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  1. France to ban all new oil and gas exploration licenses
    France to ban all new oil and gas exploration licenses 26 Jun 2017

    France plans to terminate the granting oil and gas exploration licenses at home and in overseas territories, as the country aims to increase the share of renewables in the nation’s energy mix

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  2. EU to swiftly and fully implement Paris Agreement
    EU to swiftly and fully implement Paris Agreement 26 Jun 2017

    Heads of the European Union (EU) Member States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission have strongly reaffirmed the EU's commitment to the Paris Agreement

    Europe,Policy,COP 21,COP 23
  3. 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
  4. South Korea to transition from nuclear to renewables
    South Korea to transition from nuclear to renewables 20 Jun 2017

    South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has announced his intentions to lead the nation towards a "nuclear-free era," as the country transitions from nuclear power to renewable energy

    Asia,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  5. Sweden’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2045 written into law
    Sweden’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2045 written into law 16 Jun 2017

    Sweden has committed to becoming a net-zero carbon emission emitter by 2045, following a law passed in the nation’s parliament on Thursday 15 June

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21,COP 23
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. France pledges to increase climate action commitments
    France pledges to increase climate action commitments 8 Jun 2017

    France has vowed to go beyond its initial international commitments under the Paris Agreement, and will launch a new initiative to attract climate change expertise from across the globe

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 21,COP 23
  9. 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
  10. Over a thousand US business leaders and mayors commit to the Paris Agreement
    Over a thousand US business leaders and mayors commit to the Paris Agreement 6 Jun 2017

    Over 200 mayors have joined more than a thousand businesses, investors and academic institutions in signing a pact to continue the fight against climate change in the U.S.

    North America,Policy,Carbon Reduction,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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