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  1. Digital Science and University of the Arctic announce collaborative partnership
    Digital Science and University of the Arctic announce collaborative partnership 15 Sep 2016

    Dgital Science and University of the Arctic announce collaborative partnership to provide new research insights for the Arctic region

    Arctic,Tech. & Innovation
  2. Terrestrial Energy USA has been invited by US DOE to submit part II of its application for loan
    Terrestrial Energy USA has been invited by US DOE to submit part II of its application for loan 14 Sep 2016

    Terrestrial Energy USA has been invited by US DOE to submit part II of its application for loan guarantee support to license and build a 190MW(E) IMSR power plant

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  3. Terrestrial Energy surpasses CAD $20 million financing milestone for IMSR development
    Terrestrial Energy surpasses CAD $20 million financing milestone for IMSR development 14 Sep 2016

    Terrestrial Energy, a developer of Advanced Nuclear power plants, today announced that it has secured CAD $22.5 million (USD $17.2 million) of financing since inception

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  4. Kenya commits to restore 5.1 million hectares of land based on new National Opportunity Maps
    Kenya commits to restore 5.1 million hectares of land based on new National Opportunity Maps 12 Sep 2016

    Kenya announced a significant commitment to restore 5.1 million hectares of land, nearly 9 percent of its total landmass.

    Africa,Policy
  5. Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development centre stage
    Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development centre stage 26 Aug 2016

    Ambassador Peter Thomson, President-elect of the United National General Assembly, signalled that unlocking finance for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a key challenge of our times

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  6. Vattenfall acquires German wind development project
    Vattenfall acquires German wind development project 18 Aug 2016

    Vattenfall has acquired a wind development project consisting of up to 79 turbines in the German North Sea.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  7. UN Global Compact recognizes SkyPower Founder and CEO as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer
    UN Global Compact recognizes SkyPower Founder and CEO as a 2016 Local SDG Pioneer 10 Aug 2016

    Today at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016 in New York, Kerry Adler, founder and CEO of SkyPower, was announced as one of ten 2016 Local SDG Pioneers.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. Responsible Rio: Millions of FSC-certified products will be used at 2016 Olympics and Paralympics
    Responsible Rio: Millions of FSC-certified products will be used at 2016 Olympics and Paralympics 4 Aug 2016

    A guide to where you’ll find responsibly-sourced FSC forest products at the Rio Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games

    South America,Policy,Agriculture,Sport
  9. ABB wins $30 million order to strengthen Norwegian grid
    ABB wins $30 million order to strengthen Norwegian grid 3 Aug 2016

    ABB has won an order worth more than $30 million from Norway’s transmission system operator Statnett for two substations that will strengthen grid reliability and boost power supplies

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  10. Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol
    Countries move closer to an agreement to further curb greenhouse gases under the Montreal Protocol 1 Aug 2016

    197 parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer laid the groundwork for an amendment to the protocol in 2016

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction

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