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  1. 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
  2. Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development centre stage
    Incoming President of UN General Assembly puts financing for sustainable development centre stage 26 Aug 2016

    Ambassador Peter Thomson, President-elect of the United National General Assembly, signalled that unlocking finance for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a key challenge of our times

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  3. European Investment Bank visit to see benefit of £2.25bn United Utilities investment 17 May 2016

    Jonathan Taylor, Vice President of the European Investment Bank, today visited Davyhulme, Manchester wastewater treatment works to see at first hand one of the crucial investment projects underway to improve United Utilities’ wastewater infrastructure

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,COP 21
  4. UN Environment Programme Executive Director Statement on Paris Agreement Signing
    UN Environment Programme Executive Director Statement on Paris Agreement Signing 22 Apr 2016

    UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner released the following statement on the occasion of the opening day for the signing of the Paris Agreement

    North America,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  5. Paris Agreement signing marks critical step for global climate efforts
    Paris Agreement signing marks critical step for global climate efforts 20 Apr 2016

    The record number of countries set to sign the Paris Agreement in New York on 22 April signals the next step towards the Agreement coming into force and a critical juncture in a global effort to ensure lasting hopes for sustainable developm

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  6. The World’s Greenest Cruise Ship will sail in 2020
    The World’s Greenest Cruise Ship will sail in 2020 2 Dec 2015

    The design for the world’s “greenest” cruise ship has been finalised, and its maiden voyage in 2020 will be announced at COP21

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,COP 21
  7. 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
  8. Climate Action name top 50 twitter accounts to follow in run up to COP21
    Climate Action name top 50 twitter accounts to follow in run up to COP21 1 Dec 2015

    Climate Action, working in partnership with UNEP to organise the Sustainable Innovation Forum, have, has released their ‘Top 50 COP21 Twitter Accounts’.

    Worldwide,COP 21
  9. 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
  10. Green Climate Fund Executive Director calls for ambitious and innovative projects
    Green Climate Fund Executive Director calls for ambitious and innovative projects 20 Nov 2015

    The Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund, Héla Cheikhrouhou, today met with over 80 ambassadors and diplomats at an information meeting in Seoul, hosted by the French ambassador to the Republic of Korea, H.E. Fabien Penone

    Worldwide,Finance,COP 21

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

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