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  1. Worldwide carbon emissions remained flat for third consecutive year
    Worldwide carbon emissions remained flat for third consecutive year 14 Jun 2017

    Global carbon emissions remained flat for the third consecutive year during 2016, while demand for coal across the world fell for the second year in a row, according to a BP study

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. Renewables are replacing coal in the UK
    Renewables are replacing coal in the UK 14 Jun 2017

    New analysis, conducted by Greenpeace’s Energydesk, details that wind, solar and improved energy efficiency have replaced the vast majority of power previously provided by UK coal

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. Seattle vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change
    Seattle vows to uphold Paris Agreement on climate change 14 Jun 2017

    The city of Seattle in Washington has expressed its “commitment to meet or exceed” the goals of the Paris Agreement following a vote in the City Council

    North America,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Germany and California to strengthen climate cooperation
    Germany and California to strengthen climate cooperation 13 Jun 2017

    Europe’s largest economy and the largest state economy in the U.S. have issued a joint statement of intent to boost climate cooperation and to support the "Under 2 Coalition"

    Europe,North America,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy
    Singapore opens country’s first sustainability academy 13 Jun 2017

    The Singapore Sustainability Academy (SSA) has been built to highest energy efficiency and green building standards and will serve as the city-state’s sustainability learning and collaboration hub

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,COP 23
  6. Global Wind Day 2017: Discover the power of wind energy
    Global Wind Day 2017: Discover the power of wind energy 13 Jun 2017

    Global Wind Day is observed across the world every year on the 15 June to raise awareness of the role of wind power in reshaping our energy systems, decarbonising our economies and boosting growth and jobs

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. EU reveals new strategy for more resilient cities across the world
    EU reveals new strategy for more resilient cities across the world 12 Jun 2017

    The European Union (EU) has presented its new strategy for resilience building to help prepare vulnerable states and cities for future disruption from long-term pressures, including climate change

    Europe,Worldwide,COP 23
  8. China carbon market to launch as early as November
    China carbon market to launch as early as November 9 Jun 2017

    According to reports, China will launch its nationwide carbon emissions trading system by November at the "very earliest"

    Asia,Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. France pledges to increase climate action commitments
    France pledges to increase climate action commitments 8 Jun 2017

    France has vowed to go beyond its initial international commitments under the Paris Agreement, and will launch a new initiative to attract climate change expertise from across the globe

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,COP 23
  10. Santa Barbara becomes 30th US city to commit to 100% renewables
    Santa Barbara becomes 30th US city to commit to 100% renewables 8 Jun 2017

    The city of Santa Barbara has become the 30th city in the U.S. and the first city on the Central Coast to commit to transition to 100 per cent renewables

    North America,Policy,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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