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  1. Hawaiian bill proposes 100% renewable fuel target
    Hawaiian bill proposes 100% renewable fuel target 19 Jan 2017

    The new bill – which was introduced to the State Legislature on Wednesday – sets the target of using 100 per cent renewable fuel for all forms of ground transportation by 2045

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund
    Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund 18 Jan 2017

    In one of his final acts as president, Barack Obama has signed over half a billion dollars to the United Nations Green Climate Fund

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  3. 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
  4. NFL charity “Waterboys” brings water to East Africa
    NFL charity “Waterboys” brings water to East Africa 12 Jan 2017

    New England Patriots Defensive End Chris Long founded “Waterboys” to unite NFL players from across the league in order to supply water to East Africa

    Africa,North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  5. Culp appointed LA 2024 Exec Director of Sustainability & Legacy
    Culp appointed LA 2024 Exec Director of Sustainability & Legacy 9 Jan 2017

    Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced the appointment of former Los Angeles County Chief Deputy Chief Executive Officer Brence Culp as Executive Director of Sustainability and Legacy

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  6. New stations charge EVs in under 15 minutes
    New stations charge EVs in under 15 minutes 6 Jan 2017

    ChargePoint’s new stations are capable of delivering up to 400 kW to a single vehicle, charging vehicles in less than 15 minutes

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Transport
  7. Building on the legacy of the ‘green’ Super Bowl
    Building on the legacy of the ‘green’ Super Bowl 5 Jan 2017

    In Houston, the NFL is offsetting the energy consumed at the game by helping to plant trees

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  8. Las Vegas' municipal infrastructure is powered entirely by renewables
    Las Vegas' municipal infrastructure is powered entirely by renewables 22 Dec 2016

    The city of Las Vegas has become the largest US city to rely solely on renewable energy for its facilities, from government buildings to streetlights

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  9. Obama Introduces Off-Limits Ocean Drilling Areas
    Obama Introduces Off-Limits Ocean Drilling Areas 21 Dec 2016

    President Obama has indefinitely blocked offshore drilling in areas of the Arctic and Atlantic Ocean.

    North America,Antarctica,Arctic,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  10. California sets computer energy efficiency limits
    California sets computer energy efficiency limits 19 Dec 2016

    The California state energy commission has announced its adoption of efficiency standards for computers and monitors.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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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