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  1. France pledges to increase climate action commitments
    France pledges to increase climate action commitments 8 Jun 2017

    France has vowed to go beyond its initial international commitments under the Paris Agreement, and will launch a new initiative to attract climate change expertise from across the globe

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,COP 23
  2. Over 280 global investors appeal to G7 to stand by Paris Agreement
    Over 280 global investors appeal to G7 to stand by Paris Agreement 22 May 2017

    A total of 282 global investors – representing more than $17 trillion in assets – have appealed to G7 heads of state to adhere to and drive the implementation of their commitments under the Paris Agreement

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,COP 21,COP 23
  3. China and India on track to surpass Paris Agreement commitments
    China and India on track to surpass Paris Agreement commitments 22 May 2017

    New analysis shows that China and India are on track to exceed their Paris Agreement climate pledges, thanks to the closure of coal power plants and the steep uptake of renewables

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 23
  4. Leading businesses back 2050 net zero goal for buildings
    Leading businesses back 2050 net zero goal for buildings 3 Feb 2017

    Three leading businesses have committed to a global target to ensure all buildings have net zero carbon emissions by 2050

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 23
  5. Record $7.5 billion in green bonds issued by France
    Record $7.5 billion in green bonds issued by France 2 Feb 2017

    On Tuesday, France issued a record €7 billion ($7.5 billion) in green bonds, a significant step in expanding the renewable energy market

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 23
  6. Low-cost solar solutions light thousands of homes in India
    Low-cost solar solutions light thousands of homes in India 17 Jan 2017

    Last April, India’s Energy Minister Piyush Goyal announced it is now less costly to produce electricity from the sun than from coal in the country

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,COP 23
  7. Canada sets first national carbon price
    Canada sets first national carbon price 12 Dec 2016

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the country’s first carbon tax at C$10 a tonne.

    North America,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  8. Korea targets emission reductions
    Korea targets emission reductions 7 Dec 2016

    On Tuesday, the Korean government announced mid and long-term action plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the country.

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  9. New EU energy plans
    New EU energy plans 1 Dec 2016

    On 30 November 2016, the European Commission announced plans to cut energy usage by 30 per cent by 2030 to meet Europe’s Paris Agreement commitments.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  10. Morocco targets 100% renewable energy
    Morocco targets 100% renewable energy 29 Nov 2016

    Host of COP22, Morocco, is amongst a group of 48 countries that have committed to meeting 100 per cent domestic renewable energy production.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22

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