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  1. Electric boat market to exceed $20 billion by 2027
    Electric boat market to exceed $20 billion by 2027 13 Jan 2017

    According to the new IDTechEx report “Electric Boats and Ships 2017–2027: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts, Key Players and Opportunities” the electric boats market will be worth in excess of $20 billion worldwide by 2027

    Worldwide,Finance,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  2. United Arab Emirates sets sights on 50% clean energy target
    United Arab Emirates sets sights on 50% clean energy target 12 Jan 2017

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to invest $163bn in projects to generate half of the nation's power needs from renewables

    Middle East,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. Argentina to secure 50 new electric buses
    Argentina to secure 50 new electric buses 12 Jan 2017

    The China-based electric vehicle manufacturer BYD has secured a new contract to supply Argentina with 50 electric buses

    South America,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. NFL charity “Waterboys” brings water to East Africa
    NFL charity “Waterboys” brings water to East Africa 12 Jan 2017

    New England Patriots Defensive End Chris Long founded “Waterboys” to unite NFL players from across the league in order to supply water to East Africa

    Africa,North America,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  5. Wind turbines power Scotland for 4 days in a row
    Wind turbines power Scotland for 4 days in a row 11 Jan 2017

    Scotland’s wind turbines generated more electricity than was required to meet the country’s energy demands for 4 days in a row

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  6. Philippines to ratify UN climate deal by July
    Philippines to ratify UN climate deal by July 11 Jan 2017

    The Philippines will ratify the landmark international Paris Agreement after pressure from the Obama administration and France

    Asia,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. Dutch public trains now powered entirely by wind
    Dutch public trains now powered entirely by wind 10 Jan 2017

    As of the beginning of 2017, all public transport trains in the Netherlands are being powered entirely by renewable energy sources, namely wind power

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. World’s tallest solar tower to be built in Israel
    World’s tallest solar tower to be built in Israel 10 Jan 2017

    New renewable energy targets have prompted the development of the world’s tallest solar tower to be constructed deep in the Israeli desert

    Middle East,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. New plans to pedestrianise the centre of Paris
    New plans to pedestrianise the centre of Paris 10 Jan 2017

    The Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, has revealed plans to restrict traffic and pedestrianise the city centre

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. India’s solar capacity to double in 2017
    India’s solar capacity to double in 2017 9 Jan 2017

    In 2017, India’s solar capacity is projected to double to 18 GW, with 14.2 GW of solar projects currently under development and tenders for approximately 6.3 GW are yet to be auctioned

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,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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