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  1. Development banks to scale up climate action in transport
    Development banks to scale up climate action in transport 3 Dec 2015

    Eight multilateral development banks today committed to accelerating their efforts to mitigate transport emissions and recognised the need for action transport’s resilience to climate change.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  2. BMW Group Joins President Obama’s American Business Act on Climate Pledge
    BMW Group Joins President Obama’s American Business Act on Climate Pledge 2 Dec 2015

    Today, the BMW Group announced that it has joined the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, as one of the 154 companies from across the American economy who are demonstrating an ongoing commitment for action on climate change

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  3. Paris Climate Summit opens with a call by governments and businesses to end fossil fuel subsidies 30 Nov 2015

    An unprecedented coalition of 36 governments, hundreds of businesses and influential international organisations has called today for accelerated action to phase out fossil fuel subsidies

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  4. Fossil fuel firms risk wasting US$2 trillion on uneconomic projects say Carbon Tracker Initiative
    Fossil fuel firms risk wasting US$2 trillion on uneconomic projects say Carbon Tracker Initiative 26 Nov 2015

    Think Tank Carbon Tracker Initiative have released a new report, “The $2 trillion stranded assets danger zone: How fossil fuel firms risk destroying investor returns”, that maps out how a coal, oil and gas supply makes neither financial nor climate sense

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  5. GCF launches guide to the Fund’s investment opportunities
    GCF launches guide to the Fund’s investment opportunities 26 Nov 2015

    The Green Climate Fund has published the second publication in its information series, titled “Elements 02: 'Investing for the Climate'”.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  6. Public Consultation Opens on New Low Carbon Transport Climate Bond Standard 27 Oct 2015

    After a year under development, the Low Carbon Transport Technical Working Group has released the world’s first Low Carbon Transport Standard for climate bonds.

    Finance,Carbon Reduction
  7. Clenergy provides renewable energy system to power Australia mine
    Clenergy provides renewable energy system to power Australia mine 22 Oct 2015

    Swedish based solar technology developer, Clenergy, have supplied a 1.7 megawatt ground mount system for a diesel displacement solar plant project at the Weipa Bauxite mine in Cape York Peninsula.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction
  8. Ealing Council and Greenredeem celebrate one year anniversary 21 Oct 2015

    Ealing Council and Greenredeem, the company that rewards people for everyday green actions, yesterday celebrated the one year anniversary of the residents recycling scheme launch.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  9. Qantas Wallabies will offset their entire carbon footprint with Carbon Trade Exchange
    Qantas Wallabies will offset their entire carbon footprint with Carbon Trade Exchange 20 Oct 2015

    The Australian Rugby Union team's footprint will be offset through the Qantas Fly Carbon Neutral Program, in partnership with Carbon Trade Exchange

    Oceania,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sport
  10. Scents and sense ability: Diesel fumes alter half the flower smells bees need
    Scents and sense ability: Diesel fumes alter half the flower smells bees need 19 Oct 2015

    In polluted environments, diesel fumes may be reducing the availability of almost half the most common flower odours that bees use to find their food, research has found

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction

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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