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  1. UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe
    UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe 12 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) has announced new funding to support climate change programmes in Zimbabwe.

    Africa,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. New vertical forest to be built in Eindhoven
    New vertical forest to be built in Eindhoven 12 Feb 2018

    The Dutch city of Eindhoven will play host to new apartments designed to provide a model for sustainable residential buildings.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Engineers have made wood that is stronger than steel
    Engineers have made wood that is stronger than steel 9 Feb 2018

    Researchers at the University of Maryland in the US have developed a new type of super-strong wood, which could replace the use of steel in manufacturing.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Connect climate change to real stories and people, says new UN guidance
    Connect climate change to real stories and people, says new UN guidance 9 Feb 2018

    The UN has produced new guidance for how its scientists should communicate the impacts of climate change.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. British Royal Family to host sustainable fashion project
    British Royal Family to host sustainable fashion project 8 Feb 2018

    The UK’s royal family will take part in an upcoming fashion initiative to celebrate sustainable clothing by designers from nations of the Commonwealth.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Dunkin’ Donuts to remove all foam cups within two years
    Dunkin’ Donuts to remove all foam cups within two years 8 Feb 2018

    Submerging your sugary-based treats in coffee has just been made easier and more sustainable.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Eurostar to drastically reduce plastic waste under new sustainability targets
    Eurostar to drastically reduce plastic waste under new sustainability targets 8 Feb 2018

    Eurostar, the high-speed train operator between the UK and mainland Europe, has set itself a new 10-point plan to fully incorporate sustainability into its business.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Tourism in Australia can respond to climate challenges
    Tourism in Australia can respond to climate challenges 8 Feb 2018

    A new report from the Climate Council has highlighted both the threats and opportunities climate change poses for the tourism industry in Australia.

    Oceania,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. US solar industry loses almost 10,000 jobs
    US solar industry loses almost 10,000 jobs 7 Feb 2018

    A survey of the solar industry in the United States has found almost 10,000 fewer jobs in 2017 than in the previous year.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. 13 top universities form ‘Climate Change Coalition’
    13 top universities form ‘Climate Change Coalition’ 7 Feb 2018

    Leading universities across North America have launched the ‘University Climate Change Coalition’ to leverage their research and resources to spur local climate action.

    North America,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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