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  1. Aclima Receives Technology Pioneer Award from World Economic Forum
    Aclima Receives Technology Pioneer Award from World Economic Forum 20 Jun 2017

    Aclima, the San Francisco-based company delivering environmental intelligence through sensor networks to improve human and planetary health, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “technology pioneers”

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,COP 23
  2. World Environment Day Webinar -  Solving the Air Pollution Crisis for Human and Planetary Health
    World Environment Day Webinar - Solving the Air Pollution Crisis for Human and Planetary Health 14 Jun 2017

    With an estimated 92% of the global population now breathing unhealthy air, The World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified air pollution as the single greatest global health risk today

    Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. New Global Pathway on Carbon Pricing Can Shift Finance to Sustainable Investments: World Bank
    New Global Pathway on Carbon Pricing Can Shift Finance to Sustainable Investments: World Bank 31 May 2017

    New conclusions from the High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices, led by Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and Lord Nicholas Stern, provide the right advice at the right time to boost climate-friendly growth, investment and innovation

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Big wins for human health, natural resources in switch to energy efficiency
    Big wins for human health, natural resources in switch to energy efficiency 12 May 2017

    A radical transformation in the way energy is supplied and used will be needed if the world is to meet its ambition of keeping global temperature increase to below 2 degrees Celsius

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Fiji a crucial player in global fight against climate change
    Fiji a crucial player in global fight against climate change 4 May 2017

    The World Bank’s new Resident Representative for Fiji says the role Fiji is now taking on the global stage provides it with a huge opportunity in the coming years, particularly in leading the fight to address climate change

    Oceania,COP 23
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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