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  1. First ‘zero-emissions’ Winter Olympics kicks off in South Korea
    First ‘zero-emissions’ Winter Olympics kicks off in South Korea 9 Feb 2018

    The 23rd Winter Olympic games has opened in what it is hoped will be one of the most sustainable events in the tournament’s history.

    Asia,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  2. AT&T signs huge renewable energy purchase agreement
    AT&T signs huge renewable energy purchase agreement 9 Feb 2018

    AT&T has agreed to purchase 520 megawatts of renewable energy, in what is being signalled as one of the largest corporate agreements to date.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. British Royal Family to host sustainable fashion project
    British Royal Family to host sustainable fashion project 8 Feb 2018

    The UK’s royal family will take part in an upcoming fashion initiative to celebrate sustainable clothing by designers from nations of the Commonwealth.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Dunkin’ Donuts to remove all foam cups within two years
    Dunkin’ Donuts to remove all foam cups within two years 8 Feb 2018

    Submerging your sugary-based treats in coffee has just been made easier and more sustainable.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Eurostar to drastically reduce plastic waste under new sustainability targets
    Eurostar to drastically reduce plastic waste under new sustainability targets 8 Feb 2018

    Eurostar, the high-speed train operator between the UK and mainland Europe, has set itself a new 10-point plan to fully incorporate sustainability into its business.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Tourism in Australia can respond to climate challenges
    Tourism in Australia can respond to climate challenges 8 Feb 2018

    A new report from the Climate Council has highlighted both the threats and opportunities climate change poses for the tourism industry in Australia.

    Oceania,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. US solar industry loses almost 10,000 jobs
    US solar industry loses almost 10,000 jobs 7 Feb 2018

    A survey of the solar industry in the United States has found almost 10,000 fewer jobs in 2017 than in the previous year.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. 13 top universities form ‘Climate Change Coalition’
    13 top universities form ‘Climate Change Coalition’ 7 Feb 2018

    Leading universities across North America have launched the ‘University Climate Change Coalition’ to leverage their research and resources to spur local climate action.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Paris is considering suing the fossil fuel industry
    Paris is considering suing the fossil fuel industry 7 Feb 2018

    Following the recent damaging floods in Paris, city officials are exploring the possibility of suing fossil fuel companies, joining New York and other major American cities in the courtroom against oil and natural gas companies.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Asda sets out new plans to reduce plastic waste
    Asda sets out new plans to reduce plastic waste 7 Feb 2018

    Asda, one of the UK’s largest food retailers, has become the latest supermarket to announce immediate plans to reduce plastic waste in its stores.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,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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