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  1. Middle East & Africa to increase wind capacity 40 GW by 2026
    Middle East & Africa to increase wind capacity 40 GW by 2026 21 Jun 2017

    An estimated 40 gigawatts (GW) of new wind power capacity is expected to be added in the Middle East and Africa by 2026, according to new analysis from MAKE Consulting

    Africa,Middle East,Sustainable Energy
  2. Taiwan plans for $59 billion in finance for renewables
    Taiwan plans for $59 billion in finance for renewables 20 Jun 2017

    Prime Minister Lin Chuan’s administration hopes to attract $59 billion of private capital in order to boost the share of renewable energy in Taiwan’s power mix to 20 per cent by 2025

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  3. South Korea to transition from nuclear to renewables
    South Korea to transition from nuclear to renewables 20 Jun 2017

    South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has announced his intentions to lead the nation towards a "nuclear-free era," as the country transitions from nuclear power to renewable energy

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  4. Greencoat Renewables plans to list on London and Dublin stock exchanges
    Greencoat Renewables plans to list on London and Dublin stock exchanges 20 Jun 2017

    Renewable investor Greencoat has unveiled its plans to become the first renewable energy infrastructure company to be listed on the Irish stock exchange

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  5. New project to boost renewable energy in Mongolia
    New project to boost renewable energy in Mongolia 19 Jun 2017

    The new project focuses on improving the reliability and sustainability of electricity services in Mongolia, in the face of the country’s rising energy demand

    Asia,Sustainable Energy
  6. Wind power can help meet peak winter demand in the UK
    Wind power can help meet peak winter demand in the UK 19 Jun 2017

    Even during the winter months when power demand is at its highest, wind power can still make a significant contribution to the UK’s electricity supply, according to new research

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  7. World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India
    World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India 19 Jun 2017

    The largest coal mining company in the world, Coal India, has announced plans to decommission a total of 37 mines which are no longer economically viable in India

    Asia,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. Sweden’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2045 written into law
    Sweden’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2045 written into law 16 Jun 2017

    Sweden has committed to becoming a net-zero carbon emission emitter by 2045, following a law passed in the nation’s parliament on Thursday 15 June

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 23
  9. Tasmania expands wind generating capacity with new projects
    Tasmania expands wind generating capacity with new projects 16 Jun 2017

    Leading worldwide renewable developer, UPC Renewables, has announced plans to construct two wind energy projects in the northwest of Tasmania, which will have a total capacity of up to 1,000 megawatts (MW)

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy
  10. $1 billion to be spent on solar projects in Vietnam
    $1 billion to be spent on solar projects in Vietnam 16 Jun 2017

    Vietnamese sugar, energy, real estate and tourism conglomerate, TTC Group, plans to invest up to $1 billion in one of Vietnam’s largest portfolios of solar projects, in a bid to meet the nation’s growing power demand

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy

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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