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  1. 36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables
    36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables 22 Jun 2017

    The cities of Sarasota in Florida, and Columbia in South Carolina, have committed to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  2. $7.4 trillion to be invested in renewables by 2040
    $7.4 trillion to be invested in renewables by 2040 21 Jun 2017

    According to BNEF’s New Energy Outlook 2017, $10.2 trillion will be invested in new power generation capacity by 2040, of which nearly three-quarters will be in renewables

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  3. Taiwan plans for $59 billion in finance for renewables
    Taiwan plans for $59 billion in finance for renewables 20 Jun 2017

    Prime Minister Lin Chuan’s administration hopes to attract $59 billion of private capital in order to boost the share of renewable energy in Taiwan’s power mix to 20 per cent by 2025

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  4. South Korea to transition from nuclear to renewables
    South Korea to transition from nuclear to renewables 20 Jun 2017

    South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has announced his intentions to lead the nation towards a "nuclear-free era," as the country transitions from nuclear power to renewable energy

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  5. World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India
    World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India 19 Jun 2017

    The largest coal mining company in the world, Coal India, has announced plans to decommission a total of 37 mines which are no longer economically viable in India

    Asia,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  6. Sweden’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2045 written into law
    Sweden’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2045 written into law 16 Jun 2017

    Sweden has committed to becoming a net-zero carbon emission emitter by 2045, following a law passed in the nation’s parliament on Thursday 15 June

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 23
  7. Renewables generated 10% of US electricity in March
    Renewables generated 10% of US electricity in March 15 Jun 2017

    Combined wind and solar energy accounted for more than 10 per cent of U.S. power generation in March; the highest ever share of renewable energy in the nation’s power mix

    North America,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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