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  1. Saudi Arabia to call for bids for 700 MW of wind and solar
    Saudi Arabia to call for bids for 700 MW of wind and solar 13 Apr 2017

    Next week, Saudi Arabia will begin to appeal to renewable energy firms to bid for a combined total of 700 megawatts (MW) of wind and solar projects

    Middle East,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  2. 85 GW of solar capacity to be installed this year
    85 GW of solar capacity to be installed this year 13 Apr 2017

    China’s record solar demand has shifted global solar photovoltaic (PV) projections for 2017, according to the latest Greentech Media (GTM) research

    Sustainable Energy,Worldwide
  3. London accelerates plans for Ultra Low Emission Zone
    London accelerates plans for Ultra Low Emission Zone 12 Apr 2017

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that the capital’s introduction of an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will now come into force in April 2019, instead of in September 2020

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. Renewables set new power supply records last month in California
    Renewables set new power supply records last month in California 12 Apr 2017

    On 11 March 2017 almost half of California’s electricity was generated from solar energy for consecutive three hours- according to new federal government estimates

    North America,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  5. Renewables in China to attract $782 billion investment by 2030
    Renewables in China to attract $782 billion investment by 2030 12 Apr 2017

    Wind and solar energy sectors in China could receive up to 5.4 trillion yuan ($782 billion) in investments from 2016 to 2030 – according to a new report released on Tuesday 11 April

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. Solar generates over 1 billion kwH in a month in India
    Solar generates over 1 billion kwH in a month in India 11 Apr 2017

    In February 2017, India’s solar power capacity generated a total of 1.355 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity, according to the Central Electricity Authority of India

    Asia,Sustainable Energy
  7. Portland to go 100% renewable by 2050
    Portland to go 100% renewable by 2050 11 Apr 2017

    The city of Portland and the entire Multnomah County have committed to transitioning to 100 per cent renewable energy sources by 2050

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  8. UK renewables set new records last weekend
    UK renewables set new records last weekend 11 Apr 2017

    Thanks to last weekend’s favourable weather conditions, energy generated from renewable sources set new records in the UK

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  9. Government buildings transition to renewables in Chicago
    Government buildings transition to renewables in Chicago 10 Apr 2017

    Over 900 municipal buildings in Chicago will transition to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025, under new mayoral plan

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  10. Major League Baseball promotes sustainability in sport
    Major League Baseball promotes sustainability in sport 10 Apr 2017

    Over the past decade, Major League Baseball (MLB) has helped to lead the sustainable revolution in sport in terms of its stadiums and its green initiatives

    Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Carbon Reduction,North America,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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