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  1. Could China become a leader in green finance?
    Could China become a leader in green finance? 23 Feb 2018

    Experts gathering in London have argued over whether China could dominate the green financing market in years to come.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Unique conservation deal creates massive new marine parks in the Seychelles
    Unique conservation deal creates massive new marine parks in the Seychelles 22 Feb 2018

    The Seychelles has announced it has established vast new marine protected areas in the size of Great Britain.

    Africa,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. IKEA offers UK customers 100% renewable energy tariff
    IKEA offers UK customers 100% renewable energy tariff 21 Feb 2018

    IKEA has decided to enter the energy market and is claiming it can save people £300 on their energy bill.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping
    New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping 20 Feb 2018

    The Dutch bank ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced a serious boost towards greening the shipping industry.

    Europe,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Sweden on course to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant
    Sweden on course to build Europe’s largest battery cell plant 20 Feb 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has recently approved a loan that will help a Swedish company build an innovative battery factory.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. The EU can double its renewable energy use by 2030
    The EU can double its renewable energy use by 2030 20 Feb 2018

    A new report has highlighted how the European Union can double its current renewable energy consumption and save billions of euros.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Singapore will charge polluters a carbon tax from next year
    Singapore will charge polluters a carbon tax from next year 19 Feb 2018

    Singapore has announced plans to introduce a new carbon tax from 2019.

    Asia,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Nordic countries ushering in new era of green finance
    Nordic countries ushering in new era of green finance 16 Feb 2018

    Scandinavia has long been known for its progressive tendencies, and this is particularly true when it comes to recognising climate change’s threats and opportunities.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. We are not taxing harmful emissions enough, says OECD
    We are not taxing harmful emissions enough, says OECD 15 Feb 2018

    New data from the Organisation of Economic and Co-operative Development (OECD) has shown that global taxes are currently insufficient to combat climate change.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Wind power continues its global onward march
    Wind power continues its global onward march 14 Feb 2018

    Newly released statistics show the world added 52 gigawatts of wind power capacity over the past year.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment 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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