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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. France and Sweden collaborate on green finance to boost transition to the low-carbon economy
    France and Sweden collaborate on green finance to boost transition to the low-carbon economy 8 Dec 2017

    French and Swedish finance ministers will strengthen their collaboration on green and sustainable finance to help lead the transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient global economy.

    Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Over 200 nations sign declaration on clean air and plastic pollution
    Over 200 nations sign declaration on clean air and plastic pollution 8 Dec 2017

    During the recent UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, more than 200 countries pledged to eradicate pollution on the planet, committing their countries to honour efforts to prevent, mitigate and manage the dangerous levels of pollution affecting the ecosystem and the health of billions of people around the world.

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Budweiser orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks to reduce operational emissions
    Budweiser orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks to reduce operational emissions 8 Dec 2017

    Mega-brewer Anheuser-Busch, best known for its beer brand Budweiser, has placed an order of 40 Tesla Semi Trucks to further its mission to reduce operational carbon footprint by 30 percent by 2025.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Barack Obama applauds US cities and states at the first North American Climate Summit
    Barack Obama applauds US cities and states at the first North American Climate Summit 7 Dec 2017

    During the launch of the first-ever North American Climate Summit, former President Barack Obama endorsed America’s Pledge and the newly launched Chicago Climate Charter praising bottom up climate action as the new face of American leadership on climate change.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. 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

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