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  1. UK carbon emissions fall as renewable energy soars
    UK carbon emissions fall as renewable energy soars 21 Feb 2018

    The UK’s electricity sector is continuing to change at an astonishing rate with fossil fuels in decline, while renewable energy tops new heights.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. IKEA offers UK customers 100% renewable energy tariff
    IKEA offers UK customers 100% renewable energy tariff 21 Feb 2018

    IKEA has decided to enter the energy market and is claiming it can save people £300 on their energy bill.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping
    New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping 20 Feb 2018

    The Dutch bank ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced a serious boost towards greening the shipping industry.

    Europe,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change”
    Food insecurity in Africa is “very strongly related to climate change” 20 Feb 2018

    The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN has warned that hunger in Africa is being made worse by the impacts of climate change.

    Africa,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Sweden on course to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant
    Sweden on course to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant 20 Feb 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has recently approved a loan that will help a Swedish company build an innovative battery factory.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. The EU can double its renewable energy use by 2030
    The EU can double its renewable energy use by 2030 20 Feb 2018

    A new report has highlighted how the European Union can double its current renewable energy consumption and save billions of euros.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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