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  1. Formula E drives racing car on melting Arctic ice cap
    Formula E drives racing car on melting Arctic ice cap 14 Sep 2016

    FIA Formula E Championship drove one of their racing cars on the Arctic ice cap in order to raise awareness and showcase the capacities of electric car technology

    Arctic,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sports
  2. Investment in new renewables outpaces demand for first time
    Investment in new renewables outpaces demand for first time 14 Sep 2016

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released a report showing that investment in new renewables has covered the global electricity demand in 2015

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  3. Marshall Islands demand regular UN climate meeting for world leaders
    Marshall Islands demand regular UN climate meeting for world leaders 13 Sep 2016

    Last week, the Marshall Islands released plans for a UN climate summit of world leaders every five years

    Oceania,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  4. Paris Agreement Update: Brazil has ratified
    Paris Agreement Update: Brazil has ratified 13 Sep 2016

    The Brazilian government has ratified its participation in the Paris Agreement – a significant step by Latin America’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases.

    South America,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  5. Footballer Neymar Jr joined #WildforLife movement
    Footballer Neymar Jr joined #WildforLife movement 13 Sep 2016

    Renowned football player Neymar Jr. has joined a movement of celebrities to campaign against deadly illegal trade in wildlife

    Worldwide,Sports
  6. First green-powered boat prepares for global voyage
    First green-powered boat prepares for global voyage 12 Sep 2016

    A new vessel, powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen, hopes to complete a historic round-the-world trip.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Abandoned mine to be converted into world’s first large-scale PHES
    Abandoned mine to be converted into world’s first large-scale PHES 12 Sep 2016

    Kidston, Australia, became one of the 50,000 “orphaned mines” of the country – after being a mining town for a century.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. Residential solar panels’ efficiency doubled by start-up
    Residential solar panels’ efficiency doubled by start-up 12 Sep 2016

    Start-up Insolight is developing solar panels with a 36 per cent yield - which could produce twice as much energy as traditional ones.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  9. Costa Rica runs on 100% renewables for 2 months
    Costa Rica runs on 100% renewables for 2 months 9 Sep 2016

    A new report from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean has shown that Costa Rica ran on 100 per cent renewable energy for 76 days straight between June and August this year.

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  10. New ‘Renewables ninja’ calculates solar and wind power availability
    New ‘Renewables ninja’ calculates solar and wind power availability 9 Sep 2016

    A new interactive tool, named Renewables ninja, has the ability to estimate the amount of renewable energy that could be generated at any location around the world at any given moment.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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