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  1. This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017
    This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017 24 Mar 2017

    A global blackout will take place this Saturday 25 March for Earth Hour 2017, which will see some of the world's best known landmarks disappear from city skylines

    Worldwide,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  2. Plans for coal power plants fall nearly 50% globally in 2016
    Plans for coal power plants fall nearly 50% globally in 2016 22 Mar 2017

    2016 saw a steep decline in the number of coal-fired power plants in pre-construction across the world – according to a new report

    Asia,Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory
    London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory 22 Mar 2017

    London’s iconic black cabs are going green with the opening of a £300 million electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing plant

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050
    Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050 21 Mar 2017

    Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the energy sector can be reduced by 70 per cent by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook – according to new findings

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. Austria to create nationwide EV charging network
    Austria to create nationwide EV charging network 21 Mar 2017

    Austria is set to connect a series of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in a bid to boost EV ownership in the country

    Europe,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  6. No rise in CO2 emission despite global economy growth
    No rise in CO2 emission despite global economy growth 20 Mar 2017

    The stagnation in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy is the result of growing renewable power, according to new report

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  7. Bali's first solar-powered boat to be trialled in 2017
    Bali's first solar-powered boat to be trialled in 2017 17 Mar 2017

    The first ever 100 per cent solar-powered boat to circumnavigate Bali, will be trialled in July 2017

    Carbon Reduction,Transport,Sustainable Energy,Tech. & Innovation,Asia
  8. Port of Amsterdam to be coal-free by 2030
    Port of Amsterdam to be coal-free by 2030 16 Mar 2017

    The major European shipping hub plans to diversify away from coal by 2030, under a new sustainability strategy revealed on Wednesday 15 March

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  9. Arsenal powers stadium and fans’ homes with solar
    Arsenal powers stadium and fans’ homes with solar 15 Mar 2017

    Arsenal has teamed up with solar power firm Octopus Energy to power its stadium and fans’ homes with renewable energy

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sports
  10. Northern Ireland reaches 1 GW of renewables
    Northern Ireland reaches 1 GW of renewables 15 Mar 2017

    In 2016, Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) Networks connected 299 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy capacity to the national grid, bringing the cumulative total to over 1 gigawatt (GW)

    Europe,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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