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  1. Tunisia to invest $1 billion in renewables in 2017
    Tunisia to invest $1 billion in renewables in 2017 13 Mar 2017

    The Tunisian government has recently announced it plans to invest $1 billion towards the installation of 1,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy in 2017

    Africa,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. London launches first low emission bus zone
    London launches first low emission bus zone 13 Mar 2017

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched the first of twelve low-emission bus zones (LEBZ) in a bid to curb air pollution

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. Renewables in Africa and Asia secure $50 million private investment
    Renewables in Africa and Asia secure $50 million private investment 9 Mar 2017

    Five new private companies committed to invest $50 million towards bringing renewable energy to sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

    Africa,Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  4. 305 GW of solar power capacity installed worldwide
    305 GW of solar power capacity installed worldwide 8 Mar 2017

    Globally, solar power capacity has reached 305 gigawatts (GW) thanks to the 50 per cent rise in solar capacity added in 2016 spurred largely by China and the U.S. increasing demand

    Asia,North America,Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Singapore’s first solar-powered ferry terminal to open in 2017
    Singapore’s first solar-powered ferry terminal to open in 2017 8 Mar 2017

    Singapore Cruise Centre’s (SCC) Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal (TMFT) will become the Asia-Pacific region’s first solar-powered ferry terminal

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. India’s regulator cuts price of renewable energy certificates
    India’s regulator cuts price of renewable energy certificates 7 Mar 2017

    The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has announced plans to lower the floor price of solar renewable energy certificates (REC) from 1 April, 2017

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. UK emissions fall to lowest level since 19th century
    UK emissions fall to lowest level since 19th century 7 Mar 2017

    A significant decline in the use of coal has driven down UK carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to the lowest levels since the 19th century

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. Wind overtakes hydro as renewable energy leader in the US
    Wind overtakes hydro as renewable energy leader in the US 7 Mar 2017

    According to new data released on Monday 6 March, installed wind capacity in the U.S. surpassed hydroelectric generating capacity, long the nation’s largest source of renewable energy, in 2016

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  9. More milestones for wind energy in Scotland
    More milestones for wind energy in Scotland 6 Mar 2017

    According to data published this week by WeatherEnergy, wind turbines contributed 1,331,420 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity to the National Grid in February – enough to power the equivalent of 3.9 million homes, or 162 per cent of Scottish households

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  10. UK secures multi-million pound investment in energy storage
    UK secures multi-million pound investment in energy storage 3 Mar 2017

    VLC Energy announces plans for two of the UK's largest lithium ion energy storage projects to be in Cumbria and Kent, saving costs and boosting renewables

    Europe,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,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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