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Prepare for more flooding, warns UK agency

 
1:08pm - 19 February 2018

The UK’s Environment Agency is warning the public to prepare for a higher risk of flooding due to climate change.

Europe, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

India announced as hosts of World Environment Day 2018

 
11:31am - 19 February 2018

The global celebrations will be used to raise awareness of plastic waste and find ways to reduce single-use plastics.

Asia, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Singapore will charge polluters a carbon tax from next year

 
10:38am - 19 February 2018

Singapore has announced plans to introduce a new carbon tax from 2019.

Asia, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Investment Forum

Using drones to deliver packages could cut carbon emissions

 
4:12pm - 16 February 2018

US researchers have found that using drones instead of truck deliveries could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy use.

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Church of England tells Christians to go plastic free for Lent

 
3:05pm - 16 February 2018

The Church of England has marked the start of the Lent festival by challenging Christians to use less plastic during the 40-day period.

Europe, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Nordic countries ushering in new era of green finance

 
11:41am - 16 February 2018

Scandinavia has long been known for its progressive tendencies, and this is particularly true when it comes to recognising climate change’s threats and opportunities.

Europe, Finance, Sustainable Investment Forum
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif

Interview with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif

Finance

Climate Action caught up with Flavia Micilotta, Executive Director, Eurosif, on scaling up low carbon investment and her participation in the first Sustainable Investment Forum Europe.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Climate Action launches the European Sustainable Investment Forum

Climate Action launches the European Sustainable Investment Forum

PRESS RELEASE – 6 November 2017, London, UK – Last September, UK-based Climate Action announced, at its second Sustainable Investment Forum USA, the launch of a European Forum, which will also be focusing on climate finance.

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First ‘zero-emissions’ Winter Olympics kicks off in South Korea

Asia, Sport, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

The 23rd Winter Olympic games has opened in what it is hoped will be one of the most sustainable events in the tournament’s history.

 

AT&T signs huge renewable energy purchase agreement

North America, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Investment Forum

AT&T has agreed to purchase 520 megawatts of renewable energy, in what is being signalled as one of the largest corporate agreements to date.

 

Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate

Europe, Policy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

The Queen of the United Kingdom has reportedly banned plastic straws and bottles from being used across the various Royal homes and palaces.

 

Renewables overtake coal in the EU for the first time

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Renewable technologies, covering wind, solar and biomass, have beaten coal generation for the first time in the EU, according to the latest figures for 2017.

 

Manchester City continues to show climate leadership in sport

Europe, Sport, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

Manchester City football club has announced it is joining the Show the Love campaign, designed to raise awareness of environmental issues in local communities.

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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