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  EBRD partners with global city mayors to scale up green urban financing

EBRD partners with global city mayors to scale up green urban financing

5 minutes ago
Europe, Finance, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has partnered with city mayors from all over the world to mobilise more than $1.5 billion in urban investment to help combat climate change.

  BNP Paribas and the Gates Foundation fund climate adaptation research for Africa

BNP Paribas and the Gates Foundation fund climate adaptation research for Africa

4 hours ago
Africa, Europe, Agriculture, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

The BNP Paribas Foundation has partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to launch the One Planet Fellowship programme aiming to deliver much-needed research on climate adaptation in Africa.

  World Bank makes historic pledge to stop financing oil and gas exploration

World Bank makes historic pledge to stop financing oil and gas exploration

about 5 hours ago
Finance, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

The World Bank has announced that from 2019 it will stop financing upstream oil and gas operations, as part of a series of commitments to boost its climate contributions towards implementing the Paris Agreement.

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  European Commission announces €9 billion in climate aid for partner countries

European Commission announces €9 billion in climate aid for partner countries

3:30pm - 12 December 2017
Europe, Finance, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

During the One Planet Summit, the European Commission announced a series of climate-smart investments for Africa and the EU Neighbourhood countries worth €9 billion.

  Theresa May unveils £140 million funding for climate vulnerable nations

Theresa May unveils £140 million funding for climate vulnerable nations

12:29pm - 12 December 2017
Europe, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced new climate change policies to help vulnerable nations affected by climate change, declaring that it’s Britain’s duty to assist.

  France awards ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ grants to US climate scientists

France awards ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ grants to US climate scientists

10:59am - 12 December 2017
Europe, Finance, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

French President Emmanuel Macron has awarded long-term research grants to 18 research scientists so can they continue their research on climate change in France.

  Leading economists and major corporations call for the end of fossil fuel investments

Leading economists and major corporations call for the end of fossil fuel investments

5:34pm - 11 December 2017
Europe, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

More than 80 leading economists from 20 countries have signed a Declaration on Climate Finance urging for an immediate end to investment in new fossil fuel projects and a dramatic increase in renewable energy investment.

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Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan

1:52pm - 30 November 2017
  Liverpool launches ambitious “Breathe Liverpool” anti-air pollution plan

Liverpool City Council has released a new strategy to cut emissions and tackle air pollution in the city, which includes the installation of EV charging stations and the creation of a ‘Clean Air Zone’.

Europe, Policy, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

France dominates this year’s Food and Farming Sustainability Index

5:50pm - 5 December 2017
  France dominates this year’s Food and Farming Sustainability Index

France has topped the 2017edition of the Food Sustainability Index (FSI) exhibiting the best performance across food loss and waste, sustainable agriculture and nutritional challenges.

Worldwide, Agriculture, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Australia in plans to export colossal amounts of wind and solar energy to Southeast Asia

5:39pm - 1 December 2017
  Australia in plans to export colossal amounts of wind and solar energy to Southeast Asia

An international consortium of energy companies has presented its plans to develop a 6 gigawatt (GW) solar and wind hybrid project in Western Australia, designed to export clean energy to Indonesia through subsea cables.

Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn

4:26pm - 16 November 2017
  The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn

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, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Transport, Sustainable Innovation 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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