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  1. World Bank launches online solar mapping tool
    World Bank launches online solar mapping tool 20 Jan 2017

    The World Bank, in partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), launched the Global Solar Atlas at an ISA event at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  2. Guterres: Businesses “best allies” to fight climate change & poverty
    Guterres: Businesses “best allies” to fight climate change & poverty 20 Jan 2017

    Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to reduce the effects of climate change and combat poverty

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  3. Unilever pledges 100% recyclable packaging by 2025
    Unilever pledges 100% recyclable packaging by 2025 17 Jan 2017

    Unilever has pledged to ensure all its plastic packaging is “fully reusable, recyclable or compostable” by 2025

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy
  4. Green finance is being driven by developing nations
    Green finance is being driven by developing nations 16 Jan 2017

    At the recent Singapore, Green Finance and the Collaborative Challenge event, experts concluded developing countries are leading innovation in green finance; however, to be successful they require strong cross-sector partnerships

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. Electric boat market to exceed $20 billion by 2027
    Electric boat market to exceed $20 billion by 2027 13 Jan 2017

    According to the new IDTechEx report “Electric Boats and Ships 2017–2027: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts, Key Players and Opportunities” the electric boats market will be worth in excess of $20 billion worldwide by 2027

    Worldwide,Finance,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  6. Fossil fuel divestment funds double
    Fossil fuel divestment funds double 13 Dec 2016

    It was announced on Monday that the amount of committed funds for fossil fuel divestment has doubled over the last year and has now reached $5.2 trillion

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Bill Gates launches Clean Energy Venture Fund
    Bill Gates launches Clean Energy Venture Fund 12 Dec 2016

    Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates has launched a $1bn fund to finance emerging clean energy technology to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. Bertrand Piccard expresses support for Formula E
    Bertrand Piccard expresses support for Formula E 8 Dec 2016

    Initiator and Pilot of Solar Impulse, Bertrand Piccard, publically announced his support for Formula E at the Supercharged show this week

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  9. Google to be powered by 100% renewables from 2017
    Google to be powered by 100% renewables from 2017 7 Dec 2016

    Internet and tech giant Google has announced that all its data centres and offices will be powered fully by renewable energy from next year.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City to ban diesel cars from city centres
    Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City to ban diesel cars from city centres 5 Dec 2016

    On Friday 2 December, Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City have announced at the C40 conference of mayors on climate change held in Mexico their plans to ban diesel vehicles from their centres by 2025

    Europe,South America,Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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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