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  1. Apple issues $1 billion green bond in pursuit of 100% renewables
    Apple issues $1 billion green bond in pursuit of 100% renewables 14 Jun 2017

    On Tuesday 13 June, Apple issued a $1 billion green bond to further its goal of running 100 per cent of its operations on renewable energy

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  2. Worldwide carbon emissions remained flat for third consecutive year
    Worldwide carbon emissions remained flat for third consecutive year 14 Jun 2017

    Global carbon emissions remained flat for the third consecutive year during 2016, while demand for coal across the world fell for the second year in a row, according to a BP study

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. Renewables are replacing coal in the UK
    Renewables are replacing coal in the UK 14 Jun 2017

    New analysis, conducted by Greenpeace’s Energydesk, details that wind, solar and improved energy efficiency have replaced the vast majority of power previously provided by UK coal

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Seattle vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change
    Seattle vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change 14 Jun 2017

    The city of Seattle in Washington has expressed its “commitment to meet or exceed” the goals of the Paris Agreement following a vote in the City Council

    North America,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Germany and California to strengthen climate cooperation
    Germany and California to strengthen climate cooperation 13 Jun 2017

    Europe’s largest economy and the largest state economy in the U.S. have issued a joint statement of intent to boost climate cooperation and to support the "Under 2 Coalition"

    Europe,North America,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy
    Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy 13 Jun 2017

    The Singapore Sustainability Academy (SSA) has been built to highest energy efficiency and green building standards and will serve as the city-state’s sustainability learning and collaboration hub

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,COP 23
  7. Oil companies could shift over a fifth of spending to renewables by 2035
    Oil companies could shift over a fifth of spending to renewables by 2035 13 Jun 2017

    More than a fifth of investment by the largest oil and gas companies could be in wind and solar energy technologies by 2035, according research group Wood Mackenzie

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  8. Global Wind Day 2017: Discover the power of wind energy
    Global Wind Day 2017: Discover the power of wind energy 13 Jun 2017

    Global Wind Day is observed across the world every year on the 15 June to raise awareness of the role of wind power in reshaping our energy systems, decarbonising our economies and boosting growth and jobs

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. Number of electric cars worldwide increased 60% in 2016
    Number of electric cars worldwide increased 60% in 2016 12 Jun 2017

    Globally, the number of electric vehicles (EVs) surpassed 2 million units in 2016, an increase of 60 per cent compared to 2015, according to the latest report from the International Energy Agency (IEA)

    Worldwide,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. EU reveals new strategy for more resilient cities across the world
    EU reveals new strategy for more resilient cities across the world 12 Jun 2017

    The European Union (EU) has presented its new strategy for resilience building to help prepare vulnerable states and cities for future disruption from long-term pressures, including climate change

    Europe,Worldwide,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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