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Stuttgart in Germany to ban diesel cars during times of high air pollution

  Stuttgart in Germany to ban diesel cars during times of high air pollution
3:42pm - 23 February 2017

The city of Stuttgart in Germany will impose bans on diesel vehicles during periods of high-pollution beginning in 2018, according to state officials

Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Smart Cities, Transport

North Victoria to acquire 3 solar farms totalling 320 MW

  North Victoria to acquire 3 solar farms totalling 320 MW
3:00pm - 22 February 2017

Three solar farms with a combined output of 320 megawatts (MW) are expected to be completed by 2018 in northwest Victoria, Australia

Oceania, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Energy

New Zealand to play leading role in renewables & smart energy systems

  New Zealand to play leading role in renewables & smart energy systems
12:48pm - 22 February 2017

A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlights the multiple reasons for New Zealand’s success in renewables and smart energy systems, as well as outlining the required steps to reform its heat and transport sectors

Oceania, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Transport
🎤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
  The innovation race: How technology is driving sustainability in sport

The innovation race: How technology is driving sustainability in sport

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Sports, Tech. & Innovation

The sports industry is increasingly placing sustainability at the heart of its agenda, presenting huge opportunities are being created for directly reducing emissions through sustainable technology innovation

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Sir Roger Gifford

Globalising green finance

by Sir Roger Gifford
The Green Finance Initiative
  Patricia Espinosa

The Game has Changed for Good

by Patricia Espinosa
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  Dr. Barbara Hendricks

New country partnerships to enhance climate policy cooperation

by Dr. Barbara Hendricks
German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
  Dr. Hoesung Lee,

The IPCC’s Scientific Assessments of Climate Change

by Dr. Hoesung Lee,
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
EDITOR'S PICKS
  World Bank launches online solar mapping tool

World Bank launches online solar mapping tool

Worldwide, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

The World Bank, in partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), launched the Global Solar Atlas at an ISA event at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

  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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