Michael Bloomberg will write the UN a $4.5 million check to meet climate commitments

Michael Bloomberg will write the UN a $4.5 million check to meet climate commitments

North America, Finance, Policy

Michael Bloomberg will meet a $4.5 million shortfall in funding to the UN caused by the decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

  England ban on plastic straws and cotton buds proposed

England ban on plastic straws and cotton buds proposed

Europe, Policy

The UK Government is planning to ban plastic straws, stirrers and plastic-tipped cotton buds in a further acceleration of its war on the waste material.

Climate Videos
📄Climate Leader Papers

What Is Driving Sustainability in Sport? The 3 Ps

Claire Poole, Consultant, Climate Action, reflects on the recent Sustainable Innovation in Sport Forum. 

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Smart Cities, Sport, Tech. & Innovation

Water infrastructure challenges and opportunities

Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council (WWC), describes how climate change is affecting the natural water cycle and points out the necessity for water infrastructure adaptation and finance. 

Africa, Worldwide, Agriculture, COP 22, COP 23, Finance, Policy
🎤Climate Interviews

Climate Action caught up with California State Controller Betty T. Yee on scaling up low carbon investment and her participation in the Sustainable Investment Forum, on 19 September in New York

North America, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy

Climate Action is delighted to feature an exclusive interview with Erik Solheim, the newly elected Head of UN Environment.

Africa, Europe, Worldwide, COP 22, COP 23, Policy
🎤Feature Event
  Sustainable Investment Forum

Sustainable Investment Forum

North America, Tech. & Innovation

The Sustainable Investment Forum is back for its second edition on 19 September 2017 during Climate Week NYC.


Building on the success of the 2016 edition, the Forum will welcome over 350 attendees representing asset owners and managers, commercial banks, development banks, private venture capital, technology developers, Mayors and national policy makers. A dynamic mix of discussion panels, insight presentations and enhanced networking opportunities will build knowledge and foster collaboration on how best to implement low carbon solutions for the Paris Agreement.


Last year’s event sold out, so preregister your place to secure your place and receive exclusive news and Forum updates!


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Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.