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120 CEOs call on G7 to commit to climate targets

  120 CEOs call on G7 to commit to climate targets
3:31pm - Thursday May 2015

Investment funds worth more than $12tr have urged Group of Seven nations to commit to ambitious climate targets

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Policy

Green bonds could triple to $100bn in 2015

  Green bonds could triple to $100bn in 2015
12:29pm - Thursday May 2015

New report says green bonds market reached $37bn last year and could triple in 2015

Worldwide, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy

Emissions trading reform approved by European Parliament committee

  Emissions trading reform approved by European Parliament committee
9:46am - Thursday May 2015

The European Parliament approved a deal on Tuesday to begin reforming the EU Emissions Trading System from 2019

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Policy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Iceland: reducing the world’s carbon footprint

Iceland: reducing the world’s carbon footprint

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Technology & Innovation

Iceland is a global leader in clean energy generation, carbon reduction and green business and Climate Action spoke to Thordur H. Hilmarsson, Director of Foreign Direct Investment at Promote Iceland, to find out how investors and businesses are benefiting and what the country is doing to enable such growth.

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Cities are leading the fight against climate change

Cities are leading the fight against climate change

Worldwide, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy

Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro and Chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

EDITOR'S PICKS
  $1.5bn pledge from Japan activates UN climate fund

$1.5bn pledge from Japan activates UN climate fund

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Finance

Japan confirmed its pledge to the Green Climate Fund on Friday, bringing the fund over the 50pc threshold to start financing projects

  Arçelik Group’s pioneering green products

Arçelik Group’s pioneering green products

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Technology & Innovation

Climate Action spoke to Levent Çakıroğlu, Arçelik CEO, about how the company is spearheading sustainability efforts in the white goods industry

  Renewables – the best value energy solution

Renewables – the best value energy solution

Worldwide, Sustainable Energy

Adnan Z Amin, Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Secretary General of COP21 joins business leaders at Paris Climate Week to discuss sustainability

Secretary General of COP21 joins business leaders at Paris Climate Week to discuss sustainability

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Sustainable Energy

The launch of the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2015 unites Heads of UNEP, the French Government and business leaders 200 days ahead of COP21

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