On Wednesday, Wales announced its new energy generation targets pledging that within thirteen years, 70 percent of its electricity needs will be satisfied from renewable energy sources.
On Friday, Ontario signed an agreement with California to enter its joint carbon cap and trade market with Quebec, from 1st January 2018.
On Tuesday 19 September, Climate Action, in official partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative, held the second Sustainable Investment Forum 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Times Square in New York during Climate Week NYC.
US Governors are reported to have a more visible than usual activity during this year’s United Nations General Assembly, taking place this week in New York City, aiming to persuade the international community that States will keep their commitment to the Paris goals.
During the past week, more and more media report that the US stance on the landmark climate agreement is softening, leaving wide room for interpretation that maybe the US is ready to re-negotiate its participation to the Agreement.
The annual major gathering of international climate leaders, the Climate Week NYC, is taking place between 18-24 September paving the way for this year’s COP23, taking place in November in Bonn, where world leaders will convene to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
The Carbon Tracker Initiative published a new report about the profitability of coal power plants in the US, suggesting that phasing out of uneconomical coal power plants could not only save $10 billion per year by 2021 for consumers, but also boost the whole country’s competitiveness.
A newly published report from Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change reveals that corporate giants are asking policy-makers to create an inclusive and robust framework to boost a circular economy.
Canada, China and the EU will co-host a meeting in Montreal on Saturday 16 September to discuss, for the first time, the course of the Paris Agreement implementation progress after the withdrawal of the US from the climate accord.
The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) announced on Wednesday that Anesco, a UK-based renewable energy company, will be the first commercial solar farm to retain their Renewables Obligation (RO) subsidy status even when the electricity generated is used to charge storage batteries.
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19 September 2017
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