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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Floating wind farm powers through Scottish winter
    Floating wind farm powers through Scottish winter 16 Feb 2018

    The world’s first floating offshore wind farm has performed better than expected after its initial three months of operation.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Renewables now provide 18% of US electricity
    Renewables now provide 18% of US electricity 15 Feb 2018

    A new report has found that the United States now sources almost one-fifth of all its power from renewable energy.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. World Sailing becomes first federation to meet sustainability standard
    World Sailing becomes first federation to meet sustainability standard 15 Feb 2018

    World Sailing, the global governing body for the sport, has announced that it has been awarded with a coveted sustainability standard.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  6. We are not taxing harmful emissions enough, says OECD
    We are not taxing harmful emissions enough, says OECD 15 Feb 2018

    New data from the Organisation of Economic and Co-operative Development (OECD) has shown that global taxes are currently insufficient to combat climate change.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Prince of Wales urges immediate action to protect coral reefs
    Prince of Wales urges immediate action to protect coral reefs 15 Feb 2018

    The United Kingdom’s Prince of Wales has spoken of the need for a “rallying cry for action” to stop the decline of the world’s coral reefs.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Wind power continues its global onward march
    Wind power continues its global onward march 14 Feb 2018

    Newly released statistics show the world added 52 gigawatts of wind power capacity over the past year.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. India’s entire forest and tree cover grows by 1% in two years
    India’s entire forest and tree cover grows by 1% in two years 14 Feb 2018

    Almost one quarter of India is now covered by either forests or trees, according to new data published by the government.

    Asia,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Sustainable agriculture provides a lifeline to Mali’s women
    Sustainable agriculture provides a lifeline to Mali’s women 14 Feb 2018

    Agriculture is often a key route out of poverty for many in developing countries, especially among women.

    Africa,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation 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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