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  1. Montreal Protocol marks a milestone with first ratification of Kigali Amendment
    Montreal Protocol marks a milestone with first ratification of Kigali Amendment 4 Apr 2017

    Global efforts to protect the climate and the ozone layer have received a boost with the first ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The ratification by Mali was received on 31 March.

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy
  2. UN Environment will support environmental recovery and peacebuilding in Colombia
    UN Environment will support environmental recovery and peacebuilding in Colombia 3 Apr 2017

    UN Environment will assist Colombia with overcoming the environmental degradation legacy of the internal conflict which lasted for more than 50 years, especially in remote rural areas

    South America,Finance,Policy
  3. Ecosphere+ CEO recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum
    Ecosphere+ CEO recognised as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum 15 Mar 2017

    We are delighted to announce that Lisa Walker, CEO of Ecosphere+, has been recognised as a 2017 Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  4. Sustainable Innovation in Sport paints optimistic picture for the future of sustainability in sport
    Sustainable Innovation in Sport paints optimistic picture for the future of sustainability in sport 1 Mar 2017

    The Sustainable Innovation in Sport Forum 2017 gathered high level industry stakeholders and influencers from sporting federations, teams and athletes alongside government representatives, broadcasters, NGO and businesses

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  5. 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.

    COP 23,Carbon Reduction,Policy,Finance,Worldwide
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
    2017 is the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 10 Jan 2017

    The United Nations General Assembly declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development recalling the potential of tourism to advance the universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Transport,COP 23
  10. More than 190 Governments prepare to take tough decisions to stop biodiversity decline worldwide
    More than 190 Governments prepare to take tough decisions to stop biodiversity decline worldwide 2 Dec 2016

    At a critical meeting opening tomorrow, the UN will call on decision makers from more than 190 countries to step up efforts to halt the loss of biodiversity and protect the ecosystems that support food and water security and health for billion of people

    Worldwide,Policy

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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