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  1. Scotland breaks new record as wind energy provides equivalent 118% of its electricity needs
    Scotland breaks new record as wind energy provides equivalent 118% of its electricity needs 24 Jul 2017

    In June, wind turbines produced 1,039,001MWh, which could meet Scotland’s energy needs for 6 consecutive days.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. China to refuse foreign waste in a bid for cleaner air
    China to refuse foreign waste in a bid for cleaner air 20 Jul 2017

    China continues to demonstrate its growing commitment to sustainability. On July 18th, the Asian nation announced to the World Trade Organization (WTO) that it would no longer be importing foreign garbage shipments.

    Asia,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  3. Private and public sectors mobilise for scaling up green finance reports UN
    Private and public sectors mobilise for scaling up green finance reports UN 18 Jul 2017

    UN Environment published a new report – the “Green Finance Progress Report” – showing the development of new financial products and encouraging policies to bridge the funding gap in sustainable investment.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. UK’s 1st geothermal project to raise £5m in funds
    UK’s 1st geothermal project to raise £5m in funds 17 Jul 2017

    The UK’s first commercial geothermal power station- which would be based in the coastal town of Cornwall- is expected to go live as early as 2020, if £5m fundraising initiative succeeds.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. UN to partner with 11 global banks to encourage climate transparency in financial markets
    UN to partner with 11 global banks to encourage climate transparency in financial markets 12 Jul 2017

    UN Environment announced yesterday in a press release its new joint initiative to strengthen financial institutions’ assessment and disclosure of climate-related risks and opportunities, with eleven major banks.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Apple to build another data centre entirely powered by renewables
    Apple to build another data centre entirely powered by renewables 11 Jul 2017

    Multinational tech company Apple recently announced plans to spend $921 million on a second renewables-powered data centre in Southern Denmark.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. G20 Summit leaders reaffirm their commitment to climate change targets
    G20 Summit leaders reaffirm their commitment to climate change targets 11 Jul 2017

    Last Saturday, leaders from around the world agreed to continue to move forward on Paris Agreement climate targets despite the US pulling out of the Agreement.

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. Task Force issues recommendations on climate-related financial disclosure
    Task Force issues recommendations on climate-related financial disclosure 29 Jun 2017

    A global task force set up by the G20’s Financial Stability Board (FSB) has released its guidelines for companies to disclose the financial impact of climate-related risks and opportunities

    Worldwide,Finance
  9. Wave power’s share of global electricity demand to reach 10% by 2050
    Wave power’s share of global electricity demand to reach 10% by 2050 29 Jun 2017

    Wave power has the potential to contribute 10 per cent of global electricity demand by 2050, according to a new report issued by UK wave technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS)

    Europe,Worldwide,Sustainable Energy
  10. Sustainability essentials: Measure, reduce and offset
    Sustainability essentials: Measure, reduce and offset 28 Jun 2017

    By Allen Hershkowitz, Founding Director, Sport and Sustainability International

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports

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