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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment launch video contest on food waste
    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation and UN Environment launch video contest on food waste 2 Nov 2016

    The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) and UN Environment are launching a video contest, calling on the public to share how they're ensuring #NotWasting by submitting a 60-second video online

    Worldwide,Policy
  8. Driving Sustainable innovation in MENA
    Driving Sustainable innovation in MENA 27 Oct 2016

    A recent Climate Action webinar discussed the barriers and opportunities for sustainable innovation in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region

    Africa,Middle East,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  9. WRI welcomes the adoption of the New Urban Agenda
    WRI welcomes the adoption of the New Urban Agenda 21 Oct 2016

    Leaders from 167 countries today adopted the New Urban Agenda, the blueprint for creating sustainable, livable cities around the world.

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  10. Cities must focus on equitable access to core services to achieve prosperity and sustainability
    Cities must focus on equitable access to core services to achieve prosperity and sustainability 14 Oct 2016

    Rapidly growing cities are finding it increasingly difficult to provide their residents with core services, like housing, water, energy and transportation — a challenge that is exacerbated as the share of poor people living in urban areas grows

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities

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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