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  1. Scientists have created an enzyme which eats plastic quickly
    Scientists have created an enzyme which eats plastic quickly 17 Apr 2018

    Scientists have accidentally engineered a stronger version of an enzyme which naturally eats a widely used type of plastic.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  2. Pret a Manger launches the UK’s first deposit return scheme
    Pret a Manger launches the UK’s first deposit return scheme 13 Apr 2018

    Pret a Manger has this week launched the UK’s first plastic bottle deposit return scheme.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  3. BP and Tesla to work on battery storage project at US wind farm
    BP and Tesla to work on battery storage project at US wind farm 11 Apr 2018

    BP has announced it will work with Tesla on a new pilot battery storage project at one of its US wind farms.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  4. EDF plans €8 billion investment into energy storage
    EDF plans €8 billion investment into energy storage 28 Mar 2018

    French state-owned energy company, EDF, is making a big play to become a leader in the burgeoning electricity storage market.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation
  5. Could Africa's agricultural challenges be solved by satellite data?
    Could Africa's agricultural challenges be solved by satellite data? 22 Mar 2018

    There has been a significant growth in the availability of satellite data in recent years, providing access to information on air quality, soil composition, ocean currents, and seismic activity.

    Africa,Featured,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  6. Ocean economy set to reach $3 trillion by 2030
    Ocean economy set to reach $3 trillion by 2030 21 Mar 2018

    A major new report for the UK Government has highlighted the huge economic potential presented by the world’s oceans.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction
  7. UN Global Pulse: "We see a huge opportunity to get companies involved in data philanthropy" 19 Mar 2018

    Robert Kirkpatrick, Director of UN Global Pulse, recently spoke to Climate Action about the huge, untapped benefits of using big data to fight climate change.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation
  8. Major battery storage project gets green light in the UK
    Major battery storage project gets green light in the UK 16 Mar 2018

    A new battery storage facility has been given planning permission on a brownfield site in the borough of Swindon.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  9. Renault-Nissan aims to leapfrog competition on new battery technology
    Renault-Nissan aims to leapfrog competition on new battery technology 12 Mar 2018

    The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is aiming to take the lead in new solid-state battery technology.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Transport
  10. South Australia takes first step towards building hydrogen 'superhub'
    South Australia takes first step towards building hydrogen 'superhub' 8 Mar 2018

    In recent years, the state of South Australia has become a leader in new, innovative technologies, which are helping drive forward the low-carbon transition.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation

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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