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  1. Iceland becomes the first major retailer to phase out plastic packaging
    Iceland becomes the first major retailer to phase out plastic packaging 16 Jan 2018

    In a first-mover action, Iceland has announced its plans to replace plastic packaging from all its own-branded products by 2023, signalling a plastic-free future.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. London breathes cleanest January air for 10 years
    London breathes cleanest January air for 10 years 15 Jan 2018

    In a symbolic victory, London has managed to maintain within its legal limits for nitrogen dioxide (NO2) air pollution during the initial two weeks of January.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. 250,000 trees to be planted under ‘Hurricane Tree Recovery Campaign’
    250,000 trees to be planted under ‘Hurricane Tree Recovery Campaign’ 22 Dec 2017

    US-based telecommunications company Verizon has pledged to plant more than 250,000 trees in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico as part of its tree restoration efforts in the areas affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

    North America,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. UN Environment, nrg4SD and ICLEI worked together at climate talks to fight air pollution
    UN Environment, nrg4SD and ICLEI worked together at climate talks to fight air pollution 14 Nov 2017

    During the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF), Climate Action partnered with international organisations to bring together city Mayors and regional governments to discuss ways to tackle air pollution.

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  5. Climate Action publication launched in Bonn
    Climate Action publication launched in Bonn 13 Nov 2017

    On Monday, the 11th edition of the Climate Action publication was launched, where the world’s leading sustainability thinkers and policymakers provide detailed insights on the pathway to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Climate markets have huge potential, says International Finance Corporation
    Climate markets have huge potential, says International Finance Corporation 2 Nov 2017

    A new report from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) highlights the “myriad” opportunities that exist for private companies and investors to get involved in climate finance.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Richard Branson leads green energy plan to rebuild the post-hurricane Caribbean
    Richard Branson leads green energy plan to rebuild the post-hurricane Caribbean 30 Oct 2017

    The multi-billionaire founder of Virgin Group Richard Branson aims to lead the post-hurricane rebuilding effort in the Caribbean islands, possibly including debt relief negotiation efforts led by the International Monetary Fund.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. IKEA launches a mattress recycling programme
    IKEA launches a mattress recycling programme 25 Oct 2017

    IKEA has launched a national mattress recycling programme in the US, as part of its People and Planet Positive Sustainability strategy, aiming to reduce landfill waste and give more value to natural resources used as raw materials.

    North America,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Paris plans to ban all petrol and diesel fuelled cars by 2030
    Paris plans to ban all petrol and diesel fuelled cars by 2030 13 Oct 2017

    According to Reuters, the Paris City Hall announced on Thursday that it plans to introduce a petrol and diesel phase-out plan in Paris by 2030, as a way to tackle significantly high levels of air pollution.

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Oxford to set up world’s first zero emissions zone
    Oxford to set up world’s first zero emissions zone 13 Oct 2017

    Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have jointly proposed the establishment of a Zero Emission Zone in Oxford City by banning petrol and diesel vehicles ban from parts of the city centre.

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,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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