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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. $100bn for climate finance in developing countries
    $100bn for climate finance in developing countries 18 Oct 2016

    Developed countries have reiterated their promise to finance climate change in developing countries worth up to $100bn per year

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,COP 21,COP 22
  7. The Paris Agreement will enter into force by COP22
    The Paris Agreement will enter into force by COP22 4 Oct 2016

    The European Parliament has voted to ratify the Paris Agreement, crossing the final threshold to allow the Paris Agreement to enter into force.

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  8. Paris Agreement update: 60 countries have ratified
    Paris Agreement update: 60 countries have ratified 22 Sep 2016

    Yesterday, more than 20 countries officially ratified the Paris Agreement at the UN General Assembly ceremony

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  9. Paris Agreement Update: Brazil has ratified
    Paris Agreement Update: Brazil has ratified 13 Sep 2016

    The Brazilian government has ratified its participation in the Paris Agreement – a significant step by Latin America’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases.

    South America,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  10. A tipping point for the Paris Agreement?
    A tipping point for the Paris Agreement? 8 Sep 2016

    China and the United States have confirmed their ratification of the historic Paris Agreement, tipping the balance in favour of a quick entry into force of the Agreement by the end of 2016.

    Asia,North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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

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