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  1. Ford to invest $11 billion by 2022 in 40 hybrid and electric models
    Ford to invest $11 billion by 2022 in 40 hybrid and electric models 15 Jan 2018

    Chairman Bill Ford has announced that the multinational automaker is greatly scaling up investment in the next generation automobiles aiming to add 40 hybrid and all-electric models to its line-up by 2022.

    Worldwide,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Researchers make advancements in renewable ‘algae power’
    Researchers make advancements in renewable ‘algae power’ 12 Jan 2018

    The capacity for algae to generate electricity has taken a step forward thanks to new research from the University of Cambridge.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. UAE sets Guinness record for ‘Largest Environmental Sustainability Lesson’
    UAE sets Guinness record for ‘Largest Environmental Sustainability Lesson’ 12 Jan 2018

    Nearly 300 students in Abu Dhabi have participated in an interactive lecture on sustainability setting the Guinness World Record for the most-attended environmental sustainability lesson in the world.

    Middle East,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Formula E could be the only viable motorsport series by 2040
    Formula E could be the only viable motorsport series by 2040 12 Jan 2018

    Alejandro Agag, the founder and CEO of Formula E championship has predicted that, given the current climate policies, the electric vehicles racing series will be the motorsport of the future.

    Worldwide,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. European Investment Bank provides $150m for renewable energy in Peru
    European Investment Bank provides $150m for renewable energy in Peru 12 Jan 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it will provide $150m towards new renewable energy projects in Peru.

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture
    India and Southeast Asian nations commit to climate smart agriculture 12 Jan 2018

    “The journey ahead offers limitless opportunities”, said India’s agriculture minister at a summit in New Dehli yesterday.

    Asia,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Stephen Hawking: “Next time you meet a climate denier tell them to take a trip to Venus”
    Stephen Hawking: “Next time you meet a climate denier tell them to take a trip to Venus” 12 Jan 2018

    In the second episode of his new series Stephen Hawking's Favourite Places the renowned theoretical physicist used the example of Venus to illustrate the impact increased greenhouse gases can have on a habitable planet.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Preparing for climate disasters can save $6 for every $1 spent
    Preparing for climate disasters can save $6 for every $1 spent 12 Jan 2018

    A new report from the US National Institute of Building Sciences has concluded that funding to mitigate against climate change can save huge amounts of money.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Richard Branson calls on governments to “tip the balance towards clean energy”
    Richard Branson calls on governments to “tip the balance towards clean energy” 11 Jan 2018

    This week, business leader Richard Branson called for more ambitious climate action while attending the opening of the Cool Planet Experience (CPE) in Ireland.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. 5 of the biggest planned renewable energy projects in the world
    5 of the biggest planned renewable energy projects in the world 11 Jan 2018

    As renewable energy is no longer considered a niche technology, countries and energy companies have embarked on a race to impress the world with majestic clean energy projects of all kinds and demonstrate their true potential.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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