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  1. France to end coal production by 2023
    France to end coal production by 2023 29 Nov 2016

    French President Francois Hollande announced during COP22 that all coal plants in France will close by 2023

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 22
  2. Morocco targets 100% renewable energy
    Morocco targets 100% renewable energy 29 Nov 2016

    Host of COP22, Morocco, is amongst a group of 48 countries that have committed to meeting 100 per cent domestic renewable energy production.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  3. Finland plans to ban coal by 2030
    Finland plans to ban coal by 2030 28 Nov 2016

    Last week, the Finnish government announced its plans to phase out the use of coal for electricity generation by 2030

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  4. Costa Coffee introduces cup recycling scheme
    Costa Coffee introduces cup recycling scheme 28 Nov 2016

    UK’s largest coffee chain, Costa Coffee, is set to launch a recycling scheme to ensure as many takeaway cups are recycled as possible.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  5. Zero-carbon infrastructure for 2018 Asian Games
    Zero-carbon infrastructure for 2018 Asian Games 25 Nov 2016

    European energy specialist company IMS Ecubes is partnering with the government of South Sumatra to provide zero-carbon energy infrastructure for the 2018 Asian Games

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sports
  6. Solar Impulse Foundation launches the “World Alliance for Clean Technologies”
    Solar Impulse Foundation launches the “World Alliance for Clean Technologies” 23 Nov 2016

    After the completion of the first world tour by a solar plane, the Solar Impulse Foundation have introduced a new project: The World Alliance for Clean technology

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. Vans professional surfing event prioritises sustainability
    Vans professional surfing event prioritises sustainability 23 Nov 2016

    The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing, in partnership with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and WSL Hawaii, has placed sustainability and resource management at its heart for the fourth year

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  8. Tesla powers an entire island using solar energy
    Tesla powers an entire island using solar energy 23 Nov 2016

    American automaker and energy storage company, Tesla Motors, announced on Tuesday that pacific island Ta’u, is now powered almost entirely from solar energy.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. China to open first national carbon market
    China to open first national carbon market 23 Nov 2016

    China is planning to open a national carbon market next year, and the consequent scale of this market is expected to enable emissions reductions from 2020

    Asia,Finance,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  10. Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22
    Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22 22 Nov 2016

    COP22 side-event brings together influential private and public players who seek to realise the Paris Agreement’s ambitions

    Africa,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,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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