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  1. Costa Rica expands protected seas and fosters efforts to fight marine pollution on World Oceans Day
    Costa Rica expands protected seas and fosters efforts to fight marine pollution on World Oceans Day 8 Jun 2017

    On World Oceans Day, Costa Rica announces a new marine protected area on the country’s Pacific coast, contributing to the global goal of protecting at least 10 per cent of marine zones before the year 2020

    North America,Policy,Agriculture
  2. Massive clean-ups and new national parks as humanity stands with nature on World Environment Day
    Massive clean-ups and new national parks as humanity stands with nature on World Environment Day 5 Jun 2017

    Thousands of people across six continents are joining massive clean-ups of beaches and parks and over 30 iconic landmarks are lighting up in green in a powerful demonstration of humanity’s love for nature on World Environment Day

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  3. Global purchasers move to axe deforestation from supply chains
    Global purchasers move to axe deforestation from supply chains 23 May 2017

    McDonald’s and L’Oréal are among the first major corporations leveraging their purchasing power to achieve deforestation-free commodity supply chains

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture
  4. US$100 Million to Protect the Environment and Promote Development in Tunisia’s Poorest Regions
    US$100 Million to Protect the Environment and Promote Development in Tunisia’s Poorest Regions 20 Mar 2017

    The World Bank announced today a US$100 million project to support better management of forests, rangelands and agricultural landscapes for more jobs and increased incomes in the North-West and Center-West regions of Tunisia

    Africa,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  5. Dow, NASCAR team and University of Arizona partner on water innovation
    Dow, NASCAR team and University of Arizona partner on water innovation 17 Mar 2017

    In the race to secure a sustainable water future, leaders from The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: Dow), NASCAR, Richard Childress Racing (RCR), the University of Arizona and Pima County Wastewater Reclamation met in Tucson to discuss local water challenges.

    Europe,North America,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sports
  6. UN Biodiversity Conference results in significant commitments for action on biodiversity
    UN Biodiversity Conference results in significant commitments for action on biodiversity 11 Jan 2017

    Governments agreed on actions that will accelerate implementation of global biodiversity targets, and enhance the linkage of the biodiversity agenda with other global agendas including the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement.

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture,COP 23
  7. Global leaders prepare to get down to business at COP22
    Global leaders prepare to get down to business at COP22 4 Nov 2016

    Leaders are now preparing to get down to business at the Sustainable Innovation Forum during COP22, co-convened by Climate Action in partnership with UNEP and the Moroccan Government.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 22
  8. Responsible Rio: Millions of FSC-certified products will be used at 2016 Olympics and Paralympics
    Responsible Rio: Millions of FSC-certified products will be used at 2016 Olympics and Paralympics 4 Aug 2016

    A guide to where you’ll find responsibly-sourced FSC forest products at the Rio Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games

    South America,Policy,Agriculture,Sports
  9. WRI welcomes Dr. Liz Goodwin OBE as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste
    WRI welcomes Dr. Liz Goodwin OBE as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste 1 Jul 2016

    The World Resources Institute (WRI) announced today that Dr. Liz Goodwin will join the organization as Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  10. Keynote Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Official Opening of World Environment Day in Angola
    Keynote Speech by UNEP Executive Director at the Official Opening of World Environment Day in Angola 6 Jun 2016

    United Nations environment chief, Achim Steiner, met Angolan officials on Sunday to celebrate World Environment Day 2016 and address environmental challenges in the southern African nation

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture

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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