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  1. UK launches first research programme on greenhouse gas removal
    UK launches first research programme on greenhouse gas removal 26 Apr 2017

    The UK has launched a £8.6 million national research programme to investigate how to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, the first of its kind

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. Indian space agency develops app to chart solar potential
    Indian space agency develops app to chart solar potential 26 Apr 2017

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed an android app for computing the solar energy potential of a given location in any part of the country

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  3. Apple commits to pursue 100% recycled materials in its products
    Apple commits to pursue 100% recycled materials in its products 21 Apr 2017

    The technology giant pledged on Thursday 20 April to reduce its reliance on mined raw materials in the pursuit of making its products from renewable resources or recycled material

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction
  4. Europe’s first commercial vertical farm begins construction
    Europe’s first commercial vertical farm begins construction 20 Apr 2017

    The farm in Dronten, the Netherlands, will serve one of Europe’s biggest supermarket chains with lettuce grown using Philips GreenPower LED horticultural lighting

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Solar-power and saltwater to grow vegetables in Jordanian desert
    Solar-power and saltwater to grow vegetables in Jordanian desert 6 Apr 2017

    A Norwegian company plans to establish a solar-powered facility in the Aqaba desert in Jordan, capable of growing a variety of crops without wasting any fresh water

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture
  6. World’s first zero-emissions hydrogen train completes trial
    World’s first zero-emissions hydrogen train completes trial 28 Mar 2017

    The world’s first zero-emission hydrogen train has successfully completed its first trial in Germany

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. India’s specialised renewable energy transmission project secures $500 million
    India’s specialised renewable energy transmission project secures $500 million 21 Mar 2017

    A $500 million agreement has been reached for dedicated transmission lines for renewable energy projects in India

    Asia,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  8. Bali's first solar-powered boat to be trialled in 2017
    Bali's first solar-powered boat to be trialled in 2017 17 Mar 2017

    The first ever 100 per cent solar-powered boat to circumnavigate Bali, will be trialled in July 2017

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  9. Tesco launches new online platform to cut food waste
    Tesco launches new online platform to cut food waste 16 Mar 2017

    Tesco has announced the launch of an innovative platform which will help identify areas where food waste can be tackled

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  10. Large floating offshore wind farm gets green light
    Large floating offshore wind farm gets green light 14 Mar 2017

    The Scottish government has approved planning consent for one of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farms

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23

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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