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  1. 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
  2. New UN report aims to promote the cross-benefits of farming and forestry
    New UN report aims to promote the cross-benefits of farming and forestry 19 Jul 2016

    On 18 July, for the start of World Forest Week, the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) released a new report focusing on how agriculture and forestry can improve food security

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  3. UN launches 'go wild for life' campaign for WED 2016
    UN launches 'go wild for life' campaign for WED 2016 7 Jun 2016

    The UN launched its 'go wild for life' initiative on Sunday as part of World Environment Day celebrations

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  4. Angola hosts World Environment Day 2016
    Angola hosts World Environment Day 2016 6 Jun 2016

    UN environment chief met Angolan officials on Sunday to celebrate World Environment Day 2016 and address environmental challenges

    Africa,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  5. China launches action plan to combat soil pollution
    China launches action plan to combat soil pollution 2 Jun 2016

    China released a new action plan on Tuesday aimed at curbing soil pollution by 2020 and improving soil quality by 2030

    Asia,Policy,Agriculture
  6. Norway commits to zero deforestation
    Norway commits to zero deforestation 27 May 2016

    Norway has become the first country in the world to commit to zero deforestation

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  7. UNEP launches landmark report at UN Environment Assembly
    UNEP launches landmark report at UN Environment Assembly 23 May 2016

    Environmental impacts are responsible for nearly 25 per cent of all deaths, according to a new study published by UNEP

    Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  8. Helen Clark calls for action on land rights for forest communities
    Helen Clark calls for action on land rights for forest communities 18 May 2016

    Former Prime Minister of New Zealand said a global push to reform land rights for indigenous communities offers a unique opportunity to eradicate poverty

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  9. Red Cross commits $110m to drought projects in Africa
    Red Cross commits $110m to drought projects in Africa 17 May 2016

    The IFRC has pledged $110m to support a new programme to assist drought-stricken countries in southern African

    Africa,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  10. Thailand to shut only gold mine over environmental complaints
    Thailand to shut only gold mine over environmental complaints 11 May 2016

    Thailand will close its only active gold mine by the end 2016 after serious environmental concerns were raised

    Asia,Policy,Agriculture

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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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