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  1. France to ban all new oil and gas exploration licenses
    France to ban all new oil and gas exploration licenses 26 Jun 2017

    France plans to terminate the granting oil and gas exploration licenses at home and in overseas territories, as the country aims to increase the share of renewables in the nation’s energy mix

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. EU to swiftly and fully implement Paris Agreement
    EU to swiftly and fully implement Paris Agreement 26 Jun 2017

    Heads of the European Union (EU) Member States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission have strongly reaffirmed the EU's commitment to the Paris Agreement

    Europe,Policy,COP 21,COP 23
  3. Chinese province runs on 100% renewables for 7 days
    Chinese province runs on 100% renewables for 7 days 26 Jun 2017

    The Qinghai Province, located in Northwest China, has successfully run on 100 per cent renewable energy for seven continuous days, as part of a trial conducted by the State Grid Corporation of China

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  4. Japan to acquire 66 MW wind energy project
    Japan to acquire 66 MW wind energy project 23 Jun 2017

    GE Renewables Energy – one of the largest wind turbine manufacturers in the world – has announced its development of a 66 megawatt (MW) wind energy project in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan

    Asia,Sustainable Energy
  5. Global wind operations & maintenance market to double by 2025
    Global wind operations & maintenance market to double by 2025 23 Jun 2017

    The global wind operations and maintenance (O&M) market is set to reach $27.4 billion by 2025, representing a compound annual growth rate of 8 per cent, according to new research

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  6. London unveils new green transport plan
    London unveils new green transport plan 22 Jun 2017

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan has revealed a new draft Transport Strategy for the capital, which includes the expansion of the city’s cycle network and a pledge to go zero emission by 2050

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. Solar panels to be fitted on 250 trains in India
    Solar panels to be fitted on 250 trains in India 22 Jun 2017

    In addition to the development of large-scale solar projects and rooftop solar power systems on its rail stations, Indian Railways is now planning to install solar panels on top of its trains

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  8. 36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables
    36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables 22 Jun 2017

    The cities of Sarasota in Florida, and Columbia in South Carolina, have committed to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  9. Chile’s largest metro network to be powered by solar and wind
    Chile’s largest metro network to be powered by solar and wind 21 Jun 2017

    Santiago’s metro system – which transports approximately 2.4 million passengers each day – will become one of the first subways in the world to source most of its power needs from renewable energy

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. $7.4 trillion to be invested in renewables by 2040
    $7.4 trillion to be invested in renewables by 2040 21 Jun 2017

    According to BNEF’s New Energy Outlook 2017, $10.2 trillion will be invested in new power generation capacity by 2040, of which nearly three-quarters will be in renewables

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

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