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  1. Two big steps for sustainability in golf
    Two big steps for sustainability in golf 18 Jan 2017

    The Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Association (FEGGA) has developed a new strategy for sustainable golf course management and San Francisco’s Olympic Club has become the first club in North America to release a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report

    Europe,North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  2. Bhutan: the world’s first carbon-negative country
    Bhutan: the world’s first carbon-negative country 18 Jan 2017

    Bhutan produces 1.5 million tonnes of carbon every year, but thanks to the country’s 72 per cent forest coverage, more than 6 million tonnes of carbon is absorbed

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. Unilever pledges 100% recyclable packaging by 2025
    Unilever pledges 100% recyclable packaging by 2025 17 Jan 2017

    Unilever has pledged to ensure all its plastic packaging is “fully reusable, recyclable or compostable” by 2025

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy
  4. Low-cost solar solutions light thousands of homes in India
    Low-cost solar solutions light thousands of homes in India 17 Jan 2017

    Last April, India’s Energy Minister Piyush Goyal announced it is now less costly to produce electricity from the sun than from coal in the country

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,COP 23
  5. Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50 billion clean energy plan
    Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50 billion clean energy plan 17 Jan 2017

    Saudi Arabia is looking to invest up to US$50 billion in renewable energy by 2023, announced the Energy, Industry and Mineral Recourses Minister, Khalid Al-Falih, on Monday

    Middle East,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. French sporting organisations sign landmark Charter
    French sporting organisations sign landmark Charter 16 Jan 2017

    The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee has joined 20 of the largest sporting events in France in a shared commitment to deliver environmentally responsible and sustainable sporting events with the signing of a national Charter

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  7. Green finance is being driven by developing nations
    Green finance is being driven by developing nations 16 Jan 2017

    At the recent Singapore, Green Finance and the Collaborative Challenge event, experts concluded developing countries are leading innovation in green finance; however, to be successful they require strong cross-sector partnerships

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. European supermarkets replace sticky labels with “natural branding”
    European supermarkets replace sticky labels with “natural branding” 16 Jan 2017

    The UK retailer Marks and Spencer has joined other supermarkets in Europe, including Dutch supplier Nature & More, in their efforts to reduce packaging by removing sticky labels on fruit and vegetables

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  9. Athens Airport achieves carbon neutral status
    Athens Airport achieves carbon neutral status 13 Jan 2017

    Athens International Airport is the 28th airport to achieve neutral status (Level 3+) in the Airports Council International (ACI)’s Airport Carbon Accreditation programme

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  10. UK investigates solar-powered trains’ feasibility
    UK investigates solar-powered trains’ feasibility 13 Jan 2017

    Imperial College London has partnered 10:10 – a climate change organisation – to investigate the use of solar panels along tracks to power electric trains

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the 10th anniversary edition of the official Climate Action report for COP22, Marrakech, Morocco.

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