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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Macron displays his own brand of green diplomacy while visiting China
    Macron displays his own brand of green diplomacy while visiting China 10 Jan 2018

    French President Emmanuel Macron is currently on a tour of China, and has taken the opportunity to stress the importance of transitioning to a sustainable and clean future.

    Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Tesla’s new Gigafactory aims to revolutionise rooftop solar
    Tesla’s new Gigafactory aims to revolutionise rooftop solar 10 Jan 2018

    Tesla’s new Gigafactory in Buffalo, New York has started large-scale production of its rooftop solar glass tiles with Elon Musk pledging that it will transform the rooftop solar industry.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Can green gas help us meet energy targets?
    Can green gas help us meet energy targets? 10 Jan 2018

    The need to make the transition to a low-carbon economy means using all the renewable technologies in our toolbox. While wind and solar power often gain the most attention, and investment, it’s important to recognise the potential contribution from all sources, including bioenergy.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Major solar thermal plant in South Australia wins approval
    Major solar thermal plant in South Australia wins approval 10 Jan 2018

    A $650 million solar thermal plant has secured development approval from the state government of South Australia.

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. China will drive forward renewable energy for many years to come
    China will drive forward renewable energy for many years to come 10 Jan 2018

    China has dominated the building and financing of clean energy technologies in 2017 setting the country well on track to drive growth in the sector for decades.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. A museum exhibition dedicated to sustainable packaging
    A museum exhibition dedicated to sustainable packaging 9 Jan 2018

    Recognising that sustainability is one of the major challenges for brands and consumers, the Museum of Brands, Packaging, and Advertising in London is launching a new exhibition exploring the latest innovations in sustainable packaging.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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