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Doubling down
Climate

Europe's low-carbon investment opportunity

For the EU to meet its net-zero target by 2050, the economy must rapidly decarbonise. More investment is needed in transformational technologies – particularly in the materials sector. A new report reveals current levels of low-carbon capital investment must double.

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Source: CDP Global
Nike reaches green milestone
Energy

On track to use 100% renewables by 2025

Nike’s North American facilities are now fully powered by renewable energy. Avangrid Renewables completed commissioning of a 307-megawatt wind farm in Texas. Nike is buying 100 megawatts of the power the wind farm generates.

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Source: Portland Business Journal
BP sets bold agenda
Climate

Planning to eliminate CO2 emissions

BP’s CEO set out the boldest climate plan of any major oil company, pledging to eliminate almost all of the carbon emissions from its operations and the fuel it sells to customers. This sets an ambitious agenda for what’s becoming an existential challenge for the oil industry.

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Source: Bloomberg Green
Electricity out of thin air
Energy

Air-gen device generates clean energy 24/7

Laboratories at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have created the new Air-gen device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from air moisture. The new technology is non-polluting, renewable, low-cost and can generate power in areas with low humidity.

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Source: The Engineer
50th WEF Annual Meeting
Youth

Young change-makers at Davos 2020

“Engaging all stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world” was at the heart of Davos 2020, the 50th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. For the first time, Davos opened its doors to teenagers fighting on the frontlines to secure a better future for our planet.

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Source: World Economic Forum
10 predictions for 2020
ClimateEnergy

Energy, vehicles & sustainability

A record year of wind installations, driven by a towering 69 GW of new onshore capacity. That’s just one prediction by BloombergNEF for what 2020 will bring for the low-carbon transition. Companies and investors are more than ever committed to a cleaner future.

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Source: BloombergNEF