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  1. Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year
    Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year 17 Jan 2018

    New analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has shown that in 2017 global spending on clean energy projects reached $333.5 billion.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change
    Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change 16 Jan 2018

    Germany has signed three agreements with Bangladesh to improve the country's infrastructure and resilience against the impacts of climate change.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan
    EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan 15 Jan 2018

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has backed Turkey’s newly inaugurated National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEAP) which aims to reduce the country’s energy consumption by 14 percent by 2023.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Ford to invest $11 billion by 2022 in 40 hybrid and electric models
    Ford to invest $11 billion by 2022 in 40 hybrid and electric models 15 Jan 2018

    Chairman Bill Ford has announced that the multinational automaker is greatly scaling up investment in the next generation automobiles aiming to add 40 hybrid and all-electric models to its line-up by 2022.

    Worldwide,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. New York City to divest from fossil fuels and sue companies for climate change
    New York City to divest from fossil fuels and sue companies for climate change 11 Jan 2018

    New York has announced unprecedented plans to divest the city’s pension funds from fossil fuels within the next five years.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Global market for wind power now worth $50bn
    Global market for wind power now worth $50bn 8 Jan 2018

    A new report is anticipating strong growth in the global market for wind turbines, highlighting the ongoing rapid transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. New $55m financing to help African communities access renewable energy
    New $55m financing to help African communities access renewable energy 5 Jan 2018

    A group of investors has approved new investments to support remote African communities gain access to renewable energy.

    Africa,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. New York Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels
    New York Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuels 21 Dec 2017

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called the New York State Common Retirement Fund to halt investments in fossil fuels and set up a ‘decarbonisation’ strategy to secure future pensions from financial climate risks.

    North America,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  9. UN Environment: “Stop ‘boring’ language to spur climate action”
    UN Environment: “Stop ‘boring’ language to spur climate action” 20 Dec 2017

    In a recent interview Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment has argued that technical jargon alienates people keen on taking climate action, calling for an urgent change in language.

    Finance,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. The Vatican backs competition for climate change start-ups
    The Vatican backs competition for climate change start-ups 20 Dec 2017

    The Vatican has announced the first round of finalists of its competition calling for climate change focused start-ups from around the world to submit innovative ideas that contribute to the mitigation of global warming.

    Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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