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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 25% drop in the carbon footprint of Scottish households
    25% drop in the carbon footprint of Scottish households 5 Jan 2018

    New analysis from WWF Scotland has revealed that the carbon footprint of households in Scotland has fallen by an average of 25% since Scotland’s Climate Change Act was passed in 2009.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. MPs in the UK ask for a “latte levy” on takeaway coffee cups
    MPs in the UK ask for a “latte levy” on takeaway coffee cups 5 Jan 2018

    The Environmental Audit Committee has called the British government to introduce a 25p levy on single-use takeaway coffee cups and have urged for the need for all the cups to be recycled by 2023.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Norway achieves its transport emissions target three years early
    Norway achieves its transport emissions target three years early 4 Jan 2018

    More than half the new cars sold in Norway last year were electric or hybrid, which has led to the country already reaching its transportation emissions target initially set for 2020.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. The 5 most sustainable sports venues in the world
    The 5 most sustainable sports venues in the world 4 Jan 2018

    Surprisingly sports venues are pioneers in the promotion of sustainability. Many sports venues have jumped on the sustainability bandwagon to construct or renovate their structure in a race to minimise their carbon footprint, preserve their green legacy, and take the lead in innovation.

    Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. New York unveils bold new clean energy and climate plans
    New York unveils bold new clean energy and climate plans 4 Jan 2018

    The Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo, announced a raft of new proposals yesterday to invest in renewable energy and tackle climate change.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Can the growth in charging points keep up with millions more electric vehicles?
    Can the growth in charging points keep up with millions more electric vehicles? 4 Jan 2018

    New data from the Indigo car group has highlighted the growth in worldwide electric vehicle charging points, but it may not be keeping up with sales of the vehicles.

    Worldwide,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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