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  1. $1.4bn launch for world’s largest green bond fund
    $1.4bn launch for world’s largest green bond fund 20 Mar 2018

    The world’s largest green bond fund has been launched with the intention of greatly accelerating green finance in emerging markets.

    Worldwide,Finance
  2. UN promotes nature-based solutions to tackle growing water shortages
    UN promotes nature-based solutions to tackle growing water shortages 19 Mar 2018

    The UN’s annual World Water Development Report 2018 has highlighted the need to use nature to combat the challenges of a growing population and climate change.

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  3. London leads new global green finance rankings
    London leads new global green finance rankings 19 Mar 2018

    London’s reputation as a leading financial centre has now extended to include the field of sustainability.

    Worldwide,Finance
  4. UN Global Pulse: "We see a huge opportunity to get companies involved in data philanthropy" 19 Mar 2018

    Robert Kirkpatrick, Director of UN Global Pulse, recently spoke to Climate Action about the huge, untapped benefits of using big data to fight climate change.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation
  5. Financial institutions need to act quickly on climate risk
    Financial institutions need to act quickly on climate risk 16 Mar 2018

    “Climate is not priced”, said Amundi’s Frederic Samama at a sustainable finance conference in Paris this week.

    Worldwide,Finance
  6. Extreme weather is adversely impacting poor farmers, says UN food agency
    Extreme weather is adversely impacting poor farmers, says UN food agency 16 Mar 2018

    A new report from the UN’s food agency has highlighted how an increased prevalence of natural disasters is causing billions of dollars in agricultural losses around the developing world.

    Worldwide,Agriculture
  7. New research finds microplastics in 90% of bottled water
    New research finds microplastics in 90% of bottled water 15 Mar 2018

    Researchers from the State University of New York in Fredonia have found an unprecedented amount of plastic pollution in a wide range of bottled water.

    Worldwide
  8. Adidas has sold one million shoes made from recycled ocean plastic
    Adidas has sold one million shoes made from recycled ocean plastic 15 Mar 2018

    The German sportswear giant has recycled 11 million plastic bottles to make a unique brand of shoe.

    Worldwide,Sport
  9. Renault-Nissan aims to leapfrog competition on new battery technology
    Renault-Nissan aims to leapfrog competition on new battery technology 12 Mar 2018

    The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is aiming to take the lead in new solid-state battery technology.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Transport
  10. Coalition of Commonwealth scientists urge stronger action on climate
    Coalition of Commonwealth scientists urge stronger action on climate 12 Mar 2018

    22 national academies from around the Commonwealth have released a statement to increase climate action.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction

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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