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  1. India announced as hosts of World Environment Day 2018
    India announced as hosts of World Environment Day 2018 19 Feb 2018

    The global celebrations will be used to raise awareness of plastic waste and find ways to reduce single-use plastics.

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate
    Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate 13 Feb 2018

    The Queen of the United Kingdom has reportedly banned plastic straws and bottles from being used across the various Royal homes and palaces.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe
    UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe 12 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) has announced new funding to support climate change programmes in Zimbabwe.

    Africa,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Connect climate change to real stories and people, says new UN guidance
    Connect climate change to real stories and people, says new UN guidance 9 Feb 2018

    The UN has produced new guidance for how its scientists should communicate the impacts of climate change.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Tourism in Australia can respond to climate challenges
    Tourism in Australia can respond to climate challenges 8 Feb 2018

    A new report from the Climate Council has highlighted both the threats and opportunities climate change poses for the tourism industry in Australia.

    Oceania,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Paris is considering suing the fossil fuel industry
    Paris is considering suing the fossil fuel industry 7 Feb 2018

    Following the recent damaging floods in Paris, city officials are exploring the possibility of suing fossil fuel companies, joining New York and other major American cities in the courtroom against oil and natural gas companies.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. ‘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
  8. Hackney and Islington councils to ban diesel vehicles during rush hours
    Hackney and Islington councils to ban diesel vehicles during rush hours 2 Feb 2018

    Hackney and Islington councils in London are currently consulting on a scheme to ban petrol and diesel vehicles from the area’s central streets during the peak commuter periods to mitigate air pollution levels.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Mayor of London launches £34 million energy efficiency and solar schemes
    Mayor of London launches £34 million energy efficiency and solar schemes 1 Feb 2018

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today launched new measures to tackle fuel poverty and improve energy efficiency in the UK’s capital.

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. 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

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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