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  1. Porsche stops production of all its diesel cars
    Porsche stops production of all its diesel cars 22 Feb 2018

    In the latest move towards cleaner forms of transport, Porsche has confirmed that it is putting an end to diesel engines in its cars.

    Worldwide,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping
    New €300 million investment to help steer green shipping 20 Feb 2018

    The Dutch bank ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have announced a serious boost towards greening the shipping industry.

    Europe,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. UK rail stations latest to introduce free drinking water
    UK rail stations latest to introduce free drinking water 13 Feb 2018

    Network Rail, the public body which manages the UK’s rail infrastructure, has announced plans to provide free drinking water across all of its railway stations.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Eurostar to drastically reduce plastic waste under new sustainability targets
    Eurostar to drastically reduce plastic waste under new sustainability targets 8 Feb 2018

    Eurostar, the high-speed train operator between the UK and mainland Europe, has set itself a new 10-point plan to fully incorporate sustainability into its business.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. London City Airport bans plastic straws
    London City Airport bans plastic straws 7 Feb 2018

    London City Airport has announced its plan to phase out plastic straws across all its food and drink outlets becoming the first UK airport to adopt such a measure.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Huge increase in electric vehicles charging in the US
    Huge increase in electric vehicles charging in the US 2 Feb 2018

    Americans are taking to their electric vehicles (EV) in droves, according to data released by charging network EVgo.

    North America,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Major shipping company tests solar for cargo ships
    Major shipping company tests solar for cargo ships 1 Feb 2018

    A new partnership between Eco Marine Power (EMP) and the Japanese ship owner Hisafuku Kisen K.K. of Onomichi will test the world’s first integrated rigid sail and solar power system for ships.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Ryanair to turn all its flights plastic neutral by 2023
    Ryanair to turn all its flights plastic neutral by 2023 1 Feb 2018

    As part of its ongoing makeover, Ryanair has made a new green promise pledging to eliminate non-recyclable plastics in all its operations within 5 years.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. California to have 5 million zero-emission vehicles on its roads by 2030
    California to have 5 million zero-emission vehicles on its roads by 2030 31 Jan 2018

    Governor Jerry Brown strikes again as a US climate leader after signing an executive order mandating the state of California to deploy at least 5 million zero-emission cars by 2030.

    North America,Policy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. First biofuel flight between US and Australia used mustard seeds
    First biofuel flight between US and Australia used mustard seeds 30 Jan 2018

    Qantas Airways achieved a world-first after completing the first ever US to Australia biofuels-fuelled flight managing to reduce carbon emissions by 7 percent.

    Oceania,North America,Sustainable Energy,Transport,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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