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  1. A museum exhibition dedicated to sustainable packaging
    A museum exhibition dedicated to sustainable packaging 9 Jan 2018

    Recognising that sustainability is one of the major challenges for brands and consumers, the Museum of Brands, Packaging, and Advertising in London is launching a new exhibition exploring the latest innovations in sustainable packaging.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Boots achieves its carbon reduction target three years early
    Boots achieves its carbon reduction target three years early 9 Jan 2018

    The UK pharmacy chain Boots has cut carbon emissions from all its operations by 33 percent, reaching its 2020 carbon target three years early.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Surfing event in Hawaii accomplishes zero carbon emissions
    Surfing event in Hawaii accomplishes zero carbon emissions 9 Jan 2018

    During the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, event organisers celebrated sustainability by managing to deliver a zero carbon emissions event while raising awareness about oceans protection among surfers and visitors.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  4. Plastic microbeads are now banned in the UK
    Plastic microbeads are now banned in the UK 9 Jan 2018

    After the UK government pledged to phase-out plastic microbeads in 2016, the long-anticipated ban was put into force this Tuesday marking a landmark step towards ocean protection from plastic pollution.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. New battery storage projects spark to life in the UK
    New battery storage projects spark to life in the UK 9 Jan 2018

    Two battery storage sites have been unveiled in the UK, which represent the largest such projects to be connected to the electricity grid.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. What is the environmental cost of express shipping deliveries?
    What is the environmental cost of express shipping deliveries? 8 Jan 2018

    Recent data from the University of California addresses the environmental impact of online shopping, indicating that speed deliveries have a heavier carbon footprint than slower ones.

    Worldwide,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. China announces huge reforestation plans
    China announces huge reforestation plans 8 Jan 2018

    The Chinese government has announced that new trees to be planted in 2018 will cover at least 6.6 million hectares all over the country- an area estimated to be the size of Ireland, in a bid to become the world leader in conservation.

    Asia,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Wind energy hits new record in Denmark
    Wind energy hits new record in Denmark 8 Jan 2018

    New energy statistics have been published revealing that in 2017 wind turbines delivered the equivalent of 43.6 percent of Denmark’s total electricity consumption, hitting a new milestone for the clean energy transition in the country.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. New plans to create a ‘Northern Forest’ in England
    New plans to create a ‘Northern Forest’ in England 8 Jan 2018

    The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced plans to create a new 120 mile stretch of forest in the north of England.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. All of the UK’s remaining coal plants will shut down by 2025
    All of the UK’s remaining coal plants will shut down by 2025 5 Jan 2018

    The British government has published its long-awaited plans for how it will implement its ambitious coal phase-out plan by 2025.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

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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