Kenya passed a law which made making, selling and using plastic bags illegal and punishable by up to four years' imprisonment or $40,000 in fines, in an attempt to reduce the nation’s plastic pollution.
Victoria’s State Parliament introduced a legislative package to legally secure its renewable energy targets and send a clear message to markets.
In an interview with German magazine Superille, Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that it's only a matter of time before the country that invented the modern car followed France, UK, India and other countries in banning new cars fitted only with gas or diesel engines- but it did not set an exact date until economic uncertainties associated with the country’s biggest industry are sorted out.
A new report has been released by the global network of insurance supervisors and regulators Sustainable Insurance Forum (SIF) to outline the necessary action to tackle sustainability challenges within the insurance sector.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) just released a joint report called Assessment of Sri Lanka’s Power Sector—100 percent Electricity Generation through Renewable Energy by 2050.
The state government of South Australia has contracted a new solar thermal power plant with SolarReserve in Port Augusta to power its facilities.
The Scottish Government announced a further £1.5m in the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) department mainly aiming to reduce costs in the offshore wind industry and explore further wind offshore opportunities for the country.
China aims to become a global leader in climate action by setting up the biggest Carbon Trading Scheme (CTS) worldwide as an attempt to meet 2030 peak emissions target.
The Spanish Ministry of Energy awarded a total of 5,037MW after its latest auction, although although the action was initially seeking for 3,000MW.
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved the first of four plans by VW to invest $800 million over 10 years in Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure, public outreach, and access to electric vehicles for residents of disadvantaged communities.
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