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European Commission commits €33m for EV charging in the Netherlands

  European Commission commits €33m for EV charging in the Netherlands
2:19pm - 29 July 2015

Funding will go towards the installation and operation of charging stations for electric vehicles

Europe, Smart Cities, Transport

SkyPower signs $2bn solar deal in Kenya

  SkyPower signs $2bn solar deal in Kenya
11:15am - 29 July 2015

U.S. renewable energy firm signed a deal with Kenya on Monday for a 1 gigawatt, $2.2 billion solar project

Africa, North America, Sustainable Energy

UNEP and Brazil launch key mercury project

  UNEP and Brazil launch key mercury project
5:17pm - 28 July 2015

UN Environment Programme and Brazil's Ministry of Environment launch new research project to help manage environmental risks from mercury

South America, Policy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Iceland: reducing the world’s carbon footprint

Iceland: reducing the world’s carbon footprint

Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 21, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

Climate Action spoke to Thordur Hilmarsson, Director of Foreign Direct Investment at Promote Iceland, about clean energy, carbon reduction and green business

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Landscape restoration – a winning strategy in a warmer world

Landscape restoration – a winning strategy in a warmer world

Worldwide, Agriculture, Policy

Dr Andrew Steer, President and CEO, World Resources Institute (WRI)

EDITOR'S PICKS
  UNEP COP21 report to include ministers from Colombia, Denmark, Germany and Norway

UNEP COP21 report to include ministers from Colombia, Denmark, Germany and Norway

Worldwide, COP 21

Annual Climate Action report will be launched at COP21 in December to support global climate deal

  Sustainable momentum at Avery Dennison

Sustainable momentum at Avery Dennison

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 21, Tech. & Innovation

Climate Action spoke to Dean Scarborough, Chairman and CEO at Avery Dennison, about the company's approach to sustainability and the low-carbon solutions the company will be offering at COP21 in Paris in December

  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
  EIB approves €156m loan for German offshore wind farm

EIB approves €156m loan for German offshore wind farm

Europe, Finance, Sustainable Energy

European Investment Bank lending EUR 156m for the Nordergründe wind farm, which is one of the first offshore wind farm projects developed in Germany

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