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  1. IKEA invests in 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry
    IKEA invests in 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry 2 Feb 2018

    Swedish multinational IKEA has announced it is buying 25,000 acres of forest in the US state of Alabama.

    North America,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Solar power will bring electricity to millions of Africans, says development bank
    Solar power will bring electricity to millions of Africans, says development bank 2 Feb 2018

    The African Development Bank is unveiling its plan to help connect 29.3 million people in the continent with electricity by 2020.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Hackney and Islington councils to ban diesel vehicles during rush hours
    Hackney and Islington councils to ban diesel vehicles during rush hours 2 Feb 2018

    Hackney and Islington councils in London are currently consulting on a scheme to ban petrol and diesel vehicles from the area’s central streets during the peak commuter periods to mitigate air pollution levels.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Renewable energy remains as popular as ever in new UK poll
    Renewable energy remains as popular as ever in new UK poll 1 Feb 2018

    The latest poll from the UK government into the public’s views on energy has shown renewables outperform all other technologies.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Vans headquarters in California recognised for tremendous sustainability
    Vans headquarters in California recognised for tremendous sustainability 1 Feb 2018

    Vans’ corporate headquarters located in Costa Mesa, California have received a LEED platinum certification- one of the highest standards for sustainable buildings in the world.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  6. Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts
    Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts 1 Feb 2018

    A new $25.5 million project from UN Environment and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will protect Gambia’s natural landscape from the increasingly damaging effects of climate change.

    Africa,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Major shipping company tests solar for cargo ships
    Major shipping company tests solar for cargo ships 1 Feb 2018

    A new partnership between Eco Marine Power (EMP) and the Japanese ship owner Hisafuku Kisen K.K. of Onomichi will test the world’s first integrated rigid sail and solar power system for ships.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Mayor of London launches £34 million energy efficiency and solar schemes
    Mayor of London launches £34 million energy efficiency and solar schemes 1 Feb 2018

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today launched new measures to tackle fuel poverty and improve energy efficiency in the UK’s capital.

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Ryanair to turn all its flights plastic neutral by 2023
    Ryanair to turn all its flights plastic neutral by 2023 1 Feb 2018

    As part of its ongoing makeover, Ryanair has made a new green promise pledging to eliminate non-recyclable plastics in all its operations within 5 years.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. The UK’s green economy is now worth £42.6 billion
    The UK’s green economy is now worth £42.6 billion 1 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Office of National Statistics (ONS) has released its latest survey into the size and performance of the low-carbon economy this week.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,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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