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  1. Renewables pressing home cost advantage against fossil fuels
    Renewables pressing home cost advantage against fossil fuels 28 Mar 2018

    New research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has found wind and solar technologies are making clear headway in reducing their costs compared to fossil fuels worldwide.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy
  2. “We are at risk of losing the spaces we need to play and watch what we love most”
    “We are at risk of losing the spaces we need to play and watch what we love most” 28 Mar 2018

    The Sports Environment Alliance recently spoke with Climate Action about how to usher in sustainability within the world of sport.

    Worldwide,Sport
  3. A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique
    A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique 28 Mar 2018

    The Mozambique National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) is launching a new climate-smart agriculture project with the help of the Nordic Development Fund.

    Africa,Agriculture
  4. EDF plans €8 billion investment into energy storage
    EDF plans €8 billion investment into energy storage 28 Mar 2018

    French state-owned energy company, EDF, is making a big play to become a leader in the burgeoning electricity storage market.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation
  5. Ski resorts at risk from ‘dramatic decline’ in US snowpack
    Ski resorts at risk from ‘dramatic decline’ in US snowpack 28 Mar 2018

    The amount of snow found in parts of the western US has declined by up to 30 percent over the past century, putting increased strain on livelihoods and ski resorts.

    North America,Sport
  6. Deposit return scheme proposed in England to fight plastic waste
    Deposit return scheme proposed in England to fight plastic waste 28 Mar 2018

    The UK Government has put forward plans to introduce a deposit return scheme to dramatically reduce the amount of waste from drinks.

    Europe,Policy
  7. EU bank provides €25 million investment in African off-grid solar
    EU bank provides €25 million investment in African off-grid solar 27 Mar 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has this week announced its plans to invest in innovative solar systems to provide power to rural communities on the African continent.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy
  8. Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050
    Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050 27 Mar 2018

    A recent report by the Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has revealed that land degradation could force millions of people to migrate over the next 30 years.

    Africa,Agriculture
  9. China has already hit its 2020 target to cut carbon emissions
    China has already hit its 2020 target to cut carbon emissions 27 Mar 2018

    China’s lead climate change official has told a forum in Shanghai that the country has met its targets to reduce the carbon intensity of the economy two years ahead of sched

    Asia,Carbon Reduction
  10. Construction industry calls for zero-carbon buildings by 2030
    Construction industry calls for zero-carbon buildings by 2030 27 Mar 2018

    Over 50 business leaders in the UK have called on the government to set much stricter energy efficiency targets to help reduce carbon emissions and drive investment.

    Europe,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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