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  1. ‘No Paris Agreement, no EU trade deal’, says France to US
    ‘No Paris Agreement, no EU trade deal’, says France to US 5 Feb 2018

    The French minister for foreign affairs has stated that if the US administration follows through with the country’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement the negotiations about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTip) will not be successful.

    Europe,North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. UN urges investors to accelerate climate action
    UN urges investors to accelerate climate action 2 Feb 2018

    "If you are not a climate-aware investor, then you are fundamentally not doing your job," said Brian Deese from investment firm BlackRock.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Huge increase in electric vehicles charging in the US
    Huge increase in electric vehicles charging in the US 2 Feb 2018

    Americans are taking to their electric vehicles (EV) in droves, according to data released by charging network EVgo.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. IKEA invests in 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry
    IKEA invests in 25,000 acres of sustainable forestry 2 Feb 2018

    Swedish multinational IKEA has announced it is buying 25,000 acres of forest in the US state of Alabama.

    North America,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Vans headquarters in California recognised for tremendous sustainability
    Vans headquarters in California recognised for tremendous sustainability 1 Feb 2018

    Vans’ corporate headquarters located in Costa Mesa, California have received a LEED platinum certification- one of the highest standards for sustainable buildings in the world.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  6. California to have 5 million zero-emission vehicles on its roads by 2030
    California to have 5 million zero-emission vehicles on its roads by 2030 31 Jan 2018

    Governor Jerry Brown strikes again as a US climate leader after signing an executive order mandating the state of California to deploy at least 5 million zero-emission cars by 2030.

    North America,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Seahawks partner with Delta Air Lines to offset the team’s travel emissions
    Seahawks partner with Delta Air Lines to offset the team’s travel emissions 31 Jan 2018

    The Seattle Seahawks have partnered with Delta Airlines to offset all carbon emissions from the air miles the American football team travelled during the 2017 season.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. PGA Tour charts first steps into sustainability
    PGA Tour charts first steps into sustainability 31 Jan 2018

    The Professional Golf Association (PGA) in the United States has released its first report into the body’s social and environmental impact.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. New York plans massive offshore wind expansion
    New York plans massive offshore wind expansion 30 Jan 2018

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has today released plans to massively scale-up the state’s offshore wind industry over the next decade.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. First biofuel flight between US and Australia used mustard seeds
    First biofuel flight between US and Australia used mustard seeds 30 Jan 2018

    Qantas Airways achieved a world-first after completing the first ever US to Australia biofuels-fuelled flight managing to reduce carbon emissions by 7 percent.

    Oceania,North America,Sustainable Energy,Transport,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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