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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Heathrow Airport launches new prize for green ideas
    Heathrow Airport launches new prize for green ideas 29 Jan 2018

    Heathrow Airport in London has launched a Sustainable Innovation Prize, in a bid to improve the site’s green credentials.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Emissions-free, electric barges are coming to Europe
    Emissions-free, electric barges are coming to Europe 25 Jan 2018

    The world’s first electric barges will be used in Europe’s waterways this summer, according to Dutch company Port-Liner which announced the news this month.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. First electric taxi hits the streets of London
    First electric taxi hits the streets of London 24 Jan 2018

    The very first electric black taxi is now ready to pick up passengers in London.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. How a football stadium offers the perfect business case for energy storage
    How a football stadium offers the perfect business case for energy storage 17 Jan 2018

    The Cars Jeans Stadion in The Hague, Netherlands is about to commission a vast battery plant tied to electric vehicle charging stations, showcasing the versatile business opportunities that battery storage offers whilst facilitating the energy transition.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. Ford to invest $11 billion by 2022 in 40 hybrid and electric models
    Ford to invest $11 billion by 2022 in 40 hybrid and electric models 15 Jan 2018

    Chairman Bill Ford has announced that the multinational automaker is greatly scaling up investment in the next generation automobiles aiming to add 40 hybrid and all-electric models to its line-up by 2022.

    Worldwide,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment 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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