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  1. New York City now generates more than 100 MW of solar
    New York City now generates more than 100 MW of solar 27 Mar 2017

    New York City residents and businesses recently surpassed the 100 megawatt (MW) solar generation milestone, according to utility Con Edison

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  2. This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017
    This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017 24 Mar 2017

    A global blackout will take place this Saturday 25 March for Earth Hour 2017, which will see some of the world's best known landmarks disappear from city skylines

    Worldwide,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  3. Mercedes-Benz Stadium raises the bar for sustainability standards
    Mercedes-Benz Stadium raises the bar for sustainability standards 23 Mar 2017

    The new home of the Atlanta Falcons is to raise the standards for sporting venues throughout the world, in terms of both innovative engineering and sustainability

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  4. 25 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables
    25 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables 23 Mar 2017

    Two more cities in the U.S. have committed to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, bringing the total number of cities committing to the ambitious target to 25

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  5. Caribbean island to secure new solar energy plant
    Caribbean island to secure new solar energy plant 22 Mar 2017

    The government of Antigua and Barbuda has announced plans to install a new solar energy plant on Barbuda

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  6. Plans for coal power plants fall nearly 50% globally in 2016
    Plans for coal power plants fall nearly 50% globally in 2016 22 Mar 2017

    2016 saw a steep decline in the number of coal-fired power plants in pre-construction across the world – according to a new report

    Asia,Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory
    London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory 22 Mar 2017

    London’s iconic black cabs are going green with the opening of a £300 million electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing plant

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  8. India’s solar capacity triples to 10 GW in the last 3 years
    India’s solar capacity triples to 10 GW in the last 3 years 22 Mar 2017

    India has surpassed the 10 gigawatt (GW) solar photovoltaic (PV) installation milestone, having tripled its capacity in less than three years, according Indian Minister Piyush Goyal

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  9. Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050
    Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050 21 Mar 2017

    Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the energy sector can be reduced by 70 per cent by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook – according to new findings

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. Austria to create nationwide EV charging network
    Austria to create nationwide EV charging network 21 Mar 2017

    Austria is set to connect a series of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in a bid to boost EV ownership in the country

    Europe,Transport,Carbon Reduction

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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