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  1. The top 5 pledges to divest from fossil fuels
    The top 5 pledges to divest from fossil fuels 18 Jan 2018

    Targeting the finances of companies which extract and burn fossil fuels is now seen as an important way of combating dangerous climate change.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Saudi Arabia plans vigorous renewable energy expansion in 2018
    Saudi Arabia plans vigorous renewable energy expansion in 2018 18 Jan 2018

    Saudi Arabia has recently announced its plans to deploy at least $7 billion worth of renewable energy projects, focusing its strategy on taking advantage of the country’s solar potential.

    Middle East,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. New international body sheds light to the geopolitics of the energy transition
    New international body sheds light to the geopolitics of the energy transition 18 Jan 2018

    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has launched the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation to examine how renewable energy is affecting the dynamics of energy international relations between states.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. How a football stadium offers the perfect business case for energy storage
    How a football stadium offers the perfect business case for energy storage 17 Jan 2018

    The Cars Jeans Stadion in The Hague, Netherlands is about to commission a vast battery plant tied to electric vehicle charging stations, showcasing the versatile business opportunities that battery storage offers whilst facilitating the energy transition.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change
    Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change 17 Jan 2018

    Inspired by the recent move by New York, the city council of Los Angeles has announced its intentions to file a lawsuit against oil and gas companies over allegations that they have consciously contributed to climate change.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year
    Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year 17 Jan 2018

    New analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has shown that in 2017 global spending on clean energy projects reached $333.5 billion.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. The European Union releases decisive strategy against plastic waste
    The European Union releases decisive strategy against plastic waste 17 Jan 2018

    After months of preparations, the European Union has adopted its first comprehensive strategy on plastics, as part of its transition towards a more circular economy.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. UK needs to take stronger action to meet carbon targets
    UK needs to take stronger action to meet carbon targets 17 Jan 2018

    The UK’s climate advisers have urged the government to take much stronger action to reduce carbon emissions, or risk missing its own legally-binding targets.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. All McDonald’s packaging will be sustainable by 2025
    All McDonald’s packaging will be sustainable by 2025 17 Jan 2018

    McDonald’s has announced a landmark move to ensure 100 percent of its packaging comes from renewable, recycled or certified sustainable sources within the next eight years.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Chernobyl is being transformed into a solar energy complex
    Chernobyl is being transformed into a solar energy complex 16 Jan 2018

    More than 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster hit Ukraine and the entire site was left abandoned, solar energy farms are now offering a way to create value and supply clean electricity to the region.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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