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  1. Sri Lanka to achieve 100% renewables by 2050
    Sri Lanka to achieve 100% renewables by 2050 17 Aug 2017

    The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) just released a joint report called Assessment of Sri Lanka’s Power Sector—100 percent Electricity Generation through Renewable Energy by 2050.

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22,COP 23
  2. France to end coal production by 2023
    France to end coal production by 2023 29 Nov 2016

    French President Francois Hollande announced during COP22 that all coal plants in France will close by 2023

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 22
  3. 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
  4. Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22
    Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22 22 Nov 2016

    COP22 side-event brings together influential private and public players who seek to realise the Paris Agreement’s ambitions

    Africa,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  5. Germany is world’s first country to release a 2050 emission reduction plan
    Germany is world’s first country to release a 2050 emission reduction plan 21 Nov 2016

    During COP22 in Marrakech on 14 November, the German Cabinet became the first country to approve and release a new long-term plan for climate action until 2050 – the Climate Protection Plan 2050

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  6. Summary of UN climate talks COP22 in Marrakech
    Summary of UN climate talks COP22 in Marrakech 21 Nov 2016

    Two weeks ago, the UN climate talks – COP22 – started in Marrakech, gathering 200 countries to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  7. UN climate talks start at COP22 in Marrakech
    UN climate talks start at COP22 in Marrakech 9 Nov 2016

    Last Tuesday, the UN’s climate talks have opened in Marrakech, with representatives from 196 countries focusing on the implementation of the Paris Agreement, under the stewardship of the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Salaheddine Mezouar

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  8. Morocco to raise $30bn for agriculture adaptation in Africa
    Morocco to raise $30bn for agriculture adaptation in Africa 1 Nov 2016

    A new initiative aims at mobilising US $30 billion to help the agriculture sector in African countries to adapt to climate change.

    Africa,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,COP 22
  9. Turkish renewable energy sector targeted
    Turkish renewable energy sector targeted 26 Oct 2016

    Saudi Arabia-based power project developer, ACWA Power, is planning to enter the renewable energy sector in Turkey.

    Asia,Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  10. 70 nations gathered in Marrakech to prepare for COP22
    70 nations gathered in Marrakech to prepare for COP22 21 Oct 2016

    On 18 and 19 October, a Pre-COP Ministerial Meeting was held to prepare for COP22, which is hosted in Marrakech from 7 to 8 November

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,COP 22

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