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  1. 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
  2. Melbourne trams to be powered by solar energy
    Melbourne trams to be powered by solar energy 30 Jan 2017

    Melbourne’s tram network will become entirely powered by solar energy under a new proposal by the Andrews government to build large-scale solar farms in northern Victoria

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,COP 23
  3. Tesla powers an entire island using solar energy
    Tesla powers an entire island using solar energy 23 Nov 2016

    American automaker and energy storage company, Tesla Motors, announced on Tuesday that pacific island Ta’u, is now powered almost entirely from solar energy.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. New green technology predicts solar power generation
    New green technology predicts solar power generation 10 Nov 2016

    A solar farm in Western Australia is developing a new way of predicting solar power generation, thanks to cloud-tracking cameras

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. World’s largest marine park created in Antarctica
    World’s largest marine park created in Antarctica 28 Oct 2016

    A landmark agreement has been signed by 24 countries and the EU to protect the Ross Sea in Antarctica.

    Oceania,Antarctica,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  6. Queensland on course to hit 50% renewables target
    Queensland on course to hit 50% renewables target 12 Oct 2016

    Experts outline three credible options that will allow the Australian state to hit its ambitious 50 per cent renewables target by 2030.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  7. World’s first island micro-grid created in Australia
    World’s first island micro-grid created in Australia 30 Sep 2016

    An island off Western Australia will be powered by the world’s first renewable energy island micro-grid which combines wave energy, solar energy and energy storage.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Marshall Islands demand regular UN climate meeting for world leaders
    Marshall Islands demand regular UN climate meeting for world leaders 13 Sep 2016

    Last week, the Marshall Islands released plans for a UN climate summit of world leaders every five years

    Oceania,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  9. Abandoned mine to be converted into world’s first large-scale PHES
    Abandoned mine to be converted into world’s first large-scale PHES 12 Sep 2016

    Kidston, Australia, became one of the 50,000 “orphaned mines” of the country – after being a mining town for a century.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. Sydney Opera House aims to be carbon neutral by 2023
    Sydney Opera House aims to be carbon neutral by 2023 10 Aug 2016

    The iconic Australian landmark has launched an updated sustainability strategy in an attempt to achieve carbon neutral status by 2023.

    Asia,Oceania,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction

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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