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  1. European supermarkets replace sticky labels with “natural branding”
    European supermarkets replace sticky labels with “natural branding” 16 Jan 2017

    The UK retailer Marks and Spencer has joined other supermarkets in Europe, including Dutch supplier Nature & More, in their efforts to reduce packaging by removing sticky labels on fruit and vegetables

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  2. Aruba targets 100% renewables by 2020
    Aruba targets 100% renewables by 2020 19 Dec 2016

    South Caribbean island, Aruba, has pledged to transition to 100 per cent renewable electricity within the next four years.

    South America,Antarctica,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  3. 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
  4. Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22
    Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22 22 Nov 2016

    COP22 side-event brings together influential private and public players who seek to realise the Paris Agreement’s ambitions

    Africa,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  5. 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
  6. Zara creates first ‘green clothing’ collection
    Zara creates first ‘green clothing’ collection 27 Sep 2016

    Spanish clothing and accessories retailer Zara has launched a new Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection made from sustainable materials.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. UK plans to ban food waste
    UK plans to ban food waste 26 Sep 2016

    The UK government is currently considering legislation to stop the food waste crisis in Britain.

    Europe,Policy,Agriculture
  8. Costa Rica runs on 100% renewables for 2 months
    Costa Rica runs on 100% renewables for 2 months 9 Sep 2016

    A new report from the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean has shown that Costa Rica ran on 100 per cent renewable energy for 76 days straight between June and August this year.

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  9. Greenpeace campaign reduces Amazon deforestation by 86%
    Greenpeace campaign reduces Amazon deforestation by 86% 27 Jul 2016

    Amazon deforestation due to soy production has fallen 86 per cent in the last decade as a result of Greenpeace’s Soy Moratorium.

    South America,Policy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  10. Google and UN launch new online platform for climate action
    Google and UN launch new online platform for climate action 25 Jul 2016

    The United Nations has unveiled new software, developed in partnership with Google, to help tackle climate change, deforestation and food production issues

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction

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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