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  1. Williams and Al Gore announce global climate mega-event
    Williams and Al Gore announce global climate mega-event 21 Jan 2015

    Pharrell Williams and Al Gore have announced a second round of Live Earth concerts to promote action and awareness on climate change, which will take place across all seven continents on June 18

    Europe, Policy
  2. BT, EDF, Coca Cola call for urgent revision to EU emissions scheme
    BT, EDF, Coca Cola call for urgent revision to EU emissions scheme 21 Jan 2015

    Business leaders in Europe are calling for a review of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU-ETS) and for it to include a Market Stability Reserve by 2017

    Europe, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Carbon Reduction
  3. Japan commits $385m to clean transport with 2020 Olympics in site
    Japan commits $385m to clean transport with 2020 Olympics in site 20 Jan 2015

    Japan will commit 45.2bn yen ($385m) towards fuel-cell vehicle subsidies and hydrogen stations for the 2020 Olympics as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s target to reduce the countries reliance on nuclear power

    Transport, Policy, Asia
  4. Great Barrier Reef needs $785m protection fund
    Great Barrier Reef needs $785m protection fund 20 Jan 2015

    Australia's Great Barrier Reef needs A$785 million (£426m) over the next five years to protect it from pollution, according to a new report

    Oceania, Finance, Policy
  5. 50 UK firms named in top Sustainability Yearbook
    50 UK firms named in top Sustainability Yearbook 20 Jan 2015

    Fifty UK based firms have been included in the RobecoSAM’s 2015 Sustainability Yearbook, which acts as “compass” for responsible investors

    Europe, North America, Technology & Innovation, Carbon Reduction
  6. IRENA: most renewables now cheaper than fossil fuel power
    IRENA: most renewables now cheaper than fossil fuel power 19 Jan 2015

    International Renewable Energy Agency report finds that biomass, hydropower, biothermal and onshore wind are now competitive with or cheaper than coal, oil and gas fuelled power plants stations

    Worldwide, Sustainable Energy
  7. BT, IKEA, Nestlé report to boost clean energy in private sector
    BT, IKEA, Nestlé report to boost clean energy in private sector 19 Jan 2015

    RE100 group launch new report at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi on Monday with the aim of encouraging more companies to commit to becoming carbon neutral

    Sustainable Energy, Middle East
  8. Yarnyon bringing electic motorcycles to Thailand
    Yarnyon bringing electic motorcycles to Thailand 19 Jan 2015

    Thai automotive company Yarnyon Group, is introducing fully electric motorcycles to Thailand and the move could significantly reduce traffic related carbon emissions in the country

    Asia, Technology & Innovation, Smart Cities, Transport
  9. Japan commit $1bn to clean energy in new budget
    Japan commit $1bn to clean energy in new budget 16 Jan 2015

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is looking to secure JPY 130.7bn ($1.12bn) for the country’s 2015 budget to finance a range of renewable energy programmes, according to the Japan Times on Wednesday

    Sustainable Energy, Policy, Asia
  10. Germany hits 1GW of wind energy
    Germany hits 1GW of wind energy 16 Jan 2015

    Germany now has more than 1GW of wind energy capacity according to an industry-backed report released this week

    Sustainable Energy, Europe

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