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  1. 25% drop in the carbon footprint of Scottish households
    25% drop in the carbon footprint of Scottish households 5 Jan 2018

    New analysis from WWF Scotland has revealed that the carbon footprint of households in Scotland has fallen by an average of 25% since Scotland’s Climate Change Act was passed in 2009.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. MPs in the UK ask for a “latte levy” on takeaway coffee cups
    MPs in the UK ask for a “latte levy” on takeaway coffee cups 5 Jan 2018

    The Environmental Audit Committee has called the British government to introduce a 25p levy on single-use takeaway coffee cups and have urged for the need for all the cups to be recycled by 2023.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Norway achieves its transport emissions target three years early
    Norway achieves its transport emissions target three years early 4 Jan 2018

    More than half the new cars sold in Norway last year were electric or hybrid, which has led to the country already reaching its transportation emissions target initially set for 2020.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. The 5 most sustainable sports venues in the world
    The 5 most sustainable sports venues in the world 4 Jan 2018

    Surprisingly sports venues are pioneers in the promotion of sustainability. Many sports venues have jumped on the sustainability bandwagon to construct or renovate their structure in a race to minimise their carbon footprint, preserve their green legacy, and take the lead in innovation.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. New York unveils bold new clean energy and climate plans
    New York unveils bold new clean energy and climate plans 4 Jan 2018

    The Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo, announced a raft of new proposals yesterday to invest in renewable energy and tackle climate change.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Can the growth in charging points keep up with millions more electric vehicles?
    Can the growth in charging points keep up with millions more electric vehicles? 4 Jan 2018

    New data from the Indigo car group has highlighted the growth in worldwide electric vehicle charging points, but it may not be keeping up with sales of the vehicles.

    Worldwide,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. In rural South Africa sport provides an education in sustainability
    In rural South Africa sport provides an education in sustainability 4 Jan 2018

    The adage that one should think globally, but act locally is particularly true for sustainability and conservation.

    Africa,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. H&M launches new sustainable activewear line
    H&M launches new sustainable activewear line 3 Jan 2018

    The famous brand Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) has unveiled its most recent sustainability achievement, this time launching an activewear series made of recycled materials.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. Major onshore wind farm in Ontario wins financial backing
    Major onshore wind farm in Ontario wins financial backing 3 Jan 2018

    The developers behind a significant 300 megawatt (MW) wind farm in the Canadian province of Ontario have completed $1 billion of financing to help build the project.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Sportswear company makes cycling clothes out of plastic bottles
    Sportswear company makes cycling clothes out of plastic bottles 3 Jan 2018

    GRN Sportwear, a Bristol-based company committed to the production of sustainable sports clothing, is giving plastic waste a second life.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport

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