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  1. European Investment Bank provides $150m for renewable energy in Peru
    European Investment Bank provides $150m for renewable energy in Peru 12 Jan 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it will provide $150m towards new renewable energy projects in Peru.

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture
    India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture 12 Jan 2018

    “The journey ahead offers limitless opportunities”, said India’s agriculture minister at a summit in New Dehli yesterday.

    Asia,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Stephen Hawking: “Next time you meet a climate denier tell them to take a trip to Venus”
    Stephen Hawking: “Next time you meet a climate denier tell them to take a trip to Venus” 12 Jan 2018

    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.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Preparing for climate disasters can save $6 for every $1 spent
    Preparing for climate disasters can save $6 for every $1 spent 12 Jan 2018

    A new report from the US National Institute of Building Sciences has concluded that funding to mitigate against climate change can save huge amounts of money.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Richard Branson calls on governments to “tip the balance towards clean energy”
    Richard Branson calls on governments to “tip the balance towards clean energy” 11 Jan 2018

    This week, business leader Richard Branson called for more ambitious climate action while attending the opening of the Cool Planet Experience (CPE) in Ireland.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. 5 of the biggest planned renewable energy projects in the world
    5 of the biggest planned renewable energy projects in the world 11 Jan 2018

    As renewable energy is no longer considered a niche technology, countries and energy companies have embarked on a race to impress the world with majestic clean energy projects of all kinds and demonstrate their true potential.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. UK government pledges to eradicate plastic waste by 2042
    UK government pledges to eradicate plastic waste by 2042 11 Jan 2018

    The UK government has unveiled its new 25 Year Environmental Plan today, in which it commits to removing all ‘avoidable’ plastic waste.

    Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. New York City to divest from fossil fuels and sue companies for climate change
    New York City to divest from fossil fuels and sue companies for climate change 11 Jan 2018

    New York has announced unprecedented plans to divest the city’s pension funds from fossil fuels within the next five years.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Trucks and cars take the lead on US carbon emissions
    Trucks and cars take the lead on US carbon emissions 10 Jan 2018

    Official figures from the US Energy Information Administration show that transport is now the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the country.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Dell and Nikki Reed turn gold from computers into jewellery
    Dell and Nikki Reed turn gold from computers into jewellery 10 Jan 2018

    Multinational computer company Dell has partnered with LA-based jewellery designer Nikki Reed to give gold recovered from old computer motherboards a second life supporting the sustainable design movement.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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