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New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping

 
4:09pm - 20 February 2018

The Dutch bank ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced a serious boost towards greening the shipping industry.

Europe, Finance, Transport, Sustainable Investment Forum

Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change”

 
1:10pm - 20 February 2018

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN has warned that hunger in Africa is being made worse by the impacts of climate change.

Africa, Agriculture, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Sweden on course to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant

 
10:59am - 20 February 2018

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has recently approved a loan that will help a Swedish company build an innovative battery factory.

Europe, Finance, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

The EU can double its renewable energy use by 2030

 
9:57am - 20 February 2018

The European Union is fully capable of doubling its current renewable energy consumption within the next 12 years.

Europe, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Investment Forum

Prepare for more flooding, warns UK agency

 
1:08pm - 19 February 2018

The UK’s Environment Agency is warning the public to prepare for a higher risk of flooding due to climate change.

Europe, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

India announced as hosts of World Environment Day 2018

 
11:31am - 19 February 2018

The global celebrations will be used to raise awareness of plastic waste and find ways to reduce single-use plastics.

Asia, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Innovation Forum
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif

Interview with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif

Finance

Climate Action caught up with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif, on scaling up low carbon investment and her participation in the first Sustainable Investment Forum Europe.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Climate Action launches the European Sustainable Investment Forum

Climate Action launches the European Sustainable Investment Forum

PRESS RELEASE – 6 November 2017, London, UK – Last September, UK-based Climate Action announced, at its second Sustainable Investment Forum USA, the launch of a European Forum, which will also be focusing on climate finance.

EDITOR'S PICKS
 

Floating wind farm powers through Scottish winter

Europe, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The world’s first floating offshore wind farm has performed better than expected after its initial three months of operation.

 

First ‘zero-emissions’ Winter Olympics kicks off in South Korea

Asia, Sport, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

The 23rd Winter Olympic games has opened in what it is hoped will be one of the most sustainable events in the tournament’s history.

 

AT&T signs huge renewable energy purchase agreement

North America, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Investment Forum

AT&T has agreed to purchase 520 megawatts of renewable energy, in what is being signalled as one of the largest corporate agreements to date.

 

Renewables overtake coal in the EU for the first time

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Renewable technologies, covering wind, solar and biomass, have beaten coal generation for the first time in the EU, according to the latest figures for 2017.

 

Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate

Europe, Policy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The Queen of the United Kingdom has reportedly banned plastic straws and bottles from being used across the various Royal homes and palaces.

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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