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  1. Costa Rica pledges carbon neutrality by 2021
    Costa Rica pledges carbon neutrality by 2021 20 Jan 2017

    Costa Rica’s President Luis Guillermo Solis announced on Monday during the opening of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week that the country was aiming to achieve carbon neutrality by 2021

    South America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. Hawaiian bill proposes 100% renewable fuel target
    Hawaiian bill proposes 100% renewable fuel target 19 Jan 2017

    The new bill – which was introduced to the State Legislature on Wednesday – sets the target of using 100 per cent renewable fuel for all forms of ground transportation by 2045

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. Bhutan: the world’s first carbon-negative country
    Bhutan: the world’s first carbon-negative country 18 Jan 2017

    Bhutan produces 1.5 million tonnes of carbon every year, but thanks to the country’s 72 per cent forest coverage, more than 6 million tonnes of carbon is absorbed

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50 billion clean energy plan
    Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50 billion clean energy plan 17 Jan 2017

    Saudi Arabia is looking to invest up to US$50 billion in renewable energy by 2023, announced the Energy, Industry and Mineral Recourses Minister, Khalid Al-Falih, on Monday

    Middle East,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. French sporting organisations sign landmark Charter
    French sporting organisations sign landmark Charter 16 Jan 2017

    The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee has joined 20 of the largest sporting events in France in a shared commitment to deliver environmentally responsible and sustainable sporting events with the signing of a national Charter

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  6. Green finance is being driven by developing nations
    Green finance is being driven by developing nations 16 Jan 2017

    At the recent Singapore, Green Finance and the Collaborative Challenge event, experts concluded developing countries are leading innovation in green finance; however, to be successful they require strong cross-sector partnerships

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  7. European supermarkets replace sticky labels with “natural branding”
    European supermarkets replace sticky labels with “natural branding” 16 Jan 2017

    The UK retailer Marks and Spencer has joined other supermarkets in Europe, including Dutch supplier Nature & More, in their efforts to reduce packaging by removing sticky labels on fruit and vegetables

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  8. Athens Airport achieves carbon neutral status
    Athens Airport achieves carbon neutral status 13 Jan 2017

    Athens International Airport is the 28th airport to achieve neutral status (Level 3+) in the Airports Council International (ACI)’s Airport Carbon Accreditation programme

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. UK investigates solar-powered trains’ feasibility
    UK investigates solar-powered trains’ feasibility 13 Jan 2017

    Imperial College London has partnered 10:10 – a climate change organisation – to investigate the use of solar panels along tracks to power electric trains

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. Electric boat market to exceed $20 billion by 2027
    Electric boat market to exceed $20 billion by 2027 13 Jan 2017

    According to the new IDTechEx report “Electric Boats and Ships 2017–2027: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts, Key Players and Opportunities” the electric boats market will be worth in excess of $20 billion worldwide by 2027

    Worldwide,Finance,Transport,Carbon Reduction

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