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  1. US wind energy sector now employs 105,000 people
    US wind energy sector now employs 105,000 people 19 Apr 2018

    A new report has shone a light on the strong economic progress wind energy is making in the United States.

    North America,Sustainable Energy
  2. PGA golf tournament wins major sustainability trophy
    PGA golf tournament wins major sustainability trophy 17 Apr 2018

    One of the first events on the US PGA Tour has been awarded with a major sustainability distinction.

    North America,Sport
  3. Nature could help save $50bn in flood damages across US Gulf Coast
    Nature could help save $50bn in flood damages across US Gulf Coast 16 Apr 2018

    Scientists have found nature is the most cost-effective way of reducing the impacts of extreme weather events.

    North America,Policy
  4. LA Galaxy and MLS aim to fight plastic waste with recycled jersey
    LA Galaxy and MLS aim to fight plastic waste with recycled jersey 12 Apr 2018

    LA Galaxy is planning to switch focus off the field with a series of events to support sustainability initiatives in sport

    North America,Sport
  5. BP and Tesla to work on battery storage project at US wind farm
    BP and Tesla to work on battery storage project at US wind farm 11 Apr 2018

    BP has announced it will work with Tesla on a new pilot battery storage project at one of its US wind farms.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  6. Carbon tax is a win-win for climate and low-income households
    Carbon tax is a win-win for climate and low-income households 9 Apr 2018

    Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory have found significant co-benefits to setting a carbon tax in the United States.

    North America,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  7. NHL taking the lead on fighting climate change in hockey
    NHL taking the lead on fighting climate change in hockey 4 Apr 2018

    The National Hockey League (NHL) has launched its second report into how the game can increase its sustainability efforts and reduce the threats from a changing climate.

    North America,Sport
  8. Harvard board member calls for divestment from fossil fuels
    Harvard board member calls for divestment from fossil fuels 3 Apr 2018

    An outgoing board member of Harvard University has become the latest senior figure to call on the institution to divest from fossil fuels.

    North America,Finance
  9. US agency plans to downgrade fuel efficiency standards
    US agency plans to downgrade fuel efficiency standards 3 Apr 2018

    The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) in the US has announced plans to roll-back standards on greenhouse gas emissions introduced under President Obama.

    North America,Transport
  10. Ski resorts at risk from ‘dramatic decline’ in US snowpack
    Ski resorts at risk from ‘dramatic decline’ in US snowpack 28 Mar 2018

    The amount of snow found in parts of the western US has declined by up to 30 percent over the past century, putting increased strain on livelihoods and ski resorts.

    North America,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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