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  1. PG tips tea bags will now be plastic-free and 100% biodegradable
    PG tips tea bags will now be plastic-free and 100% biodegradable 1 Mar 2018

    Unilever, the company which makes one of Britain’s bestselling brands of tea, has announced it will remove plastic in all its tea bags.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam
    World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam 1 Mar 2018

    This week saw the opening of a unique store in the Netherlands where items on its aisles are completely free from plastic packaging.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. The Mayor of London wants to create zero-emission zones across the whole city
    The Mayor of London wants to create zero-emission zones across the whole city 1 Mar 2018

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has outlined new details to transform London’s transport system over the next 25 years.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. New partnership will support African farmers adapt to climate change
    New partnership will support African farmers adapt to climate change 28 Feb 2018

    A major new partnership has been announced to help African smallholders take control of their livelihoods in the face of the risks posed by climate change.

    Africa,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Taiwan introduces plan to outlaw plastic waste by 2030
    Taiwan introduces plan to outlaw plastic waste by 2030 27 Feb 2018

    Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has recently announced proposals to get much tougher on plastic waste.

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. German cities can now ban diesel cars to combat air pollution
    German cities can now ban diesel cars to combat air pollution 27 Feb 2018

    A German court has ruled that cities in the country have the legal right to ban the use of diesel cars under certain conditions.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Over 100 global cities now powered by at least 70% renewables
    Over 100 global cities now powered by at least 70% renewables 27 Feb 2018

    New data has shown that 102 cities around the world are now sourcing at least 70 percent of their electricity from renewables.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Fiat-Chrysler to ditch diesel cars by 2022
    Fiat-Chrysler to ditch diesel cars by 2022 26 Feb 2018

    One of the world’s largest car companies has signalled that it is getting ready to stop making diesel cars.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. “Only a matter of time” until renewables replace coal, says…Coal India
    “Only a matter of time” until renewables replace coal, says…Coal India 26 Feb 2018

    Coal India, the world’s largest coal producing company, has admitted that renewables could soon become the dominant energy supply in the country.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Ireland planning €22 billion injection into low-carbon economy
    Ireland planning €22 billion injection into low-carbon economy 23 Feb 2018

    The Irish Government has announced plans to spend €22 billion over the next four years to aid the country’s journey to a low-carbon and climate resilient economy.

    Europe,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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