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  1. 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
  2. 13 top universities form ‘Climate Change Coalition’
    13 top universities form ‘Climate Change Coalition’ 7 Feb 2018

    Leading universities across North America have launched the ‘University Climate Change Coalition’ to leverage their research and resources to spur local climate action.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. The University of Edinburgh divests from fossil fuels
    The University of Edinburgh divests from fossil fuels 6 Feb 2018

    The University of Edinburgh has announced it will phase out investment in fossil fuels within 3 years making it the largest UK university endowment fund to abandon the fossil fuels industry.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Multinational firms with $1.3 trillion in revenue invest in circular economy
    Multinational firms with $1.3 trillion in revenue invest in circular economy 6 Feb 2018

    A new global initiative to foster the circular economy principles backed from more than 30 international companies is set to make 2018 the year of circular economy’s shine.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. The University of Bristol divests from the worst carbon polluters
    The University of Bristol divests from the worst carbon polluters 5 Feb 2018

    The University of Bristol has announced that it has successfully divested a majority of its holdings in the most carbon intensive sectors.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. The University of Birmingham wins sustainability award
    The University of Birmingham wins sustainability award 2 Feb 2018

    The University of Birmingham was recognised for its green initiatives across its campuses and the carbon emissions targets it achieved 3 years early than initially planned.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Vans headquarters in California recognised for tremendous sustainability
    Vans headquarters in California recognised for tremendous sustainability 1 Feb 2018

    Vans’ corporate headquarters located in Costa Mesa, California have received a LEED platinum certification- one of the highest standards for sustainable buildings in the world.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. Major shipping company tests solar for cargo ships
    Major shipping company tests solar for cargo ships 1 Feb 2018

    A new partnership between Eco Marine Power (EMP) and the Japanese ship owner Hisafuku Kisen K.K. of Onomichi will test the world’s first integrated rigid sail and solar power system for ships.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Seahawks partner with Delta Air Lines to offset the team’s travel emissions
    Seahawks partner with Delta Air Lines to offset the team’s travel emissions 31 Jan 2018

    The Seattle Seahawks have partnered with Delta Airlines to offset all carbon emissions from the air miles the American football team travelled during the 2017 season.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. PwC sets new emissions and renewables targets for 2022
    PwC sets new emissions and renewables targets for 2022 30 Jan 2018

    PwC UK has published a new report on the environmental progress it has made since 2007 while also setting new, more ambitious emissions targets for 2022.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment 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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