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  1. UK University’s air-cleansing poetry reduces pollution
    UK University’s air-cleansing poetry reduces pollution 18 Jan 2017

    The University of Sheffield installation of a revolutionary air-cleansing poem has removed over two tonnes of nitrogen oxide from the air

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities
  2. Two big steps for sustainability in golf
    Two big steps for sustainability in golf 18 Jan 2017

    The Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Association (FEGGA) has developed a new strategy for sustainable golf course management and San Francisco’s Olympic Club has become the first club in North America to release a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report

    Europe,North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  3. French sporting organisations sign landmark Charter
    French sporting organisations sign landmark Charter 16 Jan 2017

    The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee has joined 20 of the largest sporting events in France in a shared commitment to deliver environmentally responsible and sustainable sporting events with the signing of a national Charter

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  4. 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
  5. Athens Airport achieves carbon neutral status
    Athens Airport achieves carbon neutral status 13 Jan 2017

    Athens International Airport is the 28th airport to achieve neutral status (Level 3+) in the Airports Council International (ACI)’s Airport Carbon Accreditation programme

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. UK investigates solar-powered trains’ feasibility
    UK investigates solar-powered trains’ feasibility 13 Jan 2017

    Imperial College London has partnered 10:10 – a climate change organisation – to investigate the use of solar panels along tracks to power electric trains

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. Wind turbines power Scotland for 4 days in a row
    Wind turbines power Scotland for 4 days in a row 11 Jan 2017

    Scotland’s wind turbines generated more electricity than was required to meet the country’s energy demands for 4 days in a row

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. Dutch public trains now powered entirely by wind
    Dutch public trains now powered entirely by wind 10 Jan 2017

    As of the beginning of 2017, all public transport trains in the Netherlands are being powered entirely by renewable energy sources, namely wind power

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. New plans to pedestrianise the centre of Paris
    New plans to pedestrianise the centre of Paris 10 Jan 2017

    The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has revealed plans to restrict traffic and pedestrianise the city centre

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. Spain announces 3 GW renewables auction
    Spain announces 3 GW renewables auction 6 Jan 2017

    The Spanish government has announced plans to hold a new renewable energy project auction with a capacity of up to 3 GW, in 2017

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23

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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