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  1. London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory
    London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory 22 Mar 2017

    London’s iconic black cabs are going green with the opening of a £300 million electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing plant

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  2. Port of Amsterdam to be coal-free by 2030
    Port of Amsterdam to be coal-free by 2030 16 Mar 2017

    The major European shipping hub plans to diversify away from coal by 2030, under a new sustainability strategy revealed on Wednesday 15 March

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  3. Barcelona to ban old polluting cars in 2019
    Barcelona to ban old polluting cars in 2019 13 Mar 2017

    Barcelona will begin banning cars older than 20 years on weekdays in 2019 in a bid to curb the city’s air pollution problems

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. London launches first low emission bus zone
    London launches first low emission bus zone 13 Mar 2017

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched the first of twelve low-emission bus zones (LEBZ) in a bid to curb air pollution

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Beijing’s 67,000 taxis to go electric
    Beijing’s 67,000 taxis to go electric 3 Mar 2017

    Plans have been announced to replace Beijing’s 67,000 petrol powered taxis with electric vehicles (EVs), in a bid to combat the capital’s crippling air pollution

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  6. Nepal bans old vehicles in Kathmandu to combat air pollution
    Nepal bans old vehicles in Kathmandu to combat air pollution 1 Mar 2017

    Around 2,500 old vehicles have been banned in Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, in a bid to curb the high levels of air pollution in the city

    Asia,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. Stuttgart in Germany to ban diesel cars during times of high air pollution
    Stuttgart in Germany to ban diesel cars during times of high air pollution 23 Feb 2017

    The city of Stuttgart in Germany will impose bans on diesel vehicles during periods of high-pollution beginning in 2018, according to state officials

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. Singapore unveils new carbon tax to curb emissions
    Singapore unveils new carbon tax to curb emissions 21 Feb 2017

    Singapore has announced a new carbon tax which will come into force by 2019, with initial prices set between US$7 and US$14 per tonne of emissions

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles
    London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles 20 Feb 2017

    Older, more polluting cars will have to pay an extra £10 charge to drive in central London’s congestion charge zone from 23 October, the city’s mayor has said

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  10. Two more U.S. cities to go 100% renewable
    Two more U.S. cities to go 100% renewable 20 Feb 2017

    Pueblo, Colorado, and Moab, Utah, have become the 22nd and 23rd cities in the United States to commit to 100 per cent renewable energy targets

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23

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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