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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe
    UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe 12 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) has announced new funding to support climate change programmes in Zimbabwe.

    Africa,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. New vertical forest to be built in Eindhoven
    New vertical forest to be built in Eindhoven 12 Feb 2018

    The Dutch city of Eindhoven will play host to new apartments designed to provide a model for sustainable residential buildings.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Manchester City continues to show climate leadership in sport
    Manchester City continues to show climate leadership in sport 12 Feb 2018

    Manchester City football club has announced it is joining the Show the Love campaign, designed to raise awareness of environmental issues in local communities.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. “Saves for Trees” launched at Canadian ice hockey game
    “Saves for Trees” launched at Canadian ice hockey game 12 Feb 2018

    The London Knights ice hockey team in Canada has recently implemented a range of sustainability initiatives, including planting trees for every save its goalkeeper makes.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. Engineers have made wood that is stronger than steel
    Engineers have made wood that is stronger than steel 9 Feb 2018

    Researchers at the University of Maryland in the US have developed a new type of super-strong wood, which could replace the use of steel in manufacturing.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Connect climate change to real stories and people, says new UN guidance
    Connect climate change to real stories and people, says new UN guidance 9 Feb 2018

    The UN has produced new guidance for how its scientists should communicate the impacts of climate change.

    Worldwide,Policy,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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