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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Asda sets out new plans to reduce plastic waste
    Asda sets out new plans to reduce plastic waste 7 Feb 2018

    Asda, one of the UK’s largest food retailers, has become the latest supermarket to announce immediate plans to reduce plastic waste in its stores.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Climate change is threatening the future of UK sport
    Climate change is threatening the future of UK sport 7 Feb 2018

    A new report released today has highlighted the damaging impact climate change is already having on some of the UK’s most beloved sports.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport

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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