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  1. Europe added 6.1GW of wind power in the first half of 2017
    Europe added 6.1GW of wind power in the first half of 2017 31 Jul 2017

    WindEurope, the Industry body promoting wind power in Europe- formerly known as European Wind Energy Association, released the latest statistics on wind energy development in Europe, saying that the continent is on course for setting a ‘bumper’ year in installations while cautioning some worrying facts.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  2. Schroders launched Climate Progress Dashboard to mitigate climate risks
    Schroders launched Climate Progress Dashboard to mitigate climate risks 31 Jul 2017

    Global asset manager Schroders has launched its own Climate Progress Dashboard designed to provide investors insights related to global progress towards achieving the 2°C global warming limit and towards the overall progress of the transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  3. USA’s largest onshore wind farm is under construction
    USA’s largest onshore wind farm is under construction 28 Jul 2017

    North American renewable energy company, Invenergy, and General Electric Renewable Energy, have begun construction on what will be the USA’s largest onshore wind farm, of 2 GW.

    North America,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new US climate action plan
    Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new US climate action plan 13 Jul 2017

    Governor of California Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg announced yesterday the launch of the America’s Pledge, which will allow US states, cities and businesses to stay aligned with the Paris Agreement.

    North America,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  5. Berlin startup to plant mini vertical farms in supermarkets
    Berlin startup to plant mini vertical farms in supermarkets 12 Jul 2017

    Berlin based startup Infarm intends to distribute smart vertical farming systems to supermarkets, providing customers with the option to hand-pick fresh vegetables and herbs, whilst simultaneously reducing food mileage and transport emissions.

    Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. Apple to build another data centre entirely powered by renewables
    Apple to build another data centre entirely powered by renewables 11 Jul 2017

    Multinational tech company Apple recently announced plans to spend $921 million on a second renewables-powered data centre in Southern Denmark.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. G20 Summit leaders reaffirm their commitment to climate change targets
    G20 Summit leaders reaffirm their commitment to climate change targets 11 Jul 2017

    Last Saturday, leaders from around the world agreed to continue to move forward on Paris Agreement climate targets despite the US pulling out of the Agreement.

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. New partnership secures Morocco’s transition to a low carbon economy
    New partnership secures Morocco’s transition to a low carbon economy 4 Jul 2017

    The Kingdom of Morocco has signed a three-year Joint Programme of Work with the International Energy Agency (IEA) to help the nation in its transition to a low carbon economy

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. China to add 403 GW of new wind power by 2026
    China to add 403 GW of new wind power by 2026 4 Jul 2017

    Over the next decade, China will add more than 25 gigawatts (GW) of wind power capacity each year, according to new figures from renewable energy analysts MAKE Consulting

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  10. Record 66 million trees planted in 12 hours in India
    Record 66 million trees planted in 12 hours in India 4 Jul 2017

    Around 1.5 million volunteers planted more than 66 million trees in just 12 hours as part of a record-breaking environmental campaign

    Asia,Policy,COP 21,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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