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  1. France and China to study ocean-based climate change
    France and China to study ocean-based climate change 6 Nov 2017

    The space agencies of France and China have joined forces to put a new satellite into orbit to improve the prediction of ocean storms and cyclones and create more informed climate models.

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Coca-Cola Europe launches new Sustainability Action Plan
    Coca-Cola Europe launches new Sustainability Action Plan 6 Nov 2017

    The Coca-Cola Company in Western Europe has partnered with Coca-Cola European Partners (CCE) to jointly launch a new Sustainability Action Plan called “This is Forward”, which includes ambitious environmental, climate and social targets.

    Europe,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Official US climate report attributes 92% of climate change to human activity
    Official US climate report attributes 92% of climate change to human activity 6 Nov 2017

    The US Government has released a special report which concludes that it is “extremely likely” human activities have been the main driver of global warming since the 1950s, contrary to what officials from the Trump Administration have argued so far.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. China’s largest ride-hailing company to build its own electric vehicles charging network
    China’s largest ride-hailing company to build its own electric vehicles charging network 3 Nov 2017

    Didi Chuxing has announced the establishment of a joint venture to build its own charging network for public use and for its growing electric cars fleet.

    Asia,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Renewable energy hits record popularity in the UK
    Renewable energy hits record popularity in the UK 3 Nov 2017

    Official figures show that renewable energy has hit record popularity in the UK, while support for fracking has hit a record low.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. UK to establish new regulator to address gap in post-Brexit green governance
    UK to establish new regulator to address gap in post-Brexit green governance 3 Nov 2017

    Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for Environment has revealed that the UK government is considering establishing a new regulator to make sure that the country’s environmental standards are still in place after the UK leaves the European Union.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Electric vehicle charging points in the US grow ten-fold since 2011
    Electric vehicle charging points in the US grow ten-fold since 2011 2 Nov 2017

    There are now over 50,000 charging points in the US, according to a report released this week by the Electric Vehicle Charging Association (EVCA) on the state of California’s EV charging industry.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Climate markets have huge potential, says International Finance Corporation
    Climate markets have huge potential, says International Finance Corporation 2 Nov 2017

    A new report from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) highlights the “myriad” opportunities that exist for private companies and investors to get involved in climate finance.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Sustainability will be at the heart of this year’s Volvo Ocean Race
    Sustainability will be at the heart of this year’s Volvo Ocean Race 2 Nov 2017

    The international Volvo Ocean Race has put sustainability and oceans health into its core values this year, and the Vestas 11th Hour Racing Team is leading the way across the participant teams.

    Europe,Worldwide,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. Scottish pub chain BrewDog launches ‘Make Earth Great Again’ beer
    Scottish pub chain BrewDog launches ‘Make Earth Great Again’ beer 1 Nov 2017

    Multinational brewery and pub chain BrewDog has launched a limited edition beer with the name ‘Make Earth Great Again’ to challenge the US’s government’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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