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  1. Unique conservation deal creates massive new marine parks in the Seychelles
    Unique conservation deal creates massive new marine parks in the Seychelles 22 Feb 2018

    The Seychelles has announced it has established vast new marine protected areas in the size of Great Britain.

    Africa,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. UK Government loses latest court case on reducing air pollution
    UK Government loses latest court case on reducing air pollution 21 Feb 2018

    The UK Government has lost its third court case on tackling air pollution when a High Court judge today ruled its current plans as “seriously flawed” and “unlawful”.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. We are not taxing harmful emissions enough, says OECD
    We are not taxing harmful emissions enough, says OECD 15 Feb 2018

    New data from the Organisation of Economic and Co-operative Development (OECD) has shown that global taxes are currently insufficient to combat climate change.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Prince of Wales urges immediate action to protect coral reefs
    Prince of Wales urges immediate action to protect coral reefs 15 Feb 2018

    The United Kingdom’s Prince of Wales has spoken of the need for a “rallying cry for action” to stop the decline of the world’s coral reefs.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. India’s entire forest and tree cover grows by 1% in two years
    India’s entire forest and tree cover grows by 1% in two years 14 Feb 2018

    Almost one quarter of India is now covered by either forests or trees, according to new data published by the government.

    Asia,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Carlsberg on target to reach zero carbon emissions
    Carlsberg on target to reach zero carbon emissions 13 Feb 2018

    Danish brewers Carlsberg are on track to meet their ambitious goal of reducing carbon emissions to zero by 2030.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. New vertical forest to be built in Eindhoven
    New vertical forest to be built in Eindhoven 12 Feb 2018

    The Dutch city of Eindhoven will play host to new apartments designed to provide a model for sustainable residential buildings.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Tourism in Australia can respond to climate challenges
    Tourism in Australia can respond to climate challenges 8 Feb 2018

    A new report from the Climate Council has highlighted both the threats and opportunities climate change poses for the tourism industry in Australia.

    Oceania,Policy,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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