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New standardised labels to reduce food waste in the U.S.

  New standardised labels to reduce food waste in the U.S.
3:45pm - 21 February 2017

Two leading food industry associations have partnered to help standardise food expiration labels and reduce food waste

North America, Agriculture, Policy

Singapore unveils new carbon tax to curb emissions

  Singapore unveils new carbon tax to curb emissions
2:13pm - 21 February 2017

Singapore has announced a new carbon tax which will come into force by 2019, with initial prices set between US$7 and US$14 per tonne of emissions

Asia, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Smart Cities

London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles

  London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles
4:34pm - 20 February 2017

Older, more polluting cars will have to pay an extra £10 charge to drive in central London’s congestion charge zone from 23 October, the city’s mayor has said

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