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  1. Bertrand Piccard expresses support for Formula E
    Bertrand Piccard expresses support for Formula E 8 Dec 2016

    Initiator and Pilot of Solar Impulse, Bertrand Piccard, publically announced his support for Formula E at the Supercharged show this week

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  2. Korea targets emission reductions
    Korea targets emission reductions 7 Dec 2016

    On Tuesday, the Korean government announced mid and long-term action plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the country.

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  3. Google to be powered by 100% renewables from 2017
    Google to be powered by 100% renewables from 2017 7 Dec 2016

    Internet and tech giant Google has announced that all its data centres and offices will be powered fully by renewable energy from next year.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  4. 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
  5. 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

    Europe,Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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.

    COP 21,Carbon Reduction,Agriculture,Sustainable Energy,Policy,Europe
  10. 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

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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