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  1. New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping
    New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping 20 Feb 2018

    The Dutch bank ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced a serious boost towards greening the shipping industry.

    Europe,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change”
    Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change” 20 Feb 2018

    The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN has warned that hunger in Africa is being made worse by the impacts of climate change.

    Africa,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Sweden on course to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant
    Sweden on course to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant 20 Feb 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has recently approved a loan that will help a Swedish company build an innovative battery factory.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. The EU can double its renewable energy use by 2030
    The EU can double its renewable energy use by 2030 20 Feb 2018

    The European Union is fully capable of doubling its current renewable energy consumption within the next 12 years.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Prepare for more flooding, warns UK agency
    Prepare for more flooding, warns UK agency 19 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Environment Agency is warning the public to prepare for a higher risk of flooding due to climate change.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. India announced as hosts of World Environment Day 2018
    India announced as hosts of World Environment Day 2018 19 Feb 2018

    The global celebrations will be used to raise awareness of plastic waste and find ways to reduce single-use plastics.

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Singapore will charge polluters a carbon tax from next year
    Singapore will charge polluters a carbon tax from next year 19 Feb 2018

    Singapore has announced plans to introduce a new carbon tax from 2019.

    Asia,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions
    Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions 16 Feb 2018

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

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Church of England tells Christians to go plastic free for Lent
    Church of England tells Christians to go plastic free for Lent 16 Feb 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
  10. Nordic countries ushering in new era of green finance
    Nordic countries ushering in new era of green finance 16 Feb 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

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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