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  1. Energy storage in the US set to triple over the next year
    Energy storage in the US set to triple over the next year 8 Mar 2018

    The market for energy storage is going from strength to strength and is forecast to reach new heights in the US over 2018.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation
  2. UN seeks to put a number on the impact of global disasters
    UN seeks to put a number on the impact of global disasters 6 Mar 2018

    A new initiative has been launched by the UN to better understand and quantify the impact of extreme weather events around the world.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Lego plans new sustainable pieces to go on sale this year
    Lego plans new sustainable pieces to go on sale this year 2 Mar 2018

    Fans of Lego can rest assured that when they come to use tree, leaf or bush pieces they will now more closely resemble the real thing.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. PG tips tea bags will now be plastic-free and 100% biodegradable
    PG tips tea bags will now be plastic-free and 100% biodegradable 1 Mar 2018

    Unilever, the company which makes one of Britain’s bestselling brands of tea, has announced it will remove plastic in all its tea bags.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam
    World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam 1 Mar 2018

    This week saw the opening of a unique store in the Netherlands where items on its aisles are completely free from plastic packaging.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Taiwan introduces plan to outlaw plastic waste by 2030
    Taiwan introduces plan to outlaw plastic waste by 2030 27 Feb 2018

    Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) has recently announced proposals to get much tougher on plastic waste.

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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