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  1. New battery storage projects spark to life in the UK
    New battery storage projects spark to life in the UK 9 Jan 2018

    Two battery storage sites have been unveiled in the UK, which represent the largest such projects to be connected to the electricity grid.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. What is the environmental cost of express shipping deliveries?
    What is the environmental cost of express shipping deliveries? 8 Jan 2018

    Recent data from the University of California addresses the environmental impact of online shopping, indicating that speed deliveries have a heavier carbon footprint than slower ones.

    Worldwide,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Global market for wind power now worth $50bn
    Global market for wind power now worth $50bn 8 Jan 2018

    A new report is anticipating strong growth in the global market for wind turbines, highlighting the ongoing rapid transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Belize bans offshore oil exploration to protect marine wildlife
    Belize bans offshore oil exploration to protect marine wildlife 8 Jan 2018

    The government of Belize has recently passed legislation to end all offshore oil activities within its territorial waters.

  5. China announces huge reforestation plans
    China announces huge reforestation plans 8 Jan 2018

    The Chinese government has announced that new trees to be planted in 2018 will cover at least 6.6 million hectares all over the country- an area estimated to be the size of Ireland, in a bid to become the world leader in conservation.

    Asia,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Wind energy hits new record in Denmark
    Wind energy hits new record in Denmark 8 Jan 2018

    New energy statistics have been published revealing that in 2017 wind turbines delivered the equivalent of 43.6 percent of Denmark’s total electricity consumption, hitting a new milestone for the clean energy transition in the country.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. New plans to create a ‘Northern Forest’ in England
    New plans to create a ‘Northern Forest’ in England 8 Jan 2018

    The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced plans to create a new 120 mile stretch of forest in the north of England.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. All of the UK’s remaining coal plants will shut down by 2025
    All of the UK’s remaining coal plants will shut down by 2025 5 Jan 2018

    The British government has published its long-awaited plans for how it will implement its ambitious coal phase-out plan by 2025.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. China’s first electric plane can fly for up to 2 hours
    China’s first electric plane can fly for up to 2 hours 5 Jan 2018

    The first Chinese two-seater trainer plane is now able to fly for two hours emissions-free offering another revolutionary development to the air travel industry and providing valuable lessons for scaling up the technology.

    Asia,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. New $55m financing to help African communities access renewable energy
    New $55m financing to help African communities access renewable energy 5 Jan 2018

    A group of investors has approved new investments to support remote African communities gain access to renewable energy.

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum

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