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  1. Climate Action publication launched in Bonn
    Climate Action publication launched in Bonn 13 Nov 2017

    On Monday, the 11th edition of the Climate Action publication was launched, where the world’s leading sustainability thinkers and policymakers provide detailed insights on the pathway to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Political leaders make the case for stronger action on climate
    Political leaders make the case for stronger action on climate 13 Nov 2017

    During the first day of the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum, international energy and environment ministers have urged the global community to act faster and stronger to make the transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Europe,North America,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  3. Australian Queensland commits $150 million to renewable energy projects
    Australian Queensland commits $150 million to renewable energy projects 13 Nov 2017

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced on Sunday a new pledge of more than $150 million to expand renewable energy capacity in Queensland as part of the State’s commitment for renewables to provide 50 percent of its energy needs by 2030.

    Oceania,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. The European Commission announces new Clean Mobility plan
    The European Commission announces new Clean Mobility plan 10 Nov 2017

    The European Commission has published its new proposals to reduce carbon emissions from vehicles by 30 percent by 2030 by also setting incentive schemes to deploy electric vehicles across EU countries.

    Europe,Policy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. The largest solar power plant in the UK is to be developed without subsidy
    The largest solar power plant in the UK is to be developed without subsidy 10 Nov 2017

    Hive Energy, one of the biggest solar power developers in the UK, has announced its plans to develop a huge 350 MW solar park in Kent with zero subsidies from the UK government.

    Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Tesla to replace backup diesel generators with 200 battery systems on the US island of Nantucket
    Tesla to replace backup diesel generators with 200 battery systems on the US island of Nantucket 10 Nov 2017

    National Grid, Nantucket’s grid operator, has announced the installation of 200 of Tesla’s unique ‘Powerpack' battery systems to the island in order to reduce reliance on backup diesel generators and add capacity.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Siemens launches the first eHighway demonstration in the US
    Siemens launches the first eHighway demonstration in the US 9 Nov 2017

    Siemens has launched a one-mile zero emission eHighway pilot project in California which supplies trucks with electric power.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. EU Emissions Trading System to be revised to go in line with the Paris Agreement
    EU Emissions Trading System to be revised to go in line with the Paris Agreement 9 Nov 2017

    The EU has reached a provisional agreement to revise its Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) for the period after 2020 - a crucial move amid the ongoing climate negotiations in Bonn.

    Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  9. Michael Bloomberg expands ‘war on coal’ campaign to Europe with $50 million donation
    Michael Bloomberg expands ‘war on coal’ campaign to Europe with $50 million donation 9 Nov 2017

    On Thursday, UN special envoy on climate change and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg announced a $50 million fund to extend the battle against coal to Europe.

    Finance,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Barclays issues €500 million bond for “green mortgages”
    Barclays issues €500 million bond for “green mortgages” 8 Nov 2017

    UK-based banking giant has successfully issued a €500 million green bond - the first of its kind in the UK to use funds backed by domestic assets.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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