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  1. Theresa May unveils £140 million funding for climate vulnerable nations
    Theresa May unveils £140 million funding for climate vulnerable nations 12 Dec 2017

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced new climate change policies to help vulnerable nations affected by climate change, declaring that it’s Britain’s duty to assist.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Leading economists and major corporations call for the end of fossil fuel investments
    Leading economists and major corporations call for the end of fossil fuel investments 11 Dec 2017

    More than 80 leading economists from 20 countries have signed a Declaration on Climate Finance urging for an immediate end to investment in new fossil fuel projects and a dramatic increase in renewable energy investment.

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Germany is the world’s leading nation for recycling
    Germany is the world’s leading nation for recycling 11 Dec 2017

    According to new research, Germany is the leading nation for recycling in the world, followed closely by Wales and Singapore.

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Over 200 nations sign declaration on clean air and plastic pollution
    Over 200 nations sign declaration on clean air and plastic pollution 8 Dec 2017

    During the recent UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi, more than 200 countries pledged to eradicate pollution on the planet, committing their countries to honour efforts to prevent, mitigate and manage the dangerous levels of pollution affecting the ecosystem and the health of billions of people around the world.

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Barack Obama applauds US cities and states at the first North American Climate Summit
    Barack Obama applauds US cities and states at the first North American Climate Summit 7 Dec 2017

    During the launch of the first-ever North American Climate Summit, former President Barack Obama endorsed America’s Pledge and the newly launched Chicago Climate Charter praising bottom up climate action as the new face of American leadership on climate change.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. US Government disbands panel on climate resilience in cities
    US Government disbands panel on climate resilience in cities 6 Dec 2017

    On Monday, it was announced that the panel responsible for advising cities and communities on climate resilience and adaptation in the US will be disbanded.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. New York dedicates $3.5 million on research to accelerate the use of electric vehicles
    New York dedicates $3.5 million on research to accelerate the use of electric vehicles 5 Dec 2017

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a $3.5 million investment for innovative research and development proposals to scale-up the deployment of electric vehicles and minimise barriers to this technology.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. London to increase public water fountains to reduce plastic pollution
    London to increase public water fountains to reduce plastic pollution 4 Dec 2017

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan has proposed the deployment of free water fountains and bottle refill stations across London to reduce consumption of single-use plastic bottles.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. The European Union sets ambitious renewable energy and efficiency targets
    The European Union sets ambitious renewable energy and efficiency targets 30 Nov 2017

    The European Union has voted to increase its binding targets on both energy efficiency and renewable energy, sending a signal to member states to scale-up clean energy policies.

    Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan
    Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan 30 Nov 2017

    Liverpool City Council has released a new strategy to cut emissions and tackle air pollution in the city, which includes the installation of EV charging stations and the creation of a ‘Clean Air Zone’.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

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