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  1. Earth Day 2017: Environmental & Climate Literacy
    Earth Day 2017: Environmental & Climate Literacy 20 Apr 2017

    Earth Day 2017 will be observed this Saturday (22 April) across the globe, uniting more than 50,000 partners in nearly 195 countries to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  2. Europe’s first commercial vertical farm begins construction
    Europe’s first commercial vertical farm begins construction 20 Apr 2017

    The farm in Dronten, the Netherlands, will serve one of Europe’s biggest supermarket chains with lettuce grown using Philips GreenPower LED horticultural lighting

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Large floating offshore wind farm gets green light
    Large floating offshore wind farm gets green light 14 Mar 2017

    The Scottish government has approved planning consent for one of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farms

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  4. Solar-powered ambulance to save lives in Bangladesh
    Solar-powered ambulance to save lives in Bangladesh 20 Feb 2017

    The solar three-wheeled ambulance can run entirely on solar power and is perfect for Bangladesh’s many rural areas without adequate services

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. UN knowledge platform launches live-tracking tools to review progress towards SDGs
    UN knowledge platform launches live-tracking tools to review progress towards SDGs 17 Feb 2017

    UN Environment’s dynamic online platform – designed for sharing contextualised data and knowledge to keep the environment under review – has unveiled new tools to review progress towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  6. Fashion brand Mango unveils its new sustainable collection
    Fashion brand Mango unveils its new sustainable collection 16 Feb 2017

    Mango’s new 'Committed’ collection uses eco-friendly dyes, recycled polyester and organic and recycled cotton

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. California sets computer energy efficiency limits
    California sets computer energy efficiency limits 19 Dec 2016

    The California state energy commission has announced its adoption of efficiency standards for computers and monitors.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. First Bangladesh “smart city”
    First Bangladesh “smart city” 9 Dec 2016

    Officials have announced that the first Bangladesh “smart city” is to be built in Purbachal in central Bangladesh by 2018

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City to ban diesel cars from city centres
    Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City to ban diesel cars from city centres 5 Dec 2016

    On Friday 2 December, Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City have announced at the C40 conference of mayors on climate change held in Mexico their plans to ban diesel vehicles from their centres by 2025

    Europe,South America,Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. World's largest solar plant opened in India
    World's largest solar plant opened in India 2 Dec 2016

    The world’s largest solar plant has been unveiled by the Adani Group in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu, in the south of India

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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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