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  1. Canada to phase out coal-based electricity by 2030
    Canada to phase out coal-based electricity by 2030 22 Nov 2016

    It has been announced that Canada plans to phase out the use of electricity generated from coal by 2030

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  2. Adidas unveils 100% biodegradable trainers
    Adidas unveils 100% biodegradable trainers 22 Nov 2016

    Sportswear company Adidas has unveiled a prototype for new trainers made from 100 per cent biodegradable fabric – the Futurecraft Biofabric

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sports
  3. Germany is world’s first country to release a 2050 emission reduction plan
    Germany is world’s first country to release a 2050 emission reduction plan 21 Nov 2016

    During COP22 in Marrakech on 14 November, the German Cabinet became the first country to approve and release a new long-term plan for climate action until 2050 – the Climate Protection Plan 2050

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  4. California to generate energy from traffic jams
    California to generate energy from traffic jams 21 Nov 2016

    The California Energy Commission (CEC) has announced plans to attempt to utilise energy generated from standstill traffic.

    North America,Editor's Picks,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Summary of UN climate talks COP22 in Marrakech
    Summary of UN climate talks COP22 in Marrakech 21 Nov 2016

    Two weeks ago, the UN climate talks – COP22 – started in Marrakech, gathering 200 countries to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  6. New green technology predicts solar power generation
    New green technology predicts solar power generation 10 Nov 2016

    A solar farm in Western Australia is developing a new way of predicting solar power generation, thanks to cloud-tracking cameras

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. UN climate talks start at COP22 in Marrakech
    UN climate talks start at COP22 in Marrakech 9 Nov 2016

    Last Tuesday, the UN’s climate talks have opened in Marrakech, with representatives from 196 countries focusing on the implementation of the Paris Agreement, under the stewardship of the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Salaheddine Mezouar

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  8. World first green sports development to be built in Dubai by Danish football star
    World first green sports development to be built in Dubai by Danish football star 3 Nov 2016

    A new facility called Green Sports Hub by Ebbe Sand and launched last night, will be built in Dubai in order to encourage increased sports tourism in the country.

    Middle East,Sports
  9. Morocco to raise $30bn for agriculture adaptation in Africa
    Morocco to raise $30bn for agriculture adaptation in Africa 1 Nov 2016

    A new initiative aims at mobilising US $30 billion to help the agriculture sector in African countries to adapt to climate change.

    Africa,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,COP 22
  10. Tesla launches roof tile solar panels
    Tesla launches roof tile solar panels 1 Nov 2016

    Automaker and energy storage company, Tesla, has unveiled its latest energy product: solar roof tiles

    North America,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities

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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