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  1. Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change
    Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change 17 Jan 2018

    Inspired by the recent move by New York, the city council of Los Angeles has announced its intentions to file a lawsuit against oil and gas companies over allegations that they have consciously contributed to climate change.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year
    Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year 17 Jan 2018

    New analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has shown that in 2017 global spending on clean energy projects reached $333.5 billion.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. The European Union releases decisive strategy against plastic waste
    The European Union releases decisive strategy against plastic waste 17 Jan 2018

    After months of preparations, the European Union has adopted its first comprehensive strategy on plastics, as part of its transition towards a more circular economy.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. UK needs to take stronger action to meet carbon targets
    UK needs to take stronger action to meet carbon targets 17 Jan 2018

    The UK’s climate advisers have urged the government to take much stronger action to reduce carbon emissions, or risk missing its own legally-binding targets.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. All McDonald’s packaging will be sustainable by 2025
    All McDonald’s packaging will be sustainable by 2025 17 Jan 2018

    McDonald’s has announced a landmark move to ensure 100 percent of its packaging comes from renewable, recycled or certified sustainable sources within the next eight years.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Chernobyl is being transformed into a solar energy complex
    Chernobyl is being transformed into a solar energy complex 16 Jan 2018

    More than 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster hit Ukraine and the entire site was left abandoned, solar energy farms are now offering a way to create value and supply clean electricity to the region.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Trade body urges UK government to back ‘lowest cost’ onshore wind
    Trade body urges UK government to back ‘lowest cost’ onshore wind 16 Jan 2018

    RenewableUK, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy trade associations, has urged the government to support the country’s onshore wind sector.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Peru creates massive new national park in the Amazon rainforest
    Peru creates massive new national park in the Amazon rainforest 16 Jan 2018

    The Peruvian government has announced plans to create a major national park in a remote region of the Amazon rainforest.

    South America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Adidas moves forward sustainability in fashion
    Adidas moves forward sustainability in fashion 16 Jan 2018

    Adidas, one of the global leaders in the sporting industry, has partnered with Fashion For Good – a global platform acting as a convener for change, to scale up sustainable innovation in the apparel industry.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change
    Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change 16 Jan 2018

    Germany has signed three agreements with Bangladesh to improve the country's infrastructure and resilience against the impacts of climate change.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum

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