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Renewables set for biggest year in half a century in Australia

  Renewables set for biggest year in half a century in Australia
5:11pm - 17 February 2017

2017 will be a big year for renewables in Australia with more than 20 large-scale renewable energy projects that are either under construction or pending construction, with a newly installed capacity of over 2,250 megawatts (MW)

Oceania, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance, Sustainable Energy

Leading investors appeal to G20 governments to end fossil fuel subsidies

  Leading investors appeal to G20 governments to end fossil fuel subsidies
5:06pm - 17 February 2017

A coalition of leading investors – with a total of $2.8 trillion in assets under management – issued a joint statement on Wednesday 15 February, calling on G20 economies to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance

UN knowledge platform launches live-tracking tools to review progress towards SDGs

  UN knowledge platform launches live-tracking tools to review progress towards SDGs
11:00am - 17 February 2017

UN Environment’s dynamic online platform – designed for sharing contextualised data and knowledge to keep the environment under review – has unveiled new tools to review progress towards the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Worldwide, COP 23, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Andreas Regnell, Head of Strategy at Vattenfall

Interview with Andreas Regnell, Head of Strategy at Vattenfall

Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, COP 23, Sustainable Energy

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

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  The innovation race: How technology is driving sustainability in sport

The innovation race: How technology is driving sustainability in sport

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Sports, Tech. & Innovation

The sports industry is increasingly placing sustainability at the heart of its agenda, presenting huge opportunities are being created for directly reducing emissions through sustainable technology innovation

🎤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
  Dr. Barbara Hendricks

New country partnerships to enhance climate policy cooperation

by Dr. Barbara Hendricks
German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
  Dr. Hoesung Lee,

The IPCC’s Scientific Assessments of Climate Change

by Dr. Hoesung Lee,
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
EDITOR'S PICKS
  World Bank launches online solar mapping tool

World Bank launches online solar mapping tool

Worldwide, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

The World Bank, in partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), launched the Global Solar Atlas at an ISA event at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

  Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment

Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director 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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