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  1. Sustainability at the heart of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
    Sustainability at the heart of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics 19 Jan 2017

    Beijing 2022 is set to be the most environmentally friendly Winter Olympic Games yet

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  2. UK University’s air-cleansing poetry reduces pollution
    UK University’s air-cleansing poetry reduces pollution 18 Jan 2017

    The University of Sheffield installation of a revolutionary air-cleansing poem has removed over two tonnes of nitrogen oxide from the air

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities
  3. French sporting organisations sign landmark Charter
    French sporting organisations sign landmark Charter 16 Jan 2017

    The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee has joined 20 of the largest sporting events in France in a shared commitment to deliver environmentally responsible and sustainable sporting events with the signing of a national Charter

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  4. Athens Airport achieves carbon neutral status
    Athens Airport achieves carbon neutral status 13 Jan 2017

    Athens International Airport is the 28th airport to achieve neutral status (Level 3+) in the Airports Council International (ACI)’s Airport Carbon Accreditation programme

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. United Arab Emirates sets sights on 50% clean energy target
    United Arab Emirates sets sights on 50% clean energy target 12 Jan 2017

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to invest $163bn in projects to generate half of the nation's power needs from renewables

    Middle East,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. Argentina to secure 50 new electric buses
    Argentina to secure 50 new electric buses 12 Jan 2017

    The China-based electric vehicle manufacturer BYD has secured a new contract to supply Argentina with 50 electric buses

    South America,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. New plans to pedestrianise the centre of Paris
    New plans to pedestrianise the centre of Paris 10 Jan 2017

    The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has revealed plans to restrict traffic and pedestrianise the city centre

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  8. Culp appointed LA 2024 Exec Director of Sustainability & Legacy
    Culp appointed LA 2024 Exec Director of Sustainability & Legacy 9 Jan 2017

    Los Angeles’ bid for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced the appointment of former Los Angeles County Chief Deputy Chief Executive Officer Brence Culp as Executive Director of Sustainability and Legacy

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  9. Las Vegas' municipal infrastructure is powered entirely by renewables
    Las Vegas' municipal infrastructure is powered entirely by renewables 22 Dec 2016

    The city of Las Vegas has become the largest US city to rely solely on renewable energy for its facilities, from government buildings to streetlights

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  10. Compulsory “clean stickers” for vehicles in Paris
    Compulsory “clean stickers” for vehicles in Paris 12 Dec 2016

    Paris has passed a new regulation which requires vehicles to display a “clean sticker” indicating the cleanliness of the vehicle in high pollution areas

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction

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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