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  1. Church of England tells Christians to go plastic free for Lent
    Church of England tells Christians to go plastic free for Lent 16 Feb 2018

    The Church of England has marked the start of the Lent festival by challenging Christians to use less plastic during the 40-day period.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Nordic countries ushering in new era of green finance
    Nordic countries ushering in new era of green finance 16 Feb 2018

    Scandinavia has long been known for its progressive tendencies, and this is particularly true when it comes to recognising climate change’s threats and opportunities.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Floating wind farm powers through Scottish winter
    Floating wind farm powers through Scottish winter 16 Feb 2018

    The world’s first floating offshore wind farm has performed better than expected after its initial three months of operation.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate
    Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate 13 Feb 2018

    The Queen of the United Kingdom has reportedly banned plastic straws and bottles from being used across the various Royal homes and palaces.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. UK rail stations latest to introduce free drinking water
    UK rail stations latest to introduce free drinking water 13 Feb 2018

    Network Rail, the public body which manages the UK’s rail infrastructure, has announced plans to provide free drinking water across all of its railway stations.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. 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
  7. Manchester City continues to show climate leadership in sport
    Manchester City continues to show climate leadership in sport 12 Feb 2018

    Manchester City football club has announced it is joining the Show the Love campaign, designed to raise awareness of environmental issues in local communities.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. British Royal Family to host sustainable fashion project
    British Royal Family to host sustainable fashion project 8 Feb 2018

    The UK’s royal family will take part in an upcoming fashion initiative to celebrate sustainable clothing by designers from nations of the Commonwealth.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Eurostar to drastically reduce plastic waste under new sustainability targets
    Eurostar to drastically reduce plastic waste under new sustainability targets 8 Feb 2018

    Eurostar, the high-speed train operator between the UK and mainland Europe, has set itself a new 10-point plan to fully incorporate sustainability into its business.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Paris is considering suing the fossil fuel industry
    Paris is considering suing the fossil fuel industry 7 Feb 2018

    Following the recent damaging floods in Paris, city officials are exploring the possibility of suing fossil fuel companies, joining New York and other major American cities in the courtroom against oil and natural gas companies.

    Europe,Policy,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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