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Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City to ban diesel cars from city centres

  Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City to ban diesel cars from city centres
3:18pm - 5 December 2016

On Friday 2 December, Paris, Madrid, Athens and Mexico City have announced at the C40 conference of mayors on climate change held in Mexico their plans to ban diesel vehicles from their centres by 2025

Europe, South America, Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Smart Cities, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Budapest 2024 asserts sustainability commitment at Water Summit 2016

  Budapest 2024 asserts sustainability commitment at Water Summit 2016
9:56am - 5 December 2016

On 28 and 30 November during the Water Summit 2016 held in the capital of Hungary, Budapest, Olympic bid Budapest 2024 talked about their sustainability commitment

Europe, Worldwide, Sports, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

EU on track to meet 2020 energy targets

  EU on track to meet 2020 energy targets
9:49am - 5 December 2016

On 1 December, the European Environment Agency (EEA) announced that the European Union was on track to reach the renewable energy and emissions cuts targets fixed for 2020

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment

Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment

Africa, Europe, Worldwide, COP 22, Policy

Climate Action is delighted to feature an exclusive interview with Erik Solheim, the newly elected Head of UN Environment.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  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

Worldwide, Policy

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

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Hakima El Haité

COP22: Time for Action

by Hakima El Haité
Ministry of Energy, Mining, Water and Environment of the Kingdom of Morocco
  Patricia Espinosa

The Game has Changed for Good

by Patricia Espinosa
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  Dr. Hoesung Lee,

The IPCC’s Scientific Assessments of Climate Change

by Dr. Hoesung Lee,
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  Janos Pasztor

Maintaining the Paris Momentum

by Janos Pasztor
The United Nations Secretariat
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22

Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22

Africa, Worldwide, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, Finance, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

COP22 side-event brings together influential private and public players who seek to realise the Paris Agreement’s ambitions

  Interview with Andreas Regnell, Head of Strategy at Vattenfall

Interview with Andreas Regnell, Head of Strategy at Vattenfall

Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, Sustainable Energy

Climate Action spoke with Andreas Regnell, Head of Strategy at Vattenfall - one of the largest producers of electricity and heat in Europe.

Transformational shifts to protect global commons

North America, Worldwide, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Policy, Tech. & Innovation

By Andrew Steer, President and CEO, World Resources Institute

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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