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  1. The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance – an Institution to Help Grow Climate Finance…
    The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance – an Institution to Help Grow Climate Finance… 29 Jul 2016

    New finance instruments and regulations are now needed in order for climate finance to grow, and the Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance has recently started supporting emerging ideas in the sector

    North America,Worldwide,Finance
  2. Chinese Olympic team to wear sustainable uniforms for Rio 2016 Olympics
    Chinese Olympic team to wear sustainable uniforms for Rio 2016 Olympics 29 Jul 2016

    A new collaboration was announced this week for the design of champion uniforms for the Chinese Olympic team using a sustainable fibre made with renewable materials

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sports
  3. 2015 a record year for UK clean and renewable electricity
    2015 a record year for UK clean and renewable electricity 29 Jul 2016

    According to UK Government data, 46 per cent of the UK’s electricity came from clean energy and a quarter from renewables, last year

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  4. First hybrid wind and solar farm built in Australia
    First hybrid wind and solar farm built in Australia 29 Jul 2016

    Canberra will soon be home to Australia’s first large-scale hybrid wind and solar farm, creating a cheaper, more reliable renewable energy model

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. Denmark targets 100% renewable electricity by 2050
    Denmark targets 100% renewable electricity by 2050 28 Jul 2016

    Currently, 40 per cent of Denmark’s electricity comes from wind, and the country’s target is to reach 50 per cent by 2020 and 100 per cent renewables by 2050

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  6. Rio reveals sustainable Olympic medals
    Rio reveals sustainable Olympic medals 28 Jul 2016

    Rio 2016 and the Brazilian Mint have shown their commitment to the environment by using sustainable resources in the Olympic Games’ medals.

    South America,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  7. Green finance in G20 agenda for the first time
    Green finance in G20 agenda for the first time 27 Jul 2016

    A G20 meeting gathered Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on July 23-24 in Chengdu, China, and concluded on a Communiqué affirming the focus of the G20 Green Finance Study Group (GFSG) on green finance

    Asia,Worldwide,Finance,Policy
  8. Greenpeace campaign reduces Amazon deforestation by 86%
    Greenpeace campaign reduces Amazon deforestation by 86% 27 Jul 2016

    Amazon deforestation due to soy production has fallen 86 per cent in the last decade as a result of Greenpeace’s Soy Moratorium.

    South America,Policy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  9. North Sea offshore wind prices 30% lower than nuclear
    North Sea offshore wind prices 30% lower than nuclear 27 Jul 2016

    In the North Sea, the cost of offshore wind power is 30 per cent lower than that of new nuclear thanks to the rise of mass production as well as a reduced maintenance and falling oil and steel prices

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. EPA to launch plane pollution regulations
    EPA to launch plane pollution regulations 26 Jul 2016

    New regulations on pollution from commercial airlines were announced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Monday

    North America,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction

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