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Nevada commits to 80% renewables by 2040

  Nevada commits to 80% renewables by 2040
4:18pm - 26 May 2017

On Wednesday 24 May, the Nevada Assembly passed a bill to increase the state's renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 50 per cent by 2030 with a goal to reach 80 per cent by 2040

North America, Policy, Sustainable Energy

Plans for 13.7 GW of coal power in India axed

  Plans for 13.7 GW of coal power in India axed
10:39am - 26 May 2017

India has cancelled plans to build almost 14 gigawatts (GW) of coal-fired power stations in this month alone, as solar tariffs in the country freefall

Asia, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Energy

Renewable energy jobs could reach 24 million by 2030, report

  Renewable energy jobs could reach 24 million by 2030, report
2:54pm - 25 May 2017

The number of people employed in the renewable energy sector across the globe could rise to 24 million by 2030, according to the latest report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Worldwide, COP 23, Sustainable Energy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Dirk Forrister, CEO and President of IETA

Interview with Dirk Forrister, CEO and President of IETA

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance

Climate Action caught up with Dirk Forrister, CEO and President of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), on the future of carbon markets and their key role in the upcoming Innovate4Climate week

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Global purchasers move to axe deforestation from supply chains

Global purchasers move to axe deforestation from supply chains

Worldwide, Agriculture, Finance

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

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Sir Roger Gifford

Globalising green finance

by Sir Roger Gifford
The Green Finance Initiative
  Patricia Espinosa

The Game has Changed for Good

by Patricia Espinosa
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  Amina J Mohammed

Mobilising Nigeria’s climate action

by Amina J Mohammed
Ministry of the Environment, Nigeria
  Erik Jonnaert

Creating better mobility solutions

by Erik Jonnaert
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA)
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Jamaica seeks $300 million in renewable energy investments

Jamaica seeks $300 million in renewable energy investments

North America, COP 23, Finance, Sustainable Energy

The Caribbean island is looking to mobilise investments totalling $300 million in its renewable energy sector as the nation moves towards a low carbon economy

  Interview with Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment

Interview with Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment

Africa, Europe, Worldwide, COP 22, COP 23, Policy

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

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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