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  1. American football colleges battle it out for recycling title
    American football colleges battle it out for recycling title 7 Feb 2018

    American football is known to be fiercely competitive on the field, but a new recycling challenge has been able to direct that rivalry off the field towards sustainability.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  2. Russia’s football stadiums go green for the World Cup
    Russia’s football stadiums go green for the World Cup 5 Feb 2018

    Football’s governing body, FIFA, has announced that the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow has passed the BREEAM international certificate awarded to sustainable buildings.

    Europe,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  3. First US ski resort to operate on 100 percent renewable energy
    First US ski resort to operate on 100 percent renewable energy 5 Feb 2018

    The famous Lake Tahoe resorts in California will be the first ski facilities in the US to operate on 100 percent renewable energy, eliminating emissions which would be a threat to the industry’s future.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  4. Vans headquarters in California recognised for tremendous sustainability
    Vans headquarters in California recognised for tremendous sustainability 1 Feb 2018

    Vans’ corporate headquarters located in Costa Mesa, California have received a LEED platinum certification- one of the highest standards for sustainable buildings in the world.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. World Rowing Federation pledges to protect UNESCO Heritage Sites
    World Rowing Federation pledges to protect UNESCO Heritage Sites 31 Jan 2018

    The World Rowing Federation has become the first global sports body to make a commitment to protect UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  6. Seahawks partner with Delta Air Lines to offset the team’s travel emissions
    Seahawks partner with Delta Air Lines to offset the team’s travel emissions 31 Jan 2018

    The Seattle Seahawks have partnered with Delta Airlines to offset all carbon emissions from the air miles the American football team travelled during the 2017 season.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  7. PGA Tour charts first steps into sustainability
    PGA Tour charts first steps into sustainability 31 Jan 2018

    The Professional Golf Association (PGA) in the United States has released its first report into the body’s social and environmental impact.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  8. This year’s Super Bowl will be zero-waste
    This year’s Super Bowl will be zero-waste 26 Jan 2018

    The American National Football League (NFL) is pledging that Super Bowl LII will be a zero-waste event for yet another year, perpetuating its green legacy.

    North America,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  9. How suitable is solar for indoor swimming pools and ice hockey rinks?
    How suitable is solar for indoor swimming pools and ice hockey rinks? 26 Jan 2018

    A research centre in Finland has examined how solar technologies can reduce energy consumption in indoor swimming pools and practice indoor ice rinks, which are among the most energy intensive sport halls.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. Major baseball stadium in California goes solar
    Major baseball stadium in California goes solar 24 Jan 2018

    The Petco Park, home of the California-based baseball team San Diego Padres, has commissioned the construction of the largest solar installation in Major League Baseball setting an example for low-carbon sport.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport

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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