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  1. Two huge wind farms boost investment in America’s heartland
    Two huge wind farms boost investment in America’s heartland 13 Feb 2018

    Power company MidAmerican Energy recently announced that it has opened two huge wind farms in the US state of Iowa.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. “Saves for Trees” launched at Canadian ice hockey game
    “Saves for Trees” launched at Canadian ice hockey game 12 Feb 2018

    The London Knights ice hockey team in Canada has recently implemented a range of sustainability initiatives, including planting trees for every save its goalkeeper makes.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  3. Engineers have made wood that is stronger than steel
    Engineers have made wood that is stronger than steel 9 Feb 2018

    Researchers at the University of Maryland in the US have developed a new type of super-strong wood, which could replace the use of steel in manufacturing.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. AT&T signs huge renewable energy purchase agreement
    AT&T signs huge renewable energy purchase agreement 9 Feb 2018

    AT&T has agreed to purchase 520 megawatts of renewable energy, in what is being signalled as one of the largest corporate agreements to date.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Dunkin’ Donuts to remove all foam cups within two years
    Dunkin’ Donuts to remove all foam cups within two years 8 Feb 2018

    Submerging your sugary-based treats in coffee has just been made easier and more sustainable.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. US solar industry loses almost 10,000 jobs
    US solar industry loses almost 10,000 jobs 7 Feb 2018

    A survey of the solar industry in the United States has found almost 10,000 fewer jobs in 2017 than in the previous year.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. 13 top universities form ‘Climate Change Coalition’
    13 top universities form ‘Climate Change Coalition’ 7 Feb 2018

    Leading universities across North America have launched the ‘University Climate Change Coalition’ to leverage their research and resources to spur local climate action.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. American football colleges battle it out for recycling title
    American football colleges battle it out for recycling title 7 Feb 2018

    American football is known to be fiercely competitive on the field, but a new recycling challenge has been able to direct that rivalry off the field towards sustainability.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. First US ski resort to operate on 100 percent renewable energy
    First US ski resort to operate on 100 percent renewable energy 5 Feb 2018

    The famous Lake Tahoe resorts in California will be the first ski facilities in the US to operate on 100 percent renewable energy, eliminating emissions which would be a threat to the industry’s future.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. ‘No Paris Agreement, no EU trade deal’, says France to US
    ‘No Paris Agreement, no EU trade deal’, says France to US 5 Feb 2018

    The French minister for foreign affairs has stated that if the US administration follows through with the country’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement the negotiations about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTip) will not be successful.

    Europe,North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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