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  1. Canada, China and the EU co-host meeting to talk the post-US withdrawal Paris Agreement
    Canada, China and the EU co-host meeting to talk the post-US withdrawal Paris Agreement 15 Sep 2017

    Canada, China and the EU will co-host a meeting in Montreal on Saturday 16 September to discuss, for the first time, the course of the Paris Agreement implementation progress after the withdrawal of the US from the climate accord.

    North America,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. South Miami makes solar PV panels mandatory for new houses
    South Miami makes solar PV panels mandatory for new houses 27 Jul 2017

    A new law requiring all new homes built in the city to have solar panels, making South Miami the first city outside California to support such an initiative.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  3. Record 66 million trees planted in 12 hours in India
    Record 66 million trees planted in 12 hours in India 4 Jul 2017

    Around 1.5 million volunteers planted more than 66 million trees in just 12 hours as part of a record-breaking environmental campaign

    Asia,Policy,COP 21,COP 23
  4. 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
  5. Sweden’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2045 written into law
    Sweden’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2045 written into law 16 Jun 2017

    Sweden has committed to becoming a net-zero carbon emission emitter by 2045, following a law passed in the nation’s parliament on Thursday 15 June

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 23
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

LIVE STREAM: SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION FORUM 2017 BONN, GERMANY

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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