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  1. Global innovation challenge opens for students to fight marine plastic
    Global innovation challenge opens for students to fight marine plastic 28 Jun 2017

    Entries open today for the world’s first student competition to find the next generation of solutions to the global problem of marine litter. Organized by UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture
  2. G7 throws weight behind sustainable finance movement
    G7 throws weight behind sustainable finance movement 12 Jun 2017

    The G7 today joined the G20, other countries and markets in throwing its weight behind a growing movement to turn the power of the global financial system to sustainable development

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation
  3. A million people demand a global ban on single-use plastic at UN Oceans Conference
    A million people demand a global ban on single-use plastic at UN Oceans Conference 6 Jun 2017

    Today, an Avaaz petition signed by more than one million people to phase-out single use plastic worldwide within the next five years will be presented to UN Environment to support its Clean Seas campaign to end marine litter

    Worldwide,Policy
  4. Massive clean-ups and new national parks as humanity stands with nature on World Environment Day
    Massive clean-ups and new national parks as humanity stands with nature on World Environment Day 5 Jun 2017

    Thousands of people across six continents are joining massive clean-ups of beaches and parks and over 30 iconic landmarks are lighting up in green in a powerful demonstration of humanity’s love for nature on World Environment Day

    Worldwide,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  5. 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
  6. Global purchasers move to axe deforestation from supply chains
    Global purchasers move to axe deforestation from supply chains 23 May 2017

    McDonald’s and L’Oréal are among the first major corporations leveraging their purchasing power to achieve deforestation-free commodity supply chains

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture
  7. 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
  8. Financing innovation for a low carbon future
    Financing innovation for a low carbon future 28 Apr 2017

    Climate Action is delighted to announce the Sustainable Investment Forum 2017, held during Climate Week NYC in New York at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on 19 September 2017

    North America,Worldwide,Finance
  9. Unlocking private capital for low carbon projects: the next steps
    Unlocking private capital for low carbon projects: the next steps 26 Apr 2017

    The latest Climate Action webinar, held ahead of the Innovate4Climate event discussed the latest progress on scaling low carbon projects

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation
  10. IFC, Amundi to Create World’s Largest Green-Bond Fund Dedicated to Emerging Markets
    IFC, Amundi to Create World’s Largest Green-Bond Fund Dedicated to Emerging Markets 24 Apr 2017

    IFC today agreed to create the largest green-bond fund dedicated to emerging markets—a $2 billion initiative that aims to deepen local capital markets and expand financing for climate investments

    Worldwide,Finance

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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