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  1. World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature
    World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature 1 Jun 2017

    World Environment Day – which is observed on 5 June every year across the globe – is the largest annual event for positive environmental action

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. Singapore & Denmark partner to develop smart city innovations
    Singapore & Denmark partner to develop smart city innovations 24 May 2017

    Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore and the Danish Consortium, Smart City World Labs, have forged a joint initiative to spur green innovation to help mitigate the impact of climate change

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities
  3. Formula E & UN Environment partner to reduce inner-city air pollution
    Formula E & UN Environment partner to reduce inner-city air pollution 23 May 2017

    The world’s first fully-electric racing series and UN Environment have joined forces to launch a global partnership to improve inner-city air quality, through the support of alternative energy solutions and uptake of electric vehicles (EVs)

    Worldwide,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sport
  4. BMW to expand electro-mobility options in Hamburg
    BMW to expand electro-mobility options in Hamburg 18 May 2017

    BMW Group and the city of Hamburg have announced a strategic partnership to provide electro-mobility options all across the German city

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  5. Atlanta becomes the 27th US city to commit to 100% renewables
    Atlanta becomes the 27th US city to commit to 100% renewables 2 May 2017

    Atlanta lawmakers passed a resolution on Monday 1 May to pursue 100 per cent renewable energy sources, including wind and solar, to power the city by 2035

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  6. Transport for London to invest £18 million in EV infrastructure
    Transport for London to invest £18 million in EV infrastructure 28 Apr 2017

    Transport for London (TfL) is dedicating £18 million towards the upgrading of the capital’s power grids, which will enable energy companies to install 300 electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations by 2020

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. Albuquerque’s city buildings to host $25 million worth of solar
    Albuquerque’s city buildings to host $25 million worth of solar 18 Apr 2017

    New Mexico's most populous city has committed over $25 million towards the installation of solar panels on the city’s buildings over the next two years

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  8. London accelerates plans for Ultra Low Emission Zone
    London accelerates plans for Ultra Low Emission Zone 12 Apr 2017

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that the capital’s introduction of an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will now come into force in April 2019, instead of in September 2020

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  9. Government buildings transition to renewables in Chicago
    Government buildings transition to renewables in Chicago 10 Apr 2017

    Over 900 municipal buildings in Chicago will transition to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025, under new mayoral plan

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  10. Sydney implements new net zero emissions plan
    Sydney implements new net zero emissions plan 7 Apr 2017

    The City of Sydney has accelerated its adoption of a new strategy that will help the city achieve net zero emissions by 2050

    Oceania,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction

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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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