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This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017

  This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017
2:11pm - 24 March 2017

A global blackout will take place this Saturday 25 March for Earth Hour 2017, which will see some of the world's best known landmarks disappear from city skylines

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Smart Cities

Mercedes-Benz Stadium raises the bar for sustainability standards

  Mercedes-Benz Stadium raises the bar for sustainability standards
1:45pm - 23 March 2017

The new home of the Atlanta Falcons is to raise the standards for sporting venues throughout the world, in terms of both innovative engineering and sustainability

North America, Sports, Sustainable Energy, Transport, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

25 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables

  25 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables
10:36am - 23 March 2017

Two more cities in the U.S. have committed to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, bringing the total number of cities committing to the ambitious target to 25

North America, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Dr. Willem Huisman, President of Dow Germany

Interview with Dr. Willem Huisman, President of Dow Germany

Europe, Worldwide, Agriculture, Sports, Tech. & Innovation, Transport

Climate Action spoke with Dr. Willem Huisman, President of Dow Germany & Chairman of the Board, Dow Deutschland, Inc.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  US$100 Million to Protect the Environment and Promote Development in Tunisia’s Poorest Regions

US$100 Million to Protect the Environment and Promote Development in Tunisia’s Poorest Regions

Africa, Agriculture, Finance, Tech. & Innovation

The World Bank announced today a US$100 million project to support better management of forests, rangelands and agricultural landscapes for more jobs and increased incomes in the North-West and Center-West regions of Tunisia

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Patricia Espinosa

The Game has Changed for Good

by Patricia Espinosa
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  Janos Pasztor

Maintaining the Paris Momentum

by Janos Pasztor
The United Nations Secretariat
  Dr. Hoesung Lee,

The IPCC’s Scientific Assessments of Climate Change

by Dr. Hoesung Lee,
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  Amina J Mohammed

Mobilising Nigeria’s climate action

by Amina J Mohammed
Ministry of the Environment, Nigeria
EDITOR'S PICKS
  World Bank launches first bond linked to the SDGs

World Bank launches first bond linked to the SDGs

Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Investment Forum

The World Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has issued its first bond linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the global effort to combat climate change, end poverty and promote equality

  Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment

Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment

Africa, Europe, Worldwide, COP 22, COP 23, Policy

Climate Action is delighted to feature an exclusive interview with Erik Solheim, the newly elected Head of UN Environment.

Transformational shifts to protect global commons

North America, Worldwide, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Policy, Tech. & Innovation

By Andrew Steer, President and CEO, World Resources Institute

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the 10th anniversary edition of the official Climate Action report for COP22, Marrakech, Morocco.

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