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  1. Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy
    Major Dutch aviation group goes for renewable energy 16 Aug 2017

    All business parts of Dutch company Royal Schiphol Group will be powered by sustainable energy from 1 January 2018.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. South Australian government to be powered by solar thermal
    South Australian government to be powered by solar thermal 14 Aug 2017

    The state government of South Australia has contracted a new solar thermal power plant with SolarReserve in Port Augusta to power its facilities.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. Biggest city in Florida, Orlando, commits to 100% renewables
    Biggest city in Florida, Orlando, commits to 100% renewables 10 Aug 2017

    US city Orlando has approved on Tuesday the new target of reaching 100 per cent clean and renewable energy by 2050.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  4. Primark launches its first sustainable cotton line
    Primark launches its first sustainable cotton line 9 Aug 2017

    Clothing giant Primark just announced the launch of its first sustainable cotton line.

    Europe,Worldwide,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  5. CPI announces new design for investment in renewable energy
    CPI announces new design for investment in renewable energy 8 Aug 2017

    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) Energy Finance just announced their new investment design aiming at facilitating cheaper long-term capital to finance wind and solar energy projects.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  6. Utility to launch solar programme for low-income customers
    Utility to launch solar programme for low-income customers 7 Aug 2017

    The new pilot programme to make renewable energy available for low-income customers proposed by the utility Con Edison has recently been approved by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC).

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  7. Hawaii launched construction of its first public hydrogen vehicle fuelling station
    Hawaii launched construction of its first public hydrogen vehicle fuelling station 4 Aug 2017

    With a ground-breaking ceremony, Hawaii started the construction of its first public fuelling station for hydrogen vehicles, enabling the state to start selling hydrogen-fuelled cars by 2018.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  8. Scotland continues R&D investment to cut down costs for offshore wind
    Scotland continues R&D investment to cut down costs for offshore wind 4 Aug 2017

    The Scottish Government announced a further £1.5m in the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) department mainly aiming to reduce costs in the offshore wind industry and explore further wind offshore opportunities for the country.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  9. China is about to launch the biggest national Carbon Trading Scheme in the world
    China is about to launch the biggest national Carbon Trading Scheme in the world 3 Aug 2017

    China aims to become a global leader in climate action by setting up the biggest Carbon Trading Scheme (CTS) worldwide as an attempt to meet 2030 peak emissions target.

    Asia,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  10. Spain awarded contracts for more than 5GW of renewables
    Spain awarded contracts for more than 5GW of renewables 3 Aug 2017

    The Spanish Ministry of Energy awarded a total of 5,037MW after its latest auction, although although the action was initially seeking for 3,000MW.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,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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