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  1. Tesla’s ‘big battery’ in South Australia is already having a positive impact
    Tesla’s ‘big battery’ in South Australia is already having a positive impact 23 Feb 2018

    The performance of South Australia’s new lithium ion battery unit has helped “take the straw off the camel’s back”, according to a new review.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. New climate-smart technologies will boost agriculture and jobs in West Africa
    New climate-smart technologies will boost agriculture and jobs in West Africa 23 Feb 2018

    A new programme is being launched to equip farmers in Africa with climate-smart agricultural tools and technologies.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. 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
  4. Prepare for more flooding, warns UK agency
    Prepare for more flooding, warns UK agency 19 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Environment Agency is warning the public to prepare for a higher risk of flooding due to climate change.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions
    Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions 16 Feb 2018

    US researchers have found that using drones instead of truck deliveries could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Church of England tells Christians to go plastic free for Lent
    Church of England tells Christians to go plastic free for Lent 16 Feb 2018

    The Church of England has marked the start of the Lent festival by challenging Christians to use less plastic during the 40-day period.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. New vertical forest to be built in Eindhoven
    New vertical forest to be built in Eindhoven 12 Feb 2018

    The Dutch city of Eindhoven will play host to new apartments designed to provide a model for sustainable residential buildings.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Engineers have made wood that is stronger than steel
    Engineers have made wood that is stronger than steel 9 Feb 2018

    Researchers at the University of Maryland in the US have developed a new type of super-strong wood, which could replace the use of steel in manufacturing.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. British Royal Family to host sustainable fashion project
    British Royal Family to host sustainable fashion project 8 Feb 2018

    The UK’s royal family will take part in an upcoming fashion initiative to celebrate sustainable clothing by designers from nations of the Commonwealth.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Dunkin’ Donuts to remove all foam cups within two years
    Dunkin’ Donuts to remove all foam cups within two years 8 Feb 2018

    Submerging your sugary-based treats in coffee has just been made easier and more sustainable.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,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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