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Rio reveals sustainable Olympic medals

  Rio reveals sustainable Olympic medals
9:31am - 28 July 2016

Rio 2016 and the Brazilian Mint have shown their commitment to the environment by using sustainable resources in the Olympic Games’ medals.

South America, Worldwide, Policy, Sports, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

Green finance in G20 agenda for the first time

  Green finance in G20 agenda for the first time
1:53pm - 27 July 2016

A G20 meeting gathered Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on July 23-24 in Chengdu, China, and concluded on a Communiqué affirming the focus of the G20 Green Finance Study Group (GFSG) on green finance

Asia, Worldwide, Finance, Policy

Greenpeace campaign reduces Amazon deforestation by 86%

  Greenpeace campaign reduces Amazon deforestation by 86%
12:31pm - 27 July 2016

Amazon deforestation due to soy production has fallen 86 per cent in the last decade as a result of Greenpeace’s Soy Moratorium.

South America, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, Policy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Kiira Motors CEO, Paul Isaac Musasizi, on Africa’s first solar powered bus

Kiira Motors CEO, Paul Isaac Musasizi, on Africa’s first solar powered bus

Africa, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Transport

Interview with Kiira Motors CEO on how his company has been developing Africa’s first solar powered bus

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  World leaders meet in Bonn to inspire global action on forest landscape restoration

World leaders meet in Bonn to inspire global action on forest landscape restoration

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Policy

Today in Bonn, Germany, Barbara Hendricks, Germany’s Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, is convening the inaugural meeting of a high-level international initiative to protect forests

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Bertrand Piccard

Clean energy: the change is happening

by Bertrand Piccard
Solar Impulse
  David Pitt-Watson

Finding the Clean Trillion

by David Pitt-Watson
UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)
  Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of Agriculture and the Environment, Finland

Sustainable buildings and construction: much to offer and much to gain

by Kimmo Tiilikainen, Minister of Agriculture and the Environment, Finland
Ministry of Agriculture and Environment, Finland
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Solar plane completes historic global circuit

Solar plane completes historic global circuit

Middle East, Worldwide, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Transport

The experimental zero-fuel aircraft, Solar Impulse 2, has completed the final leg of its global circumnavigation attempt.

  SkyMining: Interview with Carbon Wealth co-founder Carl Pendragon

SkyMining: Interview with Carbon Wealth co-founder Carl Pendragon

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

Climate Action spoke with Carl Pendragon, the co-founder of innovative cleantech firm Carbon Wealth, to find out more about SkyMining - the process of converting atmospheric CO2 into a clean and profitable renewable fuel.

  Breakthrough Collaborations: The Human Element at Work

Breakthrough Collaborations: The Human Element at Work

Worldwide, Sports, Tech. & Innovation

Dr Neil Hawkins, Chief Sustainability Officer and Corporate Vice President for The Dow Chemical Company

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