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  1. Emissions in the UK down 38% since 1990
    Emissions in the UK down 38% since 1990 9 Feb 2017

    Greenhouse gas emissions fell 38 per cent in the UK from 1990 to 2015, according to a report released by the National Statistics authority on Tuesday 7 February

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. Solar capacity in China doubles in 2016
    Solar capacity in China doubles in 2016 8 Feb 2017

    China’s installed capacity of solar PV doubled in 2016, making the country the world's biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, according to a new report

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  3. Renewables dominated the US power mix for 2016
    Renewables dominated the US power mix for 2016 7 Feb 2017

    According to a new report, renewable energy dominated the U.S. power mix in 2016 surpassing fossil fuels

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Italy donates €5 million to UN Environment Fund
    Italy donates €5 million to UN Environment Fund 7 Feb 2017

    Italy has signed a new agreement to strengthen collaboration on pressing environmental issues, such as clean energy and environmental education

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Iran dedicates $3 billion to renewable projects
    Iran dedicates $3 billion to renewable projects 7 Feb 2017

    Iranian Energy Minister, Hamid Chitchian, has confirmed the nation’s Finance Ministry’s proposals to invest $3 billion in delivering 5 GW of new clean energy capacity

    Middle East,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  6. Sweden pursues carbon neutrality by 2045
    Sweden pursues carbon neutrality by 2045 6 Feb 2017

    The government proposal gained support from the majority of parties and would see climate target become law by 2018

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. Leading businesses back 2050 net zero goal for buildings
    Leading businesses back 2050 net zero goal for buildings 3 Feb 2017

    Three leading businesses have committed to a global target to ensure all buildings have net zero carbon emissions by 2050

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 23
  8. India’s 750 MW solar auction receives bids totalling 7.5 GW
    India’s 750 MW solar auction receives bids totalling 7.5 GW 3 Feb 2017

    India’s recent solar energy tender has attracted bids from 20 project developers from across the world, with a cumulative capacity of 7.5 gigawatts (GW), a 10 times over-subscription

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. Solar capacity in Ukraine to reach 1 GW in 2017
    Solar capacity in Ukraine to reach 1 GW in 2017 3 Feb 2017

    The operational solar capacity in the country is expected to reach 1 gigawatt (GW) by the end of this year in a major step towards Ukraine’s energy independence

    Europe,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  10. Record $7.5 billion in green bonds issued by France
    Record $7.5 billion in green bonds issued by France 2 Feb 2017

    On Tuesday, France issued a record €7 billion ($7.5 billion) in green bonds, a significant step in expanding the renewable energy market

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,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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