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  1. World Bank launches online solar mapping tool
    World Bank launches online solar mapping tool 20 Jan 2017

    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

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  2. Guterres: Businesses “best allies” to fight climate change & poverty
    Guterres: Businesses “best allies” to fight climate change & poverty 20 Jan 2017

    Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to reduce the effects of climate change and combat poverty

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  3. Costa Rica pledges carbon neutrality by 2021
    Costa Rica pledges carbon neutrality by 2021 20 Jan 2017

    Costa Rica’s President Luis Guillermo Solis announced on Monday during the opening of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week that the country was aiming to achieve carbon neutrality by 2021

    South America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Hawaiian bill proposes 100% renewable fuel target
    Hawaiian bill proposes 100% renewable fuel target 19 Jan 2017

    The new bill – which was introduced to the State Legislature on Wednesday – sets the target of using 100 per cent renewable fuel for all forms of ground transportation by 2045

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Sustainability at the heart of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
    Sustainability at the heart of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics 19 Jan 2017

    Beijing 2022 is set to be the most environmentally friendly Winter Olympic Games yet

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  6. Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund
    Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund 18 Jan 2017

    In one of his final acts as president, Barack Obama has signed over half a billion dollars to the United Nations Green Climate Fund

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  7. UK University’s air-cleansing poetry reduces pollution
    UK University’s air-cleansing poetry reduces pollution 18 Jan 2017

    The University of Sheffield installation of a revolutionary air-cleansing poem has removed over two tonnes of nitrogen oxide from the air

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities
  8. Two big steps for sustainability in golf
    Two big steps for sustainability in golf 18 Jan 2017

    The Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Association (FEGGA) has developed a new strategy for sustainable golf course management and San Francisco’s Olympic Club has become the first club in North America to release a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report

    Europe,North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  9. Bhutan: the world’s first carbon-negative country
    Bhutan: the world’s first carbon-negative country 18 Jan 2017

    Bhutan produces 1.5 million tonnes of carbon every year, but thanks to the country’s 72 per cent forest coverage, more than 6 million tonnes of carbon is absorbed

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  10. Unilever pledges 100% recyclable packaging by 2025
    Unilever pledges 100% recyclable packaging by 2025 17 Jan 2017

    Unilever has pledged to ensure all its plastic packaging is “fully reusable, recyclable or compostable” by 2025

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy

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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