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  1. New partnership secures Morocco’s transition to a low carbon economy
    New partnership secures Morocco’s transition to a low carbon economy 4 Jul 2017

    The Kingdom of Morocco has signed a three-year Joint Programme of Work with the International Energy Agency (IEA) to help the nation in its transition to a low carbon economy

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. Germany dedicates $34.8 million to Zambia’s renewable energy programme
    Germany dedicates $34.8 million to Zambia’s renewable energy programme 27 Jun 2017

    The German government will allocate €31 million ($34.8m) to help implement Zambia’s Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff (REFiT)-Strategy, in a bid to accelerate the country’s development of renewables

    Africa,Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  3. Middle East & Africa to increase wind capacity 40 GW by 2026
    Middle East & Africa to increase wind capacity 40 GW by 2026 21 Jun 2017

    An estimated 40 gigawatts (GW) of new wind power capacity is expected to be added in the Middle East and Africa by 2026, according to new analysis from MAKE Consulting

    Africa,Middle East,Sustainable Energy
  4. IFC to invest $55 million in Mozambique’s first utility-scale solar project
    IFC to invest $55 million in Mozambique’s first utility-scale solar project 9 Jun 2017

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has awarded a $55 million financial package to Mozambique for the construction of its first utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) project

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  5. New renewable energy technology training centre to open in Tanzania
    New renewable energy technology training centre to open in Tanzania 5 Jun 2017

    The government of the Republic of Korea has unveiled plans to open a training centre for renewable energy technology in Arusha, Tanzania, in a bid to increase energy access in rural areas

    Africa,Sustainable Energy
  6. Tunisia to allocate 210 MW of wind and solar capacity
    Tunisia to allocate 210 MW of wind and solar capacity 1 Jun 2017

    Tunisia’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies has launched a tender for 210 megawatts (MW) of wind and solar capacity, with the auction including both small-scale and utility-scale solar power projects

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  7. Africa’s largest wind farm to offset 900,000 tonnes of CO2 annually
    Africa’s largest wind farm to offset 900,000 tonnes of CO2 annually 31 May 2017

    Tarfaya on the southwestern coast of Morocco is home to Africa’s largest onshore wind farm with a capacity of 300 megawatts (MW) – enough energy to power 1.5 million homes

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. Ghana supports efforts to end marine pollution
    Ghana supports efforts to end marine pollution 25 May 2017

    Ghana has become the latest nation to join the fight against marine pollution, committing to give the issue priority attention, the country’s Minister of Transport said

    Africa,Policy
  9. $890m EU package to help 79 developing nations combat climate change
    $890m EU package to help 79 developing nations combat climate change 18 May 2017

    The European Union (EU) will support 79 developing nations in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific (ACP) with a €8 million ($891m) to implement a global deal to combat climate change

    Africa,Oceania,Europe,North America,South America,Finance,COP 23
  10. Egypt to invest billions in renewable energy plan
    Egypt to invest billions in renewable energy plan 16 May 2017

    The Egyptian government is investing billions of dollars into new renewable energy projects in order to facilitate the development wind and solar power plants across the country

    Africa,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,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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