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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Two huge wind farms boost investment in America’s heartland
    Two huge wind farms boost investment in America’s heartland 13 Feb 2018

    Power company MidAmerican Energy recently announced that it has opened two huge wind farms in the US state of Iowa.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. AT&T signs huge renewable energy purchase agreement
    AT&T signs huge renewable energy purchase agreement 9 Feb 2018

    AT&T has agreed to purchase 520 megawatts of renewable energy, in what is being signalled as one of the largest corporate agreements to date.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. The University of Edinburgh divests from fossil fuels
    The University of Edinburgh divests from fossil fuels 6 Feb 2018

    The University of Edinburgh has announced it will phase out investment in fossil fuels within 3 years making it the largest UK university endowment fund to abandon the fossil fuels industry.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. The University of Bristol divests from the worst carbon polluters
    The University of Bristol divests from the worst carbon polluters 5 Feb 2018

    The University of Bristol has announced that it has successfully divested a majority of its holdings in the most carbon intensive sectors.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. UN urges investors to accelerate climate action
    UN urges investors to accelerate climate action 2 Feb 2018

    "If you are not a climate-aware investor, then you are fundamentally not doing your job," said Brian Deese from investment firm BlackRock.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts
    Gambia’s river basin to be protected against climate change impacts 1 Feb 2018

    A new $25.5 million project from UN Environment and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will protect Gambia’s natural landscape from the increasingly damaging effects of climate change.

    Africa,Finance,Agriculture,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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