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  1. World Bank to fund Solar Rooftop-PV program in Gaza to mitigate energy crisis
    World Bank to fund Solar Rooftop-PV program in Gaza to mitigate energy crisis 2 Aug 2017

    World Bank announced a partnership with the Gaza Electricity Distribution Company and the Palestinian Authority to launch a $2.5-million solar roof pilot program in Gaza.

    Middle East,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. A tiny Greek island to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean
    A tiny Greek island to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean 2 Aug 2017

    Tilos, a small island in the Cyclades complex in the Aegean Sea, is on set to become the first energy independent island in the Mediterranean by solely relying in renewables.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. China plans another 100 panda solar power plants worldwide
    China plans another 100 panda solar power plants worldwide 1 Aug 2017

    Panda Green Energy Group is in talks with Canada, Australia, Germany and Italy to launch more panda-shaped power stations.

    Asia,Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  4. California Regulators approve first phase of $800 million Volkswagen Zero-Emission Cars Investment
    California Regulators approve first phase of $800 million Volkswagen Zero-Emission Cars Investment 1 Aug 2017

    The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved the first of four plans by VW to invest $800 million over 10 years in Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure, public outreach, and access to electric vehicles for residents of disadvantaged communities.

    North America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. Alphabet creates an energy storage system with the use of salt
    Alphabet creates an energy storage system with the use of salt 1 Aug 2017

    The American multinational giant Alphabet is developing an innovative storage technology solution for renewable energy using salt and antifreeze.

    North America,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  6. JPMorgan Chase to source 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025
    JPMorgan Chase to source 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025 31 Jul 2017

    On Friday 28 July, the global banking giant JPMorgan Chase announced that by 2015, all its property assets will be fuelled exclusively with renewable energy and that by then it will facilitate $200 billion in clean financing.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  7. Europe added 6.1GW of wind power in the first half of 2017
    Europe added 6.1GW of wind power in the first half of 2017 31 Jul 2017

    WindEurope, the Industry body promoting wind power in Europe- formerly known as European Wind Energy Association, released the latest statistics on wind energy development in Europe, saying that the continent is on course for setting a ‘bumper’ year in installations while cautioning some worrying facts.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  8. Schroders launched Climate Progress Dashboard to mitigate climate risks
    Schroders launched Climate Progress Dashboard to mitigate climate risks 31 Jul 2017

    Global asset manager Schroders has launched its own Climate Progress Dashboard designed to provide investors insights related to global progress towards achieving the 2°C global warming limit and towards the overall progress of the transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  9. Panasonic to build the first carbon-free city from scratch
    Panasonic to build the first carbon-free city from scratch 28 Jul 2017

    Panasonic set up plant to attract different entrepreneurs to set up a power system relying mainly on solar energy, a king-sized lithium-ion battery and various energy efficiency schemes in Devner, Colorado.

    North America,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. USA’s largest onshore wind farm is under construction
    USA’s largest onshore wind farm is under construction 28 Jul 2017

    North American renewable energy company, Invenergy, and General Electric Renewable Energy, have begun construction on what will be the USA’s largest onshore wind farm, of 2 GW.

    North America,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,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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