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  1. Growth in solar power is bringing power to millions in remote communities
    Growth in solar power is bringing power to millions in remote communities 14 May 2018

    New data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has detailed the vital importance renewable energy is now playing to remote communities.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy
  2. Church of Ireland approves motion to divest from fossil fuels
    Church of Ireland approves motion to divest from fossil fuels 14 May 2018

    The Anglican Church in Ireland has voted to put an end to its major investments in fossil fuel companies.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  3. Costa Rica to become the world’s first zero-carbon country
    Costa Rica to become the world’s first zero-carbon country 11 May 2018

    Costa Rica’s newly elected president is vowing to take the historic step of decarbonising the entire country.

    South America,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  4. Tesco’s carbon emissions plummet by 13% in one year
    Tesco’s carbon emissions plummet by 13% in one year 11 May 2018

    Supermarket giant Tesco is making strong progress towards sustainability, according to its latest annual report released today

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  5. Plans released to transform London into a zero-carbon city
    Plans released to transform London into a zero-carbon city 11 May 2018

    Ambitious plans have been released this week which seek to transform London into one of the world’s greenest cities.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  6. California rules all new homes must come with solar panels
    California rules all new homes must come with solar panels 11 May 2018

    California has become the first state in the US to rule that all new homes must come with solar panels.

    North America,Sustainable Energy
  7. Mali will launch new system to warn against climate risks
    Mali will launch new system to warn against climate risks 11 May 2018

    Mali has launched a new multi-hazard early warning system to strengthen resilience to climate risks and natural hazards.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,COP24
  8. Canadian company signs major deal with Uzbekistan to build a 1,000 megawatt solar farm
    Canadian company signs major deal with Uzbekistan to build a 1,000 megawatt solar farm 9 May 2018

    An estimated $1.3 billion deal has been signed to build Uzbekistan’s first solar plant.

    Asia,North America,Sustainable Energy
  9. Use hydrogen to store excess renewable power, says engineers’ report
    Use hydrogen to store excess renewable power, says engineers’ report 9 May 2018

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is urging the UK Government to invest in hydrogen to secure a low-carbon future.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation
  10. “We need to reimagine banking”, says BBVA on climate change
    “We need to reimagine banking”, says BBVA on climate change 9 May 2018

    One of Spain’s largest banks has called on financial institutions to do more to tackle climate change.

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,COP24

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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