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  1. Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new US climate action plan
    Michael Bloomberg and Governor of California launch new US climate action plan 13 Jul 2017

    Governor of California Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg announced yesterday the launch of the America’s Pledge, which will allow US states, cities and businesses to stay aligned with the Paris Agreement.

    North America,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  2. City of Edmonds becomes 1st in Washington to commit to 100% renewables
    City of Edmonds becomes 1st in Washington to commit to 100% renewables 3 Jul 2017

    The city of Edmonds in Washington has committed to a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100 per cent clean and renewable energy by 2025

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  3. New York to establish energy storage target
    New York to establish energy storage target 28 Jun 2017

    The New York State Legislature has recently approved a bill to establish an energy storage deployment programme, which will include an energy storage target for 2030

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  4. US mayors back plan for cities to go 100% renewable
    US mayors back plan for cities to go 100% renewable 27 Jun 2017

    A bipartisan coalition of US mayors has unanimously supported an ambitious plan that would see cities across the country transition to 100 per cent renewable energy within two decades

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Renewables surpass nuclear power generation in US
    Renewables surpass nuclear power generation in US 27 Jun 2017

    Renewable energy sources are now producing a larger share of U.S. net electrical generation than nuclear power, according to the latest issue of the IEA Electric Power Monthly

    North America,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  6. 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
  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. 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
  9. Germany and California to strengthen climate cooperation
    Germany and California to strengthen climate cooperation 13 Jun 2017

    Europe’s largest economy and the largest state economy in the U.S. have issued a joint statement of intent to boost climate cooperation and to support the "Under 2 Coalition"

    Europe,North America,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  10. Santa Barbara becomes 30th US city to commit to 100% renewables
    Santa Barbara becomes 30th US city to commit to 100% renewables 8 Jun 2017

    The city of Santa Barbara has become the 30th city in the U.S. and the first city on the Central Coast to commit to transition to 100 per cent renewables

    North America,Policy,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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