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  1. Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City to ban diesel cars from city centres
    Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City to ban diesel cars from city centres 5 Dec 2016

    On Friday 2 December, Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City have announced at the C40 conference of mayors on climate change held in Mexico their plans to ban diesel vehicles from their centres by 2025

    Europe,South America,Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Budapest 2024 asserts sustainability commitment at Water Summit 2016
    Budapest 2024 asserts sustainability commitment at Water Summit 2016 5 Dec 2016

    On 28 and 30 November during the Water Summit 2016 held in the capital of Hungary, Budapest, Olympic bid Budapest 2024 talked about their sustainability commitment

    Sports,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Worldwide,Europe
  3. EU on track to meet 2020 energy targets
    EU on track to meet 2020 energy targets 5 Dec 2016

    On 1 December, the European Environment Agency (EEA) announced that the European Union was on track to reach the renewable energy and emissions cuts targets fixed for 2020

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  4. World’s largest solar plant opened in India
    World’s largest solar plant opened in India 2 Dec 2016

    The world’s largest solar plant has been unveiled by the Adani Group in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu, in the south of India

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. London’s first hydrogen double-decker bus
    London’s first hydrogen double-decker bus 1 Dec 2016

    On 30 November, the Mayor of London introduced London’s first zero-emissions double decker bus at the London Bus Summit.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  6. New EU energy plans
    New EU energy plans 1 Dec 2016

    On 30 November 2016, the European Commission announced plans to cut energy usage by 30 per cent by 2030 to meet Europe’s Paris Agreement commitments.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  7. UK supermarkets to ban plastic cotton buds
    UK supermarkets to ban plastic cotton buds 1 Dec 2016

    Cotton buds made of plastic will be banned by the two largest supermarkets in the United Kingdom – Tesco and Sainsbury’s

    Europe,Policy
  8. Sustainability: a crucial topic for sporting goods consumers
    Sustainability: a crucial topic for sporting goods consumers 30 Nov 2016

    German market research company Konzept & Markt recently released a study on “The consumer’s perspective on transforming the sports goods market”

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  9. More bicycles than cars in Copenhagen for the first time
    More bicycles than cars in Copenhagen for the first time 30 Nov 2016

    Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark, is now home to more bikes than cars.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. Solar roads to be commercialised in 2018
    Solar roads to be commercialised in 2018 30 Nov 2016

    Colas SA – owned by the French engineering group Bouygues – has announced plans to commercialise solar panel roads at the beginning of 2018

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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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