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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. 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. Asset Owners With £2 Trillion Launch Climate Investment Tracker: Transition Pathway Initiative
    Asset Owners With £2 Trillion Launch Climate Investment Tracker: Transition Pathway Initiative 13 Jan 2017

    Thirteen leading international asset owners launch major initiative to embed climate concerns in investment decisions

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 2016: A tipping point for the sports movement?
    2016: A tipping point for the sports movement? 4 Jan 2017

    2016 has been a very exciting year for the sports industry, with the quadrennial UEFA European Championship and Rio Olympic Games running alongside many other major sports events that take place globally every year

    Worldwide,Sports
  8. The sports world’s top sustainability experts launch “Sport and Sustainability International”
    The sports world’s top sustainability experts launch “Sport and Sustainability International” 13 Dec 2016

    A global initiative to leverage the influence of sport to protect the environment and all the species that depend on it is off to the races with the formation of “Sport and Sustainability International”

    Worldwide,Sports
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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