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Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions

 
4:12pm - 16 February 2018

US researchers have found that using drones instead of truck deliveries could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use.

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

Church of England tells Christians to go plastic free for Lent

 
3:05pm - 16 February 2018

The Church of England has marked the start of the Lent festival by challenging Christians to use less plastic during the 40-day period.

Europe, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Nordic countries ushering in new era of green finance

 
11:41am - 16 February 2018

Scandinavia has long been known for its progressive tendencies, and this is particularly true when it comes to recognising climate change’s threats and opportunities.

Europe, Finance, Sustainable Investment Forum

Floating wind farm powers through Scottish winter

 
9:41am - 16 February 2018

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

Europe, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Renewables now provide 18% of US electricity

 
5:18pm - 15 February 2018

A new report has found that the United States now sources almost one-fifth of all its power from renewable energy.

North America, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

World Sailing becomes first federation to meet sustainability standard

 
1:22pm - 15 February 2018

World Sailing, the global governing body for the sport, has announced that it has been awarded with a coveted sustainability standard.

Worldwide, Sport, Sustainable Innovation In Sport
🎤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.

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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.

 

London City Airport bans plastic straws

Europe, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

London City Airport has announced its plan to phase out plastic straws across all its food and drink outlets becoming the first UK airport to adopt such a measure.

 

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.

 

“Saves for Trees” launched at Canadian ice hockey game

North America, Sport, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

The London Knights ice hockey team in Canada has recently implemented a range of sustainability initiatives, including planting trees for every save its goalkeeper makes.

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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