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  1. The Green Climate Fund allocates $110 million to Kazakhstan for clean energy projects
    The Green Climate Fund allocates $110 million to Kazakhstan for clean energy projects 9 Oct 2017

    The Kazakh Energy Ministry reported that the Green Climate Fund (GCF) approved $110 million in funding for renewable energy projects in Kazakhstan, in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Norway to study shift from oil due to climate risks
    Norway to study shift from oil due to climate risks 6 Oct 2017

    Norway, Western Europe’s biggest oil and gas producer, is set to reduce dependency on oil and gas exports due to loss of value of oil and gas amid climate change mitigation efforts and increased value of clean energy technologies.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. New IEA report reveals that solar has been the fastest growing source of new energy
    New IEA report reveals that solar has been the fastest growing source of new energy 6 Oct 2017

    On 4 October, The International Energy Agency (IEA) released its annual report on the developments of renewables worldwide, revealing that although it had underestimated the speed at which solar would expand in the past, it has become the fastest growing source of new energy in 2016.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Tesla willing to restore Puerto Rico’s electricity system with solar
    Tesla willing to restore Puerto Rico’s electricity system with solar 6 Oct 2017

    After Hurricane Maria hit the island, there has been increased interest in the potential of renewable energies in Puerto Rico, with Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeting on Thursday that the company can transform the energy supply of the island with the power of solar.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Asda and Co-op retailers launched joint initiative to track sustainability in their supply chains
    Asda and Co-op retailers launched joint initiative to track sustainability in their supply chains 5 Oct 2017

    Asda and the Co-op will collaborate to align the sustainability data from their mutual suppliers to sparkle efficiency in the sustainability monitoring of their supply chains.

    Europe,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. London joins Breathe Life Campaign and takes action on air pollution
    London joins Breathe Life Campaign and takes action on air pollution 5 Oct 2017

    On Wednesday, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan signed London up to the Breath Life Campaign, joining the international movement of cities committed to tackle air pollution.

  7. Federal judge orders Trump administration to reinstate methane emissions restricting regulation
    Federal judge orders Trump administration to reinstate methane emissions restricting regulation 5 Oct 2017

    A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the United States Department of the Interior (DOI) to reintroduce a regulation imposed by the Obama administration aimed at restricting methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Accelerating the Energy Transition Panel
    Accelerating the Energy Transition Panel 3 Oct 2017

    The energy sector is considered one of the most carbon-intensive ones, with 70% of global GHG emissions coming straight from fossil fuel combustion for heat and power. The energy transition is in the heart of climate change mitigation efforts all around the world, with the international community working with one accord towards solving the energy puzzle.

    Europe,Worldwide,Premium,Editor's Picks,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  9. Catholic Church to announce major fossil fuel divestment
    Catholic Church to announce major fossil fuel divestment 3 Oct 2017

    A group of about 40 Catholic institutions will announce tomorrow a record divestment from fossil fuels.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. DONG Energy becomes Ørsted as it abandons fossil fuels and focuses on renewable energy
    DONG Energy becomes Ørsted as it abandons fossil fuels and focuses on renewable energy 2 Oct 2017

    The Danish DONG Energy announced that it has fully abandoned power generation from oil and gas, and is changing its name to Ørsted to pledge its commitment to clean energy technologies.

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