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Caribbean island to secure new solar energy plant

  Caribbean island to secure new solar energy plant
4:24pm - 22 March 2017

The government of Antigua and Barbuda has announced plans to install a new solar energy plant on Barbuda

North America, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy

Plans for coal power plants fall nearly 50% globally in 2016

  Plans for coal power plants fall nearly 50% globally in 2016
3:47pm - 22 March 2017

2016 saw a steep decline in the number of coal-fired power plants in pre-construction across the world – according to a new report

Asia, Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23

London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory

  London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory
11:56am - 22 March 2017

London’s iconic black cabs are going green with the opening of a £300 million electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing plant

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Smart Cities, Transport
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Dr. Willem Huisman, President of Dow Germany

Interview with Dr. Willem Huisman, President of Dow Germany

Europe, Worldwide, Agriculture, Sports, Tech. & Innovation, Transport

Climate Action spoke with Dr. Willem Huisman, President of Dow Germany & Chairman of the Board, Dow Deutschland, Inc.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  US$100 Million to Protect the Environment and Promote Development in Tunisia’s Poorest Regions

US$100 Million to Protect the Environment and Promote Development in Tunisia’s Poorest Regions

Africa, Agriculture, Finance, Tech. & Innovation

The World Bank announced today a US$100 million project to support better management of forests, rangelands and agricultural landscapes for more jobs and increased incomes in the North-West and Center-West regions of Tunisia

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Sir Roger Gifford

Globalising green finance

by Sir Roger Gifford
The Green Finance Initiative
  Peter Bakker

The private sector’s role in promoting sustainable development

by Peter Bakker
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  Mafalda Duarte

Climate finance for emerging countries

by Mafalda Duarte
Climate Investment Funds
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Chile to acquire 450 MW solar thermal power plant

Chile to acquire 450 MW solar thermal power plant

North America, South America, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

This week, the Chilean government gave the green light to the development of SolarReserve’s 450 megawatt (MW) Tamarugal concentrated solar power project

  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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