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  1. Theresa May unveils £140 million funding for climate vulnerable nations
    Theresa May unveils £140 million funding for climate vulnerable nations 12 Dec 2017

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced new climate change policies to help vulnerable nations affected by climate change, declaring that it’s Britain’s duty to assist.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. France awards ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ grants to US climate scientists
    France awards ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ grants to US climate scientists 12 Dec 2017

    French President Emmanuel Macron has awarded long-term research grants to 18 research scientists so can they continue their research on climate change in France.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Leading economists and major corporations call for the end of fossil fuel investments
    Leading economists and major corporations call for the end of fossil fuel investments 11 Dec 2017

    More than 80 leading economists from 20 countries have signed a Declaration on Climate Finance urging for an immediate end to investment in new fossil fuel projects and a dramatic increase in renewable energy investment.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. European utilities commit to becoming carbon neutral by 2050
    European utilities commit to becoming carbon neutral by 2050 11 Dec 2017

    More than 3,500 European utility companies have declared a new vision for the electricity sector officially committing to lead the low-carbon energy transition calling on policymakers to accelerate electrification.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Germany is the world’s leading nation for recycling
    Germany is the world’s leading nation for recycling 11 Dec 2017

    According to new research, Germany is the leading nation for recycling in the world, followed closely by Wales and Singapore.

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. London to welcome its first electric black cabs
    London to welcome its first electric black cabs 7 Dec 2017

    Long-anticipated hybrid black cabs are now fully licenced to operate in the streets of London, with the hope they will contribute to reducing dangerous air pollution levels in the city.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Land Rover BAR sailing team champions recycling of valuable boat parts
    Land Rover BAR sailing team champions recycling of valuable boat parts 5 Dec 2017

    Land Rover BAR, the renowned British yacht racing team, has announced its decision to recycle and reuse all its carbon fibre waste and reuse the material in the manufacturing of future sailing boats to illustrate the most economic and environmentally efficient use of this valuable material.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. London to increase public water fountains to reduce plastic pollution
    London to increase public water fountains to reduce plastic pollution 4 Dec 2017

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan has proposed the deployment of free water fountains and bottle refill stations across London to reduce consumption of single-use plastic bottles.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. EBRD finances energy efficiency projects in Ukraine
    EBRD finances energy efficiency projects in Ukraine 4 Dec 2017

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will disburse €18 million to three partner banks to support more than 18,000 energy efficiency projects in Ukrainian households.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market
    New $770 million investment in battery gigafactory highlights impetus of electric vehicles market 1 Dec 2017

    South Korean energy and chemicals company SK Innovation has announced an investment of $770 million in an electric vehicle battery gigafactory in Hungary to meet the future demand of zero-emission vehicles in Europe.

    Asia,Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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