
  10. Plastic microbeads are now banned in the UK
    Plastic microbeads are now banned in the UK 9 Jan 2018

    After the UK government pledged to phase-out plastic microbeads in 2016, the long-anticipated ban was put into force this Tuesday marking a landmark step towards ocean protection from plastic pollution.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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