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  1. Biggest city in Florida, Orlando, commits to 100% renewables
    Biggest city in Florida, Orlando, commits to 100% renewables 10 Aug 2017

    US city Orlando has approved on Tuesday the new target of reaching 100 per cent clean and renewable energy by 2050.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  2. CPI announces new design for investment in renewable energy
    CPI announces new design for investment in renewable energy 8 Aug 2017

    Climate Policy Initiative (CPI) Energy Finance just announced their new investment design aiming at facilitating cheaper long-term capital to finance wind and solar energy projects.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  3. Utility to launch solar programme for low-income customers
    Utility to launch solar programme for low-income customers 7 Aug 2017

    The new pilot programme to make renewable energy available for low-income customers proposed by the utility Con Edison has recently been approved by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC).

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  4. Hawaii launched construction of its first public hydrogen vehicle fuelling station
    Hawaii launched construction of its first public hydrogen vehicle fuelling station 4 Aug 2017

    With a ground-breaking ceremony, Hawaii started the construction of its first public fuelling station for hydrogen vehicles, enabling the state to start selling hydrogen-fuelled cars by 2018.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  5. Scotland continues R&D investment to cut down costs for offshore wind
    Scotland continues R&D investment to cut down costs for offshore wind 4 Aug 2017

    The Scottish Government announced a further £1.5m in the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) department mainly aiming to reduce costs in the offshore wind industry and explore further wind offshore opportunities for the country.

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  6. China is about to launch the biggest national Carbon Trading Scheme in the world
    China is about to launch the biggest national Carbon Trading Scheme in the world 3 Aug 2017

    China aims to become a global leader in climate action by setting up the biggest Carbon Trading Scheme (CTS) worldwide as an attempt to meet 2030 peak emissions target.

    Asia,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  7. Spain awarded contracts for more than 5GW of renewables
    Spain awarded contracts for more than 5GW of renewables 3 Aug 2017

    The Spanish Ministry of Energy awarded a total of 5,037MW after its latest auction, although although the action was initially seeking for 3,000MW.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  8. China plans another 100 panda solar power plants worldwide
    China plans another 100 panda solar power plants worldwide 1 Aug 2017

    Panda Green Energy Group is in talks with Canada, Australia, Germany and Italy to launch more panda-shaped power stations.

    Asia,Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  9. Alphabet creates an energy storage system with the use of salt
    Alphabet creates an energy storage system with the use of salt 1 Aug 2017

    The American multinational giant Alphabet is developing an innovative storage technology solution for renewable energy using salt and antifreeze.

    North America,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  10. JPMorgan Chase to source 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025
    JPMorgan Chase to source 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025 31 Jul 2017

    On Friday 28 July, the global banking giant JPMorgan Chase announced that by 2015, all its property assets will be fuelled exclusively with renewable energy and that by then it will facilitate $200 billion in clean financing.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2016-17

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the 10th anniversary edition of the official Climate Action report for COP22, Marrakech, Morocco.

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