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  1. 5 countries driving the energy revolution
    5 countries driving the energy revolution 25 Jan 2018

    With the world going through the biggest energy transformation since the industrial revolution, there are well-known and hidden heroes leading the way during this paradigm shift.

    Africa,Asia,Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. UK insurance giant Lloyd’s abandons coal industry
    UK insurance giant Lloyd’s abandons coal industry 25 Jan 2018

    Lloyd’s of London has announced it will stop financing coal power projects and has joined the movement of the financial and insurance companies divesting from fossil fuels in support of climate action.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Trump imposes 30% tariff on solar panels
    Trump imposes 30% tariff on solar panels 23 Jan 2018

    US President Donald Trump has introduced tariffs of up to 30 percent on solar panel imports into the country.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. California receives new funding to fight extreme weather
    California receives new funding to fight extreme weather 22 Jan 2018

    The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a US government agency, has announced $23.7m of new funding to support five conservation projects in California.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Scotland launches new low-carbon infrastructure fund
    Scotland launches new low-carbon infrastructure fund 22 Jan 2018

    The devolved government in Scotland is today launching a £60m fund to attract low-carbon innovation and investment in the country.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Climate aid for fisheries is in decline, says new study
    Climate aid for fisheries is in decline, says new study 18 Jan 2018

    A new study has highlighted the decline in financial aid to fisheries in developing countries.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. The top 5 pledges to divest from fossil fuels
    The top 5 pledges to divest from fossil fuels 18 Jan 2018

    Targeting the finances of companies which extract and burn fossil fuels is now seen as an important way of combating dangerous climate change.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Saudi Arabia plans vigorous renewable energy expansion in 2018
    Saudi Arabia plans vigorous renewable energy expansion in 2018 18 Jan 2018

    Saudi Arabia has recently announced its plans to deploy at least $7 billion worth of renewable energy projects, focusing its strategy on taking advantage of the country’s solar potential.

    Middle East,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change
    Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change 17 Jan 2018

    Inspired by the recent move by New York, the city council of Los Angeles has announced its intentions to file a lawsuit against oil and gas companies over allegations that they have consciously contributed to climate change.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year
    Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year 17 Jan 2018

    New analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has shown that in 2017 global spending on clean energy projects reached $333.5 billion.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum

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