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  1. Guterres: Businesses “best allies” to fight climate change & poverty
    Guterres: Businesses “best allies” to fight climate change & poverty 20 Jan 2017

    Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to reduce the effects of climate change and combat poverty

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum,COP 23
  2. Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund
    Obama administration gives $500m to UN climate change fund 18 Jan 2017

    In one of his final acts as president, Barack Obama has signed over half a billion dollars to the United Nations Green Climate Fund

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  3. Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50 billion clean energy plan
    Saudi Arabia to launch $30-50 billion clean energy plan 17 Jan 2017

    Saudi Arabia is looking to invest up to US$50 billion in renewable energy by 2023, announced the Energy, Industry and Mineral Recourses Minister, Khalid Al-Falih, on Monday

    Middle East,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Green finance is being driven by developing nations
    Green finance is being driven by developing nations 16 Jan 2017

    At the recent Singapore, Green Finance and the Collaborative Challenge event, experts concluded developing countries are leading innovation in green finance; however, to be successful they require strong cross-sector partnerships

    Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. Electric boat market to exceed $20 billion by 2027
    Electric boat market to exceed $20 billion by 2027 13 Jan 2017

    According to the new IDTechEx report “Electric Boats and Ships 2017–2027: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts, Key Players and Opportunities” the electric boats market will be worth in excess of $20 billion worldwide by 2027

    Worldwide,Finance,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  6. India’s solar capacity to double in 2017
    India’s solar capacity to double in 2017 9 Jan 2017

    In 2017, India’s solar capacity is projected to double to 18 GW, with 14.2 GW of solar projects currently under development and tenders for approximately 6.3 GW are yet to be auctioned

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. Spain announces 3 GW renewables auction
    Spain announces 3 GW renewables auction 6 Jan 2017

    The Spanish government has announced plans to hold a new renewable energy project auction with a capacity of up to 3 GW, in 2017

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  8. China to invest $361 billion into renewable power by 2020
    China to invest $361 billion into renewable power by 2020 5 Jan 2017

    World’s largest energy market looks to move from coal towards cleaner energy in order to battle hazardous smog

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  9. Ontario and Quebec sign hydroelectricity deal
    Ontario and Quebec sign hydroelectricity deal 16 Dec 2016

    On Thursday 15 December 2016, Canadian provinces, Quebec and Ontario, signed a new deal of CAD$1billion per year for hydroelectricity

    North America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  10. Fossil fuel divestment funds double
    Fossil fuel divestment funds double 13 Dec 2016

    It was announced on Monday that the amount of committed funds for fossil fuel divestment has doubled over the last year and has now reached $5.2 trillion

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Investment Forum

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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