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  1. North Victoria to acquire 3 solar farms totalling 320 MW
    North Victoria to acquire 3 solar farms totalling 320 MW 22 Feb 2017

    Three solar farms with a combined output of 320 megawatts (MW) are expected to be completed by 2018 in northwest Victoria, Australia

    Oceania,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  2. Renewables set for biggest year in half a century in Australia
    Renewables set for biggest year in half a century in Australia 17 Feb 2017

    2017 will be a big year for renewables in Australia with more than 20 large-scale renewable energy projects that are either under construction or pending construction, with a newly installed capacity of over 2,250 megawatts (MW)

    Oceania,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. Leading investors appeal to G20 governments to end fossil fuel subsidies
    Leading investors appeal to G20 governments to end fossil fuel subsidies 17 Feb 2017

    A coalition of leading investors – with a total of $2.8 trillion in assets under management – issued a joint statement on Wednesday 15 February, calling on G20 economies to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Shipping giant UPS to invest $18 million in solar energy
    Shipping giant UPS to invest $18 million in solar energy 15 Feb 2017

    UPS will invest around $18 million in new onsite solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in the U.S., expected to be completed by the end of the year

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. The Netherlands invests in new global climate adaption centre
    The Netherlands invests in new global climate adaption centre 9 Feb 2017

    The Netherlands will host a new Global Centre of Excellence to help countries, institutions and businesses to adapt to a warming climate with the support of the Japanese government and UN environment programme (UNEP)

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Policy,COP 23
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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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