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  1. Plans released to transform London into a zero-carbon city
    Plans released to transform London into a zero-carbon city 11 May 2018

    Ambitious plans have been released this week which seek to transform London into one of the world’s greenest cities.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  2. New York City’s Central Park will soon become entirely car-free
    New York City’s Central Park will soon become entirely car-free 25 Apr 2018

    In a historic decision, the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, has ruled that Central Park will become permanently out of bounds for vehicles.

    North America,Smart Cities
  3. World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam
    World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam 1 Mar 2018

    This week saw the opening of a unique store in the Netherlands where items on its aisles are completely free from plastic packaging.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. The Mayor of London wants to create zero-emission zones across the whole city
    The Mayor of London wants to create zero-emission zones across the whole city 1 Mar 2018

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has outlined new details to transform London’s transport system over the next 25 years.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. UN Environment and WHO to fight climate change side by side
    UN Environment and WHO to fight climate change side by side 29 Jan 2018

    UN Environment and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have signed a new agreement to combat major development issues around the world, including air pollution, climate change, water quality, food and nutrition.

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. University of Cambridge installs 1,500 solar panels on new campus
    University of Cambridge installs 1,500 solar panels on new campus 26 Jan 2018

    The University of Cambridge has improved its sustainability credentials with the announcement that it has completed a large solar array on its new campus.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Water industry launches scheme to cut plastic waste in England
    Water industry launches scheme to cut plastic waste in England 25 Jan 2018

    The water industry is joining a campaign to cut plastic use by creating a network of new refill stations. The scheme aims to provide stations for free in every major city and town in England by 2021.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Nijmegen wins award for Europe’s greenest city
    Nijmegen wins award for Europe’s greenest city 23 Jan 2018

    The Dutch city of Nijmegen has been announced as this year’s winner of the European Green Capital award.

    Europe,Smart Cities,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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