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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. “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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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