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  1. The innovation race: How technology is driving sustainability in sport
    The innovation race: How technology is driving sustainability in sport 15 Feb 2017

    The sports industry is increasingly placing sustainability at the heart of its agenda, presenting huge opportunities are being created for directly reducing emissions through sustainable technology innovation

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  2. Paris 2024 ready to deliver the most sustainable Games ever, in line with the Paris Agreement
    Paris 2024 ready to deliver the most sustainable Games ever, in line with the Paris Agreement 7 Feb 2017

    The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid Committee announces a bold strategy for the most sustainable Games ever – a unique celebration of passion and purpose to be shared with the world

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  3. Ecosphere+ makes senior appointments and announces new collaboration
    Ecosphere+ makes senior appointments and announces new collaboration 2 Feb 2017

    Ecosphere+ today announces several key appointments to its senior team, bringing a broad set of skills and experience to launch its sales and marketing operations

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. The World Bank Group and Climate Action partner to deliver key launch event on climate finance
    The World Bank Group and Climate Action partner to deliver key launch event on climate finance 30 Jan 2017

    With the Paris Agreement ratified, momentum is building behind effective NDC (Nationally Determined Contributions) implementation.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. New York Pension Fund joins multi-billion-dollar international investors to reduce carbon footprint
    New York Pension Fund joins multi-billion-dollar international investors to reduce carbon footprint 25 Jan 2017

    In the latest demonstration of institutional asset owners' commitment to climate action, New York State Common Retirement Fund (CRF), has joined the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition (PDC).

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. Revolutionary digital platform to boost green finance
    Revolutionary digital platform to boost green finance 23 Jan 2017

    the 'Green Digital Finance Alliance', a ground-breaking initiative to harness digital technologies in catalyzing financing that addresses global environmental challenges, was launched today at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation
  7. New research predicts the future of coral reefs under climate change
    New research predicts the future of coral reefs under climate change 18 Jan 2017

    New climate model projections of the world's coral reefs reveal which reefs will be hit first by annual coral bleaching, an event that poses the gravest threat to one of the Earth's most important ecosystems.

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22,COP 23
  8. Urban sprawl, mining & tourism add to the litter problem in the mountains, UN report shows way out
    Urban sprawl, mining & tourism add to the litter problem in the mountains, UN report shows way out 17 Jan 2017

    The expansion of cities, pollution from mining and tourism are exacerbating challenges for waste management in mountain regions - but a new report led by UN Environment shows how policymakers can prevent it

    Worldwide,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. Asset Owners With £2 Trillion Launch Climate Investment Tracker: Transition Pathway Initiative
    Asset Owners With £2 Trillion Launch Climate Investment Tracker: Transition Pathway Initiative 13 Jan 2017

    Thirteen leading international asset owners launch major initiative to embed climate concerns in investment decisions

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  10. European Commission, UN Environment step up cooperation to protect the world’s oceans
    European Commission, UN Environment step up cooperation to protect the world’s oceans 12 Jan 2017

    Protecting the world's oceans from the rising threats of pollution, marine litter and overfishing will be a top cooperation priority for the European Commission and the UN Environment next year

    Worldwide,Policy,COP 23

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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