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Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy

  Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy
11:18am - 16 August 2017

All business parts of Dutch company Royal Schiphol Group will be powered by sustainable energy from 1 January 2018.

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

South Australian government to be powered by solar thermal

  South Australian government to be powered by solar thermal
5:20pm - 14 August 2017

The state government of South Australia has contracted a new solar thermal power plant with SolarReserve in Port Augusta to power its facilities.

Oceania, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Biggest city in Florida, Orlando, commits to 100% renewables

  Biggest city in Florida, Orlando, commits to 100% renewables
11:06am - 10 August 2017

US city Orlando has approved on Tuesday the new target of reaching 100 per cent clean and renewable energy by 2050.

North America, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Ursula Mathar, VP BMW Group

Interview with Ursula Mathar, VP BMW Group

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Transport

Climate Action caught up with Ursula Mathar, VP BMW Group ahead of the Sustainable Innovation Forum, organised in official partnership with UN Environment alongside COP23 in Bonn on 13-14 November 2017.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Finalists announced for the Innovative Climate Finance Tool Competition

Finalists announced for the Innovative Climate Finance Tool Competition

Last June, Climate Action opened submissions for the new Innovative Climate Finance Tool Competition, which aims at encouraging the development of new financial tools to facilitate sustainable investment.

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Bertrand Piccard

Clean energy: the change is happening

by Bertrand Piccard
Solar Impulse
  Pablo Badenier Martinez

Strengthening climate action in Chile

by Pablo Badenier Martinez
  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 Fatih Birol

Air quality and urbanisation – drivers of climate change

by Dr Fatih Birol
The International Energy Agency (IEA)
EDITOR'S PICKS
  A tiny Greek island to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean

A tiny Greek island to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean

Europe, Finance, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Tilos, a small island in the Cyclades complex in the Aegean Sea, is on set to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean by solely relying in renewables.

  Interview with William Cannon, Environment & Infrastructure Group, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas

Interview with William Cannon, Environment & Infrastructure Group, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas

North America, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Energy

Climate Action recently spoke to William Cannon, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Environment & Infrastructure Group, Sumitomo Corporation of Americas – partner of the upcoming Sustainable Investment Forum on 19th September in New York.

Finance Systems for Sustainable Cities

Worldwide, COP 21, COP 22, COP 23, Finance, Policy, Smart Cities

By Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro and Chair of C40 Cities

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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