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  1. Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions
    Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions 16 Feb 2018

    US researchers have found that using drones instead of truck deliveries could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. World Sailing becomes first federation to meet sustainability standard
    World Sailing becomes first federation to meet sustainability standard 15 Feb 2018

    World Sailing, the global governing body for the sport, has announced that it has been awarded with a coveted sustainability standard.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  3. We are not taxing harmful emissions enough, says OECD
    We are not taxing harmful emissions enough, says OECD 15 Feb 2018

    New data from the Organisation of Economic and Co-operative Development (OECD) has shown that global taxes are currently insufficient to combat climate change.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Prince of Wales urges immediate action to protect coral reefs
    Prince of Wales urges immediate action to protect coral reefs 15 Feb 2018

    The United Kingdom’s Prince of Wales has spoken of the need for a “rallying cry for action” to stop the decline of the world’s coral reefs.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Wind power continues its global onward march
    Wind power continues its global onward march 14 Feb 2018

    Newly released statistics show the world added 52 gigawatts of wind power capacity over the past year.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Carlsberg on target to reach zero carbon emissions
    Carlsberg on target to reach zero carbon emissions 13 Feb 2018

    Danish brewers Carlsberg are on track to meet their ambitious goal of reducing carbon emissions to zero by 2030.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Connect climate change to real stories and people, says new UN guidance
    Connect climate change to real stories and people, says new UN guidance 9 Feb 2018

    The UN has produced new guidance for how its scientists should communicate the impacts of climate change.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Multinational firms with $1.3 trillion in revenue invest in circular economy
    Multinational firms with $1.3 trillion in revenue invest in circular economy 6 Feb 2018

    A new global initiative to foster the circular economy principles backed from more than 30 international companies is set to make 2018 the year of circular economy’s shine.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Sustainable agriculture needs financing to unlock potential
    Sustainable agriculture needs financing to unlock potential 31 Jan 2018

    Agriculture stands at a crossroads between its current contributions to greenhouse gas emissions and the number of mouths it needs to feed in the developing world.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. World Rowing Federation pledges to protect UNESCO Heritage Sites
    World Rowing Federation pledges to protect UNESCO Heritage Sites 31 Jan 2018

    The World Rowing Federation has become the first global sports body to make a commitment to protect UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport

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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