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  1. Megacity mayors’ call for climate action ahead of G20 summit
    Megacity mayors’ call for climate action ahead of G20 summit 2 Sep 2016

    City mayors from around the world have joined their voices to call for the ratification of the Paris climate deal

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  2. US commit $100bn per year by 2020 to fight climate change in developing countries
    US commit $100bn per year by 2020 to fight climate change in developing countries 1 Sep 2016

    Yesterday, the US announced that by 2020, they would invest $100 billion per year to help developing countries fight climate change

    Asia,North America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  3. South Africa set to become new wind power hotspot
    South Africa set to become new wind power hotspot 30 Aug 2016

    Research and consulting firm GlobalData released a report last week identifying South Africa as the likely new hotspot for wind installation.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. G20 urged to ratify Paris Agreement by influential investors
    G20 urged to ratify Paris Agreement by influential investors 24 Aug 2016

    A group of influential institutions controlling US$13 trillion of investments have called on members of the G20 to ratify the Paris Agreement this year

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  5. Science-based targets to achieve Paris Agreement targets
    Science-based targets to achieve Paris Agreement targets 23 Aug 2016

    Following the Paris COP21 agreement last year, 175 countries have signed the Climate Deal with the target of limiting global warming to less than 2 degrees C

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  6. Paris Agreement update: Climate agreement set to become a law
    Paris Agreement update: Climate agreement set to become a law 19 Aug 2016

    57 countries, accounting for 57.88 per cent of global emissions, have now ratified the Paris Agreement, or promised they will by the end of 2016

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22
  7. IPCC special report on feasibility of 1.5C climate target
    IPCC special report on feasibility of 1.5C climate target 17 Aug 2016

    A meeting is currently being held in Geneva to prepare a special report to assess the feasibility of the UNFCCC’s international goal to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees C

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  8. ADB issues $1.3 bn in global green bonds
    ADB issues $1.3 bn in global green bonds 11 Aug 2016

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued its inaugural green bond, and has now gathered $1.3 billion in order to finance climate change mitigation and adaptation projects with the issue of dual-tranche 3-year and 10-year green bonds

    Finance,COP 21,COP 22
  9. Paris Agreement update: A possible “entry in force” this year
    Paris Agreement update: A possible “entry in force” this year 1 Aug 2016

    Twenty countries have already ratified the Paris Agreement, with Peru’s ratification on 26 July

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  10. Germany and Saudi Arabia to ratify Paris Agreement
    Germany and Saudi Arabia to ratify Paris Agreement 11 Jul 2016

    Germany and Saudi Arabia will ratify the Paris Agreement on climate action by the end of 2016, according to official announcements

    Europe,Middle East,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 22

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