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  1. London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles
    London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles 20 Feb 2017

    Older, more polluting cars will have to pay an extra £10 charge to drive in central London’s congestion charge zone from 23 October, the city’s mayor has said

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. Solar-powered ambulance to save lives in Bangladesh
    Solar-powered ambulance to save lives in Bangladesh 20 Feb 2017

    The solar three-wheeled ambulance can run entirely on solar power and is perfect for Bangladesh’s many rural areas without adequate services

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Vattenfall’s 3,500 fleet to go 100% electric
    Vattenfall’s 3,500 fleet to go 100% electric 15 Feb 2017

    One of the Europe’s largest utility companies is converting its 3,500 car and light truck fleet to all electric vehicles (EVs) within the next five years

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. Volvo to launch its first 100% electric vehicle in 2019
    Volvo to launch its first 100% electric vehicle in 2019 14 Feb 2017

    Volvo has announced that its first all-electric vehicle is coming in 2019 with battery packs up to 100 kilowatt hours (kWh)

    Europe,Worldwide,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  5. Emissions in the UK down 38% since 1990
    Emissions in the UK down 38% since 1990 9 Feb 2017

    Greenhouse gas emissions fell 38 per cent in the UK from 1990 to 2015, according to a report released by the National Statistics authority on Tuesday 7 February

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. UK government plans diesel scrappage scheme
    UK government plans diesel scrappage scheme 6 Feb 2017

    The scheme that would see the scrapping of diesel cars could be introduced in just months as part of a plan to lower emissions and improve air quality across the UK

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. Launch of Asia’s first hybrid electric ferry
    Launch of Asia’s first hybrid electric ferry 6 Feb 2017

    The first hybrid electric ferry in Asia has set sail in the Taiwanese port of Kaohsiung, to help reduce the emissions associated with the city’s marine transport sector

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  8. BMW & Nissan boost EV fast-charging points in U.S.
    BMW & Nissan boost EV fast-charging points in U.S. 30 Jan 2017

    BMW and Nissan have partnered to expand the DC fast charger network across the U.S. with 174 new locations

    North America,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  9. Melbourne trams to be powered by solar energy
    Melbourne trams to be powered by solar energy 30 Jan 2017

    Melbourne’s tram network will become entirely powered by solar energy under a new proposal by the Andrews government to build large-scale solar farms in northern Victoria

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,COP 23
  10. Ford tackles air pollution in London with new plug-in hybrid vans
    Ford tackles air pollution in London with new plug-in hybrid vans 26 Jan 2017

    Ford – in partnership with Transport for London – is launching a year-long trial of 20 new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Transit Custom vans

    Europe,Finance,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,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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