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  1. Australian university to become 100% solar powered
    Australian university to become 100% solar powered 19 Jan 2018

    The University of New South Wales in Sydney has signed an agreement to ensure 100% of its electricity needs will be met by solar photovoltaics.

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Environment poses greatest risk to global prosperity, say experts
    Environment poses greatest risk to global prosperity, say experts 19 Jan 2018

    For the second year running, the environment has topped a report into the risks posed to global well-being and security.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. UK storms ahead with new wind power record
    UK storms ahead with new wind power record 19 Jan 2018

    The UK’s wind power sector has reached new heights this week by breaking its record for the amount of electricity generated at any one time.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. France plans to double wind power capacity within five years
    France plans to double wind power capacity within five years 19 Jan 2018

    The French government has unveiled new proposals to accelerate the development of wind power in the country.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Climate aid for fisheries is in decline, says new study
    Climate aid for fisheries is in decline, says new study 18 Jan 2018

    A new study has highlighted the decline in financial aid to fisheries in developing countries.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Zara, ASOS and other fashion giants pledge to a circular fashion future
    Zara, ASOS and other fashion giants pledge to a circular fashion future 18 Jan 2018

    Leading fashion companies including Zara, ASOS, H&M and global luxury group Kering have pledged to foster circularity and boost sustainability in the fashion industry.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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