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  1. Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions
    Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions 16 Feb 2018

    US researchers have found that using drones instead of truck deliveries could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Church of England tells Christians to go plastic free for Lent
    Church of England tells Christians to go plastic free for Lent 16 Feb 2018

    The Church of England has marked the start of the Lent festival by challenging Christians to use less plastic during the 40-day period.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Floating wind farm powers through Scottish winter
    Floating wind farm powers through Scottish winter 16 Feb 2018

    The world’s first floating offshore wind farm has performed better than expected after its initial three months of operation.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Renewables now provide 18% of US electricity
    Renewables now provide 18% of US electricity 15 Feb 2018

    A new report has found that the United States now sources almost one-fifth of all its power from renewable energy.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Prince of Wales urges immediate action to protect coral reefs
    Prince of Wales urges immediate action to protect coral reefs 15 Feb 2018

    The United Kingdom’s Prince of Wales has spoken of the need for a “rallying cry for action” to stop the decline of the world’s coral reefs.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. India’s entire forest and tree cover grows by 1% in two years
    India’s entire forest and tree cover grows by 1% in two years 14 Feb 2018

    Almost one quarter of India is now covered by either forests or trees, according to new data published by the government.

    Asia,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Sustainable agriculture provides a lifeline to Mali’s women
    Sustainable agriculture provides a lifeline to Mali’s women 14 Feb 2018

    Agriculture is often a key route out of poverty for many in developing countries, especially among women.

    Africa,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Carlsberg on target to reach zero carbon emissions
    Carlsberg on target to reach zero carbon emissions 13 Feb 2018

    Danish brewers Carlsberg are on track to meet their ambitious goal of reducing carbon emissions to zero by 2030.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate
    Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate 13 Feb 2018

    The Queen of the United Kingdom has reportedly banned plastic straws and bottles from being used across the various Royal homes and palaces.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. UK rail stations latest to introduce free drinking water
    UK rail stations latest to introduce free drinking water 13 Feb 2018

    Network Rail, the public body which manages the UK’s rail infrastructure, has announced plans to provide free drinking water across all of its railway stations.

    Europe,Transport,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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