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  1. Prepare for more flooding, warns UK agency
    Prepare for more flooding, warns UK agency 19 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Environment Agency is warning the public to prepare for a higher risk of flooding due to climate change.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. India announced as hosts of World Environment Day 2018
    India announced as hosts of World Environment Day 2018 19 Feb 2018

    The global celebrations will be used to raise awareness of plastic waste and find ways to reduce single-use plastics.

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Singapore will charge polluters a carbon tax from next year
    Singapore will charge polluters a carbon tax from next year 19 Feb 2018

    Singapore has announced plans to introduce a new carbon tax from 2019.

    Asia,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions
    Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions 16 Feb 2018

    US researchers have found that using drones instead of truck deliveries could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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