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  1. Canada and the UK launch new global alliance against coal during COP23
    Canada and the UK launch new global alliance against coal during COP23 17 Nov 2017

    During climate talks in Bonn, Canada and the UK along with the Marshall Islands have launched the “Powering Past Coal” alliance inviting governmental entities from around the world to phase out dirty coal power plants.

    Europe,North America,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  2. Microsoft pledges to reduce carbon emissions from operations by 75% by 2030
    Microsoft pledges to reduce carbon emissions from operations by 75% by 2030 16 Nov 2017

    The multinational technology giant has announced its renewed commitment to climate change action and has committed to cut its operational carbon emissions by 75 percent by 2030 in comparison to 2013 levels.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn
    The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn 16 Nov 2017

    On 13-14 November, Climate Action, in official partnership with UN Environment held the 8th edition of the Sustainable Innovation Forum alongside COP23 in Bonn, Germany.

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  4. ‘We are Still in Coalition’ launched the America’s Pledge report during COP23
    ‘We are Still in Coalition’ launched the America’s Pledge report during COP23 14 Nov 2017

    During COP23 in Bonn, America’s Pledge presented the official report on US climate action, analysing how US states, cities, businesses, citizens, and universities can support the Paris Agreement even without federal action.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. The largest solar power plant in the UK is to be developed without subsidy
    The largest solar power plant in the UK is to be developed without subsidy 10 Nov 2017

    Hive Energy, one of the biggest solar power developers in the UK, has announced its plans to develop a huge 350 MW solar park in Kent with zero subsidies from the UK government.

    Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. 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
  9. Climate markets have huge potential, says International Finance Corporation
    Climate markets have huge potential, says International Finance Corporation 2 Nov 2017

    A new report from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) highlights the “myriad” opportunities that exist for private companies and investors to get involved in climate finance.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. The US signs an agreement with Denmark to boost cooperation on offshore wind
    The US signs an agreement with Denmark to boost cooperation on offshore wind 1 Nov 2017

    In an unexpected turn of events, the US and Denmark have signed a new cooperation agreement to further the expansion of offshore wind in North America.

    Europe,North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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