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  1. World Bank launches online solar mapping tool
    World Bank launches online solar mapping tool 20 Jan 2017

    The World Bank, in partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), launched the Global Solar Atlas at an ISA event at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  2. UK University’s air-cleansing poetry reduces pollution
    UK University’s air-cleansing poetry reduces pollution 18 Jan 2017

    The University of Sheffield installation of a revolutionary air-cleansing poem has removed over two tonnes of nitrogen oxide from the air

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities
  3. Unilever pledges 100% recyclable packaging by 2025
    Unilever pledges 100% recyclable packaging by 2025 17 Jan 2017

    Unilever has pledged to ensure all its plastic packaging is “fully reusable, recyclable or compostable” by 2025

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy
  4. Green finance is being driven by developing nations
    Green finance is being driven by developing nations 16 Jan 2017

    At the recent Singapore, Green Finance and the Collaborative Challenge event, experts concluded developing countries are leading innovation in green finance; however, to be successful they require strong cross-sector partnerships

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. European supermarkets replace sticky labels with “natural branding”
    European supermarkets replace sticky labels with “natural branding” 16 Jan 2017

    The UK retailer Marks and Spencer has joined other supermarkets in Europe, including Dutch supplier Nature & More, in their efforts to reduce packaging by removing sticky labels on fruit and vegetables

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction
  6. UK investigates solar-powered trains’ feasibility
    UK investigates solar-powered trains’ feasibility 13 Jan 2017

    Imperial College London has partnered 10:10 – a climate change organisation – to investigate the use of solar panels along tracks to power electric trains

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. World’s tallest solar tower to be built in Israel
    World’s tallest solar tower to be built in Israel 10 Jan 2017

    New renewable energy targets have prompted the development of the world’s tallest solar tower to be constructed deep in the Israeli desert

    Middle East,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. New stations charge EVs in under 15 minutes
    New stations charge EVs in under 15 minutes 6 Jan 2017

    ChargePoint’s new stations are capable of delivering up to 400 kW to a single vehicle, charging vehicles in less than 15 minutes

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Transport
  9. California sets computer energy efficiency limits
    California sets computer energy efficiency limits 19 Dec 2016

    The California state energy commission has announced its adoption of efficiency standards for computers and monitors.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Bill Gates launches Clean Energy Venture Fund
    Bill Gates launches Clean Energy Venture Fund 12 Dec 2016

    Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates has launched a $1bn fund to finance emerging clean energy technology to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the 10th anniversary edition of the official Climate Action report for COP22, Marrakech, Morocco.

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