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  1. Corporate demand to drive the renewable energy credits market
    Corporate demand to drive the renewable energy credits market 21 Apr 2017

    A significant surge in demand for RECs is anticipated, following an increasing number of major corporations committing to ambitious environmental targets

    Sustainable Energy,Finance,Worldwide
  2. Sweden and Norway to extend renewable power subsidy scheme
    Sweden and Norway to extend renewable power subsidy scheme 20 Apr 2017

    The Swedish and Norwegian governments have come to an agreement regarding their shared green certificate system, enabling Sweden to extend its renewable energy target to 18 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2030

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  3. Earth Day 2017: Environmental & Climate Literacy
    Earth Day 2017: Environmental & Climate Literacy 20 Apr 2017

    Earth Day 2017 will be observed this Saturday (22 April) across the globe, uniting more than 50,000 partners in nearly 195 countries to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  4. Europe’s first commercial vertical farm begins construction
    Europe’s first commercial vertical farm begins construction 20 Apr 2017

    The farm in Dronten, the Netherlands, will serve one of Europe’s biggest supermarket chains with lettuce grown using Philips GreenPower LED horticultural lighting

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. New records set for German renewables
    New records set for German renewables 19 Apr 2017

    Renewable energy accounted for over 41 per cent of Germany’s power supply for the month of March, generating a record 19.5 terawatt-hours (TWh)

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  6. Indian renewable energy projects attract large investments
    Indian renewable energy projects attract large investments 19 Apr 2017

    The development of renewable energy in India has received a significant boost with the announcements of two large loans from the World Bank and the European Investment Bank

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  7. Green bond issuance up 42% in first quarter of 2017
    Green bond issuance up 42% in first quarter of 2017 19 Apr 2017

    The green bonds market has experienced more than $20 billion issuance in January-March 2017, following another successful quarter from October-December 2016

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. Albuquerque’s city buildings to host $25 million worth of solar
    Albuquerque’s city buildings to host $25 million worth of solar 18 Apr 2017

    New Mexico's most populous city has committed over $25 million towards the installation of solar panels on the city’s buildings over the next two years

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  9. 20,000 schools to install rooftop solar in Pakistan
    20,000 schools to install rooftop solar in Pakistan 18 Apr 2017

    The government of Pakistan’s second largest province – Punjab – has affirmed its commitment to the installation of rooftop solar power systems on around 20,000 schools

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  10. NBA’s new campaign seeks to shift environmental behavior
    NBA’s new campaign seeks to shift environmental behavior 18 Apr 2017

    By Allen Hershkowitz, Founding Director, Sport and Sustainability International

    North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports

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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