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  1. India’s specialised renewable energy transmission project secures $500 million
    India’s specialised renewable energy transmission project secures $500 million 21 Mar 2017

    A $500 million agreement has been reached for dedicated transmission lines for renewable energy projects in India

    Asia,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  2. Smarter use of resources to add $2 trillion to global economy according to UN
    Smarter use of resources to add $2 trillion to global economy according to UN 20 Mar 2017

    Globally, more sustainable use of materials and energy would not only cover the cost of keeping global warming below 2°C, but also add an extra $2 trillion to the global economy by 2050

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy
  3. No rise in CO2 emission despite global economy growth
    No rise in CO2 emission despite global economy growth 20 Mar 2017

    The stagnation in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy is the result of growing renewable power, according to new report

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  4. Qatar’s largest solar project to begin construction in 2017
    Qatar’s largest solar project to begin construction in 2017 20 Mar 2017

    A joint venture between Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) and Qatar Petroleum will begin construction on a 200 megawatt (MW) solar project this year

    Middle East,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  5. Google concludes nearly 80% of US rooftops suitable for solar
    Google concludes nearly 80% of US rooftops suitable for solar 20 Mar 2017

    Google’s 'Project Sunroof' tool reveals the vast untapped potential for rooftop solar installations in the U.S.

    North America,Sustainable Energy
  6. EU lawmakers support stricter recycling targets
    EU lawmakers support stricter recycling targets 17 Mar 2017

    The European Parliament has voted in favour of raising proposed recycling and food waste targets, as part of the region’s circular economy initiative

    Europe,Policy
  7. Bali’s first solar-powered boat to be trialled in 2017
    Bali’s first solar-powered boat to be trialled in 2017 17 Mar 2017

    The first ever 100 per cent solar-powered boat to circumnavigate Bali, will be trialled in July 2017

    Carbon Reduction,Transport,Sustainable Energy,Tech. & Innovation,Asia
  8. Port of Amsterdam to be coal-free by 2030
    Port of Amsterdam to be coal-free by 2030 16 Mar 2017

    The major European shipping hub plans to diversify away from coal by 2030, under a new sustainability strategy revealed on Wednesday 15 March

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  9. Kenya places a complete ban on plastic bags
    Kenya places a complete ban on plastic bags 16 Mar 2017

    The Government of Kenya has announced a ban on the use, manufacture and import of all plastic bags which will come into force in six months

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy
  10. Tesco launches new online platform to cut food waste
    Tesco launches new online platform to cut food waste 16 Mar 2017

    Tesco has announced the launch of an innovative platform which will help identify areas where food waste can be tackled

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture

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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