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  1. Electric vehicle charging points in the US grow ten-fold since 2011
    Electric vehicle charging points in the US grow ten-fold since 2011 2 Nov 2017

    There are now over 50,000 charging points in the US, according to a report released this week by the Electric Vehicle Charging Association (EVCA) on the state of California’s EV charging industry.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. The US signs an agreement with Denmark to boost cooperation on offshore wind
    The US signs an agreement with Denmark to boost cooperation on offshore wind 1 Nov 2017

    In an unexpected turn of events, the US and Denmark have signed a new cooperation agreement to further the expansion of offshore wind in North America.

    Europe,North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Canadian province Manitoba publishes its Climate and Green Plan
    Canadian province Manitoba publishes its Climate and Green Plan 30 Oct 2017

    On Friday, Manitoba’s Government published its proposed Climate and Green Plan outlining its 2018-2022 strategy to fight climate change, including a contentious carbon pricing policy at $25 per tonne.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Richard Branson leads green energy plan to rebuild the post-hurricane Caribbean
    Richard Branson leads green energy plan to rebuild the post-hurricane Caribbean 30 Oct 2017

    The multi-billionaire founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson aims to lead the post-hurricane rebuilding effort in the Caribbean islands, possibly including debt relief negotiation efforts led by the International Monetary Fund.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Kansas City Airport deploys fully electric buses for passengers
    Kansas City Airport deploys fully electric buses for passengers 27 Oct 2017

    Kansas City Airport has become the first airport to introduce fully electric shuttle buses to serve passengers across its airport facilities.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. We Are Still In coalition outlines its COP23 plans
    We Are Still In coalition outlines its COP23 plans 27 Oct 2017

    This week, the We Are Still In coalition announced its big plans for the upcoming 23rd Conference of the Parties as an indication of robust support for the UN climate talks.

    Europe,North America,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  7. Seattle Seahawks celebrates sustainability at CenturyLink Field
    Seattle Seahawks celebrates sustainability at CenturyLink Field 27 Oct 2017

    The Seattle Seahawks has created a special initiative to celebrate the ongoing sustainability efforts at their home stadium CenturyLink Field, by serving fans 6,000 pounds of locally sourced cut potatoes.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,Sport
  8. US Ski & Snowboard commits to sustainability and climate action
    US Ski & Snowboard commits to sustainability and climate action 26 Oct 2017

    US Ski & Snowboard, a national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding, has issued an official statement pledging its commitment to sustainability and addressing climate change through adopting a series of guiding principles to preserve winter sports.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. IKEA launches a mattress recycling programme
    IKEA launches a mattress recycling programme 25 Oct 2017

    IKEA has launched a national mattress recycling programme in the US, as part of its People and Planet Positive Sustainability strategy, aiming to reduce landfill waste and give more value to natural resources used as raw materials.

    North America,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Indigenous people are more involved in community renewable energy projects than ever
    Indigenous people are more involved in community renewable energy projects than ever 25 Oct 2017

    Lumos Energy, a Canadian clean energy advisor to indigenous communities released a new report where it found that clean energy projects with participation from indigenous communities have steeply increased during the past 10 years.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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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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