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France to ban all new oil and gas exploration licenses

  France to ban all new oil and gas exploration licenses
3:39pm - 26 June 2017

France plans to terminate the granting oil and gas exploration licenses at home and in overseas territories, as the country aims to increase the share of renewables in the nation’s energy mix

Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy

EU to swiftly and fully implement Paris Agreement

  EU to swiftly and fully implement Paris Agreement
1:54pm - 26 June 2017

Heads of the European Union (EU) Member States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission have strongly reaffirmed the EU's commitment to the Paris Agreement

Europe, COP 21, COP 23, Policy

Chinese province runs on 100% renewables for 7 days

  Chinese province runs on 100% renewables for 7 days
11:38am - 26 June 2017

The Qinghai Province, located in Northwest China, has successfully run on 100 per cent renewable energy for seven continuous days, as part of a trial conducted by the State Grid Corporation of China

Asia, COP 23, Sustainable Energy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Dirk Forrister, CEO and President of IETA

Interview with Dirk Forrister, CEO and President of IETA

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance

Climate Action caught up with Dirk Forrister, CEO and President of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), on the future of carbon markets and their key role in the upcoming Innovate4Climate week

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Aclima Receives Technology Pioneer Award from World Economic Forum

Aclima Receives Technology Pioneer Award from World Economic Forum

North America, COP 23, Smart Cities, Tech. & Innovation

Aclima, the San Francisco-based company delivering environmental intelligence through sensor networks to improve human and planetary health, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “technology pioneers”

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Dr. Hoesung Lee,

The IPCC’s Scientific Assessments of Climate Change

by Dr. Hoesung Lee,
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
  Patricia Espinosa

The Game has Changed for Good

by Patricia Espinosa
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  Elizabeth Maruma Mrema

Energy law and sustainable policies

by Elizabeth Maruma Mrema
UN Environment
  Peter Bakker

The private sector’s role in promoting sustainable development

by Peter Bakker
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy

Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy

Asia, COP 23, Tech. & Innovation

The Singapore Sustainability Academy (SSA) has been built to highest energy efficiency and green building standards and will serve as the city-state’s sustainability learning and collaboration hub

  Interview with Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment

Interview with Erik Solheim, Head 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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