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  1. Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050
    Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050 21 Mar 2017

    Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the energy sector can be reduced by 70 per cent by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook – according to new findings

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  2. Malaysia set to auction 460MW of solar projects
    Malaysia set to auction 460MW of solar projects 21 Mar 2017

    The Malaysian Government plans to auction 460 megawatts (MW) of solar power capacity, in a bid to advance the country’s growing solar energy sector

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  3. India’s specialised renewable energy transmission project secures $500 million
    India’s specialised renewable energy transmission project secures $500 million 21 Mar 2017

    A $500 million agreement has been reached for dedicated transmission lines for renewable energy projects in India

    Asia,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  4. Smarter use of resources to add $2 trillion to global economy according to UN
    Smarter use of resources to add $2 trillion to global economy according to UN 20 Mar 2017

    Globally, more sustainable use of materials and energy would not only cover the cost of keeping global warming below 2°C, but also add an extra $2 trillion to the global economy by 2050

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy
  5. No rise in CO2 emission despite global economy growth
    No rise in CO2 emission despite global economy growth 20 Mar 2017

    The stagnation in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy is the result of growing renewable power, according to new report

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  6. Columbia University divests from thermal coal production
    Columbia University divests from thermal coal production 14 Mar 2017

    Columbia University has voted in support of divesting from thermal coal production, confirming the establishment’s longstanding commitment to addressing climate change

    North America,Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. Tunisia to invest $1 billion in renewables in 2017
    Tunisia to invest $1 billion in renewables in 2017 13 Mar 2017

    The Tunisian government has recently announced it plans to invest $1 billion towards the installation of 1,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy in 2017

    Africa,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. World Bank launches first bond linked to the SDGs
    World Bank launches first bond linked to the SDGs 10 Mar 2017

    The World Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has issued its first bond linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the global effort to combat climate change, end poverty and promote equality

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. 100% renewables makes financial sense for Iran
    100% renewables makes financial sense for Iran 10 Mar 2017

    According to a new study, if Iran transitions to a fully renewable electricity system, the nation would see financial gains as early as 2030

    Middle East,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. Renewables in Africa and Asia secure $50 million private investment
    Renewables in Africa and Asia secure $50 million private investment 9 Mar 2017

    Five new private companies committed to invest $50 million towards bringing renewable energy to sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

    Africa,Asia,Finance,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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