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  1. Climate Action publication launched in Bonn
    Climate Action publication launched in Bonn 13 Nov 2017

    On Monday, the 11th edition of the Climate Action publication was launched, where the world’s leading sustainability thinkers and policymakers provide detailed insights on the pathway to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Political leaders make the case for stronger action on climate
    Political leaders make the case for stronger action on climate 13 Nov 2017

    During the first day of the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum, international energy and environment ministers have urged the global community to act faster and stronger to make the transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Europe,North America,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  3. Australian Queensland commits $150 million to renewable energy projects
    Australian Queensland commits $150 million to renewable energy projects 13 Nov 2017

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced on Sunday a new pledge of more than $150 million to expand renewable energy capacity in Queensland as part of the State’s commitment for renewables to provide 50 percent of its energy needs by 2030.

    Oceania,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. The European Commission announces new Clean Mobility plan
    The European Commission announces new Clean Mobility plan 10 Nov 2017

    The European Commission has published its new proposals to reduce carbon emissions from vehicles by 30 percent by 2030 by also setting incentive schemes to deploy electric vehicles across EU countries.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. EU Emissions Trading System to be revised to go in line with the Paris Agreement
    EU Emissions Trading System to be revised to go in line with the Paris Agreement 9 Nov 2017

    The EU has reached a provisional agreement to revise its Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the period after 2020 - a crucial move amid the ongoing climate negotiations in Bonn.

    Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  6. Battery storage could save the US $4 billion by 2025
    Battery storage could save the US $4 billion by 2025 8 Nov 2017

    The Energy Storage Association (ESA) has published a new report where it argues that building 35 gigawatts (GW) of new energy storage by 2025 could save the US more than $4 billion.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. 150 organisations ask for a ban on oxo-degradable plastics over ocean pollution concerns
    150 organisations ask for a ban on oxo-degradable plastics over ocean pollution concerns 7 Nov 2017

    More than 150 organisations led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) have issued a call for governments around the world to ban oxo-degradable plastics packaging over concerns regarding the effects of pollution on soils and oceans.

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. France and China to study ocean-based climate change
    France and China to study ocean-based climate change 6 Nov 2017

    The space agencies of France and China have joined forces to put a new satellite into orbit to improve the prediction of ocean storms and cyclones and create more informed climate models.

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Official US climate report attributes 92% of climate change to human activity
    Official US climate report attributes 92% of climate change to human activity 6 Nov 2017

    The US Government has released a special report which concludes that it is “extremely likely” human activities have been the main driver of global warming since the 1950s, contrary to what officials from the Trump Administration have argued so far.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Renewable energy hits record popularity in the UK
    Renewable energy hits record popularity in the UK 3 Nov 2017

    Official figures show that renewable energy has hit record popularity in the UK, while support for fracking has hit a record low.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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