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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Solar roads to be commercialised in 2018
    Solar roads to be commercialised in 2018 30 Nov 2016

    Colas SA – owned by the French engineering group Bouygues – has announced plans to commercialise solar panel roads at the beginning of 2018

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Morocco targets 100% renewable energy
    Morocco targets 100% renewable energy 29 Nov 2016

    Host of COP22, Morocco, is amongst a group of 48 countries that have committed to meeting 100 per cent domestic renewable energy production.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22

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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