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  1. Singapore & Denmark partner to develop smart city innovations
    Singapore & Denmark partner to develop smart city innovations 24 May 2017

    Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore and the Danish Consortium, Smart City World Labs, have forged a joint initiative to spur green innovation to help mitigate the impact of climate change

    Asia,Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities
  2. California EV sales up 91% in first quarter of 2017
    California EV sales up 91% in first quarter of 2017 24 May 2017

    Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) increased 91 per cent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2016

    North America,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  3. Taking climate action will boost economic growth says new report
    Taking climate action will boost economic growth says new report 24 May 2017

    Integrating measures to combat climate change into regular economic policy will have a positive impact on economic growth over both the medium and long term, according to new report

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Australia invests $20 million in solar PV research and development
    Australia invests $20 million in solar PV research and development 23 May 2017

    The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will commit AUS$20 million towards the research and development of solar photovoltaic (PV), in a bid to make solar more affordable, efficient, and competitive

    Sustainable Energy,Finance,Oceania
  5. Formula E & UN Environment partner to reduce inner-city air pollution
    Formula E & UN Environment partner to reduce inner-city air pollution 23 May 2017

    The world’s first fully-electric racing series and UN Environment have joined forces to launch a global partnership to improve inner-city air quality, through the support of alternative energy solutions and uptake of electric vehicles (EVs)

    Worldwide,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  6. Number of carbon pricing initiatives doubled over past decade
    Number of carbon pricing initiatives doubled over past decade 23 May 2017

    Globally, the number of carbon pricing initiatives that have been implemented or scheduled has almost doubled over the past five years – according to a new report

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  7. Over 280 global investors appeal to G7 to stand by Paris Agreement
    Over 280 global investors appeal to G7 to stand by Paris Agreement 22 May 2017

    A total of 282 global investors – representing more than $17 trillion in assets – have appealed to G7 heads of state to adhere to and drive the implementation of their commitments under the Paris Agreement

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,COP 21,COP 23
  8. China and India on track to surpass Paris Agreement commitments
    China and India on track to surpass Paris Agreement commitments 22 May 2017

    New analysis shows that China and India are on track to exceed their Paris Agreement climate pledges, thanks to the closure of coal power plants and the steep uptake of renewables

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 23
  9. Swiss referendum votes in favour of renewables
    Swiss referendum votes in favour of renewables 22 May 2017

    Swiss voters have voted in favour of the government’s plan to provide billions of dollars in subsidies for renewables, in addition to banning nuclear power in a referendum on Sunday 21 May

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  10. Green finance & climate resilience among Fiji’s top priorities for COP23
    Green finance & climate resilience among Fiji’s top priorities for COP23 19 May 2017

    Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has announced that green finance and climate resilience are among the top priorities for this year’s COP23 climate talks in Bonn

    Oceania,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23

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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