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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Two huge wind farms boost investment in America’s heartland
    Two huge wind farms boost investment in America’s heartland 13 Feb 2018

    Power company MidAmerican Energy recently announced that it has opened two huge wind farms in the US state of Iowa.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Carlsberg on target to reach zero carbon emissions
    Carlsberg on target to reach zero carbon emissions 13 Feb 2018

    Danish brewers Carlsberg are on track to meet their ambitious goal of reducing carbon emissions to zero by 2030.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate
    Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate 13 Feb 2018

    The Queen of the United Kingdom has reportedly banned plastic straws and bottles from being used across the various Royal homes and palaces.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. UK rail stations latest to introduce free drinking water
    UK rail stations latest to introduce free drinking water 13 Feb 2018

    Network Rail, the public body which manages the UK’s rail infrastructure, has announced plans to provide free drinking water across all of its railway stations.

    Europe,Transport,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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