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  1. US Governors pledge to work with the international community on climate change
    US Governors pledge to work with the international community on climate change 19 Sep 2017

    US Governors are reported to have a more visible than usual activity during this year’s United Nations General Assembly, taking place this week in New York City, aiming to persuade the international community that States will keep their commitment to the Paris goals.

    North America,Policy,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  2. Has President Trump changed his mind on the Paris Agreement?
    Has President Trump changed his mind on the Paris Agreement? 19 Sep 2017

    During the past week, more and more media report that the US stance on the landmark climate agreement is softening, leaving wide room for interpretation that maybe the US is ready to re-negotiate its participation to the Agreement.

    North America,Policy,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  3. 700MW concentrated solar power project in Dubai hits a new record bid with $7.3 cents per KWh
    700MW concentrated solar power project in Dubai hits a new record bid with $7.3 cents per KWh 18 Sep 2017

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) awarded the 700MW parabolic trough concentrated solar power (CSP) fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in a Saudi Arabia- China consortium with a record bid of $7.3 cents per KWh.

    Middle East,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. New York Climate Week is setting the way to COP23
    New York Climate Week is setting the way to COP23 18 Sep 2017

    The annual major gathering of international climate leaders, the Climate Week NYC, is taking place between 18-24 September paving the way for this year’s COP23, taking place in November in Bonn, where world leaders will convene to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  5. Phasing out unprofitable coal plants could save US consumers $10 billion per year
    Phasing out unprofitable coal plants could save US consumers $10 billion per year 18 Sep 2017

    The Carbon Tracker Initiative published a new report about the profitability of coal power plants in the US, suggesting that phasing out of uneconomical coal power plants could not only save $10 billion per year by 2021 for consumers, but also boost the whole country’s competitiveness.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Canada, China and the EU co-host meeting to talk the post-US withdrawal Paris Agreement
    Canada, China and the EU co-host meeting to talk the post-US withdrawal Paris Agreement 15 Sep 2017

    Canada, China and the EU will co-host a meeting in Montreal on Saturday 16 September to discuss, for the first time, the course of the Paris Agreement implementation progress after the withdrawal of the US from the climate accord.

    North America,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. US major corporations demonstrate commitment to clean energy despite President’s Trump policies
    US major corporations demonstrate commitment to clean energy despite President’s Trump policies 14 Sep 2017

    A survey that was conducted by the information and research platform Smart Energy Decisions in 94 major corporations and institutions suggests that the US President’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement hasn’t affected their commitment to the clean energy transition.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Nestlé, Olam and Coca-Cola are the top companies in water management and disclosure of water risks
    Nestlé, Olam and Coca-Cola are the top companies in water management and disclosure of water risks 14 Sep 2017

    Non-profit investor coalition Ceres published its second Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report where it assessed forty two companies from the food, beverage and packaging sectors for their water management performance.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. UK energy regulator made a breakthrough decision marking a new era for battery-storage
    UK energy regulator made a breakthrough decision marking a new era for battery-storage 14 Sep 2017

    The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) announced on Wednesday that Anesco, a UK-based renewable energy company, will be the first commercial solar farm to retain their Renewables Obligation (RO) subsidy status even when the electricity generated is used to charge storage batteries.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. UK to give £3 million to local authorities for clean energy projects
    UK to give £3 million to local authorities for clean energy projects 13 Sep 2017

    According reports from the Guardian, during this fall, the UK Government will offer more than £3 million to support local authorities to set up clean energy initiatives.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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