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  1. Butterfly wings inspire scientists to boost performance of solar panels
    Butterfly wings inspire scientists to boost performance of solar panels 17 Nov 2017

    Scientists have discovered that the way butterfly wings absorb sunlight could offer engineering insights on how to improve the efficiency of thin-film photovoltaic modules.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Canada and the UK launch new global alliance against coal during COP23
    Canada and the UK launch new global alliance against coal during COP23 17 Nov 2017

    During climate talks in Bonn, Canada and the UK along with the Marshall Islands have launched the “Powering Past Coal” alliance inviting governmental entities from around the world to phase out dirty coal power plants.

    Europe,North America,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  3. The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn
    The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn 16 Nov 2017

    On 13-14 November, Climate Action, in official partnership with UN Environment held the 8th edition of the Sustainable Innovation Forum alongside COP23 in Bonn, Germany.

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  4. The world governing body for sailing sports launches its Sustainability Agenda 2030
    The world governing body for sailing sports launches its Sustainability Agenda 2030 16 Nov 2017

    World Sailing has launched its sustainability agenda targeting a series of aspects across sailing including events, training, venues and facilities.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sport
  5. Bertrand Piccard talks about the true power of innovation for climate action
    Bertrand Piccard talks about the true power of innovation for climate action 14 Nov 2017

    The visionary innovator who flew 40,000 km in a solar-fuelled plane urged companies to pursue revolutionary ideas as the only way to truly achieve a paradigm shift and fight climate change.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  6. UN Environment, nrg4SD and ICLEI worked together at climate talks to fight air pollution
    UN Environment, nrg4SD and ICLEI worked together at climate talks to fight air pollution 14 Nov 2017

    During the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF), Climate Action partnered with international organisations to bring together city Mayors and regional governments to discuss ways to tackle air pollution.

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  7. Climate Action publication launched in Bonn
    Climate Action publication launched in Bonn 13 Nov 2017

    On Monday, the 11th edition of the Climate Action publication was launched, where the world’s leading sustainability thinkers and policymakers provide detailed insights on the pathway to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Political leaders make the case for stronger action on climate
    Political leaders make the case for stronger action on climate 13 Nov 2017

    During the first day of the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum, international energy and environment ministers have urged the global community to act faster and stronger to make the transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Europe,North America,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  9. 150 organisations ask for a ban on oxo-degradable plastics over ocean pollution concerns
    150 organisations ask for a ban on oxo-degradable plastics over ocean pollution concerns 7 Nov 2017

    More than 150 organisations led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) have issued a call for governments around the world to ban oxo-degradable plastics packaging over concerns regarding the effects of pollution on soils and oceans.

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. HSBC to invest $100 billion in sustainable financing by 2025 as part of its updated climate plan
    HSBC to invest $100 billion in sustainable financing by 2025 as part of its updated climate plan 7 Nov 2017

    The London-based banking giant HSBC has pledged to provide $100 billion in sustainable financing and investment by 2025, as part of its set of commitments to support the transition to a low-carbon economy and promote sustainable growth.

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

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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