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  1. ReachNow to install 100 electric vehicle chargers at 20 new public sites across Seattle
    ReachNow to install 100 electric vehicle chargers at 20 new public sites across Seattle 17 May 2017

    Woodland Park Zoo is the first site in North America to have the award-winning Light & Charge system available for public use

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. BMW Group and other automotive groups plan joint Venture for ultra-fast charging in Europe
    BMW Group and other automotive groups plan joint Venture for ultra-fast charging in Europe 1 Dec 2016

    BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Sustainability meets classic motor racing: BMW AG presents new global motorsport strategy
    Sustainability meets classic motor racing: BMW AG presents new global motorsport strategy 19 Oct 2016

    The Board of Management of BMW AG has decided to strategically realign its automobile racing activities. In doing so, the company is setting course for a future BMW Group motorsport programme that is as extensive as it is diversified.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  8. Uganda’s “Kayoola Solar Bus” to headline UN Innovation Expo
    Uganda’s “Kayoola Solar Bus” to headline UN Innovation Expo 19 Apr 2016

    Kiira Motors Corporation, the company behind Africa’s first zero emissions electric traction bus, has confirmed its participation as the Green Mobility Technology Exhibitor during the sixth edition of SIE

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Transport
  9. European Investment Bank Nairobi team outlines engagement in East Africa to parliamentary delegation
    European Investment Bank Nairobi team outlines engagement in East Africa to parliamentary delegation 17 Feb 2016

    Last week a high level delegation from the European Parliament were briefed on the European Investment Bank’s current support for renewable energy, transport and water investment and backing for private sector investment in Kenya and East Africa

    Africa,Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Transport
  10. 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

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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