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  1. Mali will launch new system to warn against climate risks
    Mali will launch new system to warn against climate risks 11 May 2018

    Mali has launched a new multi-hazard early warning system to strengthen resilience to climate risks and natural hazards.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,COP24
  2. Canadian company signs major deal with Uzbekistan to build a 1,000 megawatt solar farm
    Canadian company signs major deal with Uzbekistan to build a 1,000 megawatt solar farm 9 May 2018

    An estimated $1.3 billion deal has been signed to build Uzbekistan’s first solar plant.

    Asia,North America,Sustainable Energy
  3. Use hydrogen to store excess renewable power, says engineers’ report
    Use hydrogen to store excess renewable power, says engineers’ report 9 May 2018

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is urging the UK Government to invest in hydrogen to secure a low-carbon future.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation
  4. “We need to reimagine banking”, says BBVA on climate change
    “We need to reimagine banking”, says BBVA on climate change 9 May 2018

    One of Spain’s largest banks has called on financial institutions to do more to tackle climate change.

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,COP24
  5. Budweiser brewer hops on the road to cleaner transport
    Budweiser brewer hops on the road to cleaner transport 9 May 2018

    The company behind Budweiser has just placed an order for 800 hydrogen-electric trucks.

    North America,Transport
  6. Oxfam calls for stronger aid to help poor countries adapt to climate change
    Oxfam calls for stronger aid to help poor countries adapt to climate change 9 May 2018

    Aid to low income countries to help them reduce their greenhouse gas emissions is lagging behind the targets set by the Paris Agreement.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  7. Global jobs in renewable energy top 10 million for the first time
    Global jobs in renewable energy top 10 million for the first time 8 May 2018

    A major new report has found that renewable energy now provides 10.3 million people with employment around the world.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,COP24
  8. Wet wipes will face ban under new UK plastic rules
    Wet wipes will face ban under new UK plastic rules 8 May 2018

    Babies may have to face a wipe-free future as the UK’s battle against plastic steps up a gear.

    Europe,Policy
  9. Nissan to back away from selling diesel cars in Europe
    Nissan to back away from selling diesel cars in Europe 8 May 2018

    Japanese car manufacturer Nissan has indicated that it will gradually stop selling diesel cars in Europe.

    Europe,Transport
  10. Tourism’s carbon footprint is four times larger than first thought
    Tourism’s carbon footprint is four times larger than first thought 8 May 2018

    Global tourism contributes an estimated 8 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study on the issue, claimed to be the world’s first.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction

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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