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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

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

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)

  Leading investors appeal to G20 governments to end fossil fuel subsidies

Leading investors appeal to G20 governments to end fossil fuel subsidies

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance

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

Climate Videos
  Interview with Pertti Korhonen, Chairman of the Board, Climate Leadership Council at SIF16

Interview with Pertti Korhonen, Chairman of the Board, Climate Leadership Council at SIF16

Climate Leader Interviews, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, COP 23

Interview with Pertti Korhonen, Chairman of the Board, Climate Leadership Council at SIF16

📄Climate Leader Papers

Air Cycle set the bar high

Valerio Maria Speziali, CEO of the MIRAI INTEX SAGL, discusses innovative solutions providing refrigeration and air conditioning without an ecological footprint.  

Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, COP 23, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

The role of forestry and agriculture in mitigating climate change

Peter Holmgren, Director General of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), explores the fundamental role of forestry, agriculture and landscapes in mitigating climate change. 

Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, COP 21, COP 22, COP 23, Finance
🎤Climate Interviews

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

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

Climate Action spoke with Paddy Padmanthan, President and CEO of ACWA Power - a developer, investor, co-owner and operator of a portfolio of power generation and desalinated water production plants.

Africa, Middle East, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation
🎤Feature Event
  Sustainable Innovation In Sport

Sustainable Innovation In Sport

Europe, Sports, Tech. & Innovation

Join us at the 2nd Sustainable Innovation in Sport on 22-23 February, 2017 in Munich, Germany – a 2 day meeting bringing together stakeholders and influencers who are engendering positive environmental impacts through sport. This event follows a highly successful first edition of Sustainable Innovation in Sport 2015 which took place during COP21 in Paris.

 

This two day meeting will deep dive into the economic, political and societal opportunities that enhancing sustainability in sports can offer to stakeholders in the industry, will amplify and bring awareness to current initiatives that are changing the face of the international sports and sustainability space, as well as focus on new policy and technologies that can be significant game changers.

 

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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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