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  1. City of Edmonds becomes 1st in Washington to commit to 100% renewables
    City of Edmonds becomes 1st in Washington to commit to 100% renewables 3 Jul 2017

    The city of Edmonds in Washington has committed to a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100 per cent clean and renewable energy by 2025

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  2. Germany generates record 35% of its power from renewables in 2017
    Germany generates record 35% of its power from renewables in 2017 3 Jul 2017

    In the first half of this year, Germany has increased the share of renewable energy sources in its power mix to a record 35 per cent, according to the BEE

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  3. India to integrate 175 GW of renewables by 2022
    India to integrate 175 GW of renewables by 2022 30 Jun 2017

    According to new analysis, India’s power grid can be balanced even in the event of the nation integrating 175 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy into the grid by 2022

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  4. UK quarterly renewable energy generation hits new record
    UK quarterly renewable energy generation hits new record 30 Jun 2017

    In the first quarter of 2017, renewables generated more than a quarter of the UK’s electricity, a new record, according to the latest data from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  5. New York to establish energy storage target
    New York to establish energy storage target 28 Jun 2017

    The New York State Legislature has recently approved a bill to establish an energy storage deployment programme, which will include an energy storage target for 2030

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  6. US mayors back plan for cities to go 100% renewable
    US mayors back plan for cities to go 100% renewable 27 Jun 2017

    A bipartisan coalition of US mayors has unanimously supported an ambitious plan that would see cities across the country transition to 100 per cent renewable energy within two decades

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. Renewables surpass nuclear power generation in US
    Renewables surpass nuclear power generation in US 27 Jun 2017

    Renewable energy sources are now producing a larger share of U.S. net electrical generation than nuclear power, according to the latest issue of the IEA Electric Power Monthly

    North America,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  8. France to ban all new oil and gas exploration licenses
    France to ban all new oil and gas exploration licenses 26 Jun 2017

    France plans to terminate the granting oil and gas exploration licenses at home and in overseas territories, as the country aims to increase the share of renewables in the nation’s energy mix

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. EU to swiftly and fully implement Paris Agreement
    EU to swiftly and fully implement Paris Agreement 26 Jun 2017

    Heads of the European Union (EU) Member States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission have strongly reaffirmed the EU's commitment to the Paris Agreement

    Europe,Policy,COP 21,COP 23
  10. Chinese province runs on 100% renewables for 7 days
    Chinese province runs on 100% renewables for 7 days 26 Jun 2017

    The Qinghai Province, located in Northwest China, has successfully run on 100 per cent renewable energy for seven continuous days, as part of a trial conducted by the State Grid Corporation of China

    Asia,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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