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  1. Transport for London to invest £18 million in EV infrastructure
    Transport for London to invest £18 million in EV infrastructure 28 Apr 2017

    Transport for London (TfL) is dedicating £18 million towards the upgrading of the capital’s power grids, which will enable energy companies to install 300 electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations by 2020

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  2. Albuquerque’s city buildings to host $25 million worth of solar
    Albuquerque’s city buildings to host $25 million worth of solar 18 Apr 2017

    New Mexico's most populous city has committed over $25 million towards the installation of solar panels on the city’s buildings over the next two years

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,COP 23
  3. London accelerates plans for Ultra Low Emission Zone
    London accelerates plans for Ultra Low Emission Zone 12 Apr 2017

    The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that the capital’s introduction of an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will now come into force in April 2019, instead of in September 2020

    Europe,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. Government buildings transition to renewables in Chicago
    Government buildings transition to renewables in Chicago 10 Apr 2017

    Over 900 municipal buildings in Chicago will transition to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2025, under new mayoral plan

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  5. Sydney implements new net zero emissions plan
    Sydney implements new net zero emissions plan 7 Apr 2017

    The City of Sydney has accelerated its adoption of a new strategy that will help the city achieve net zero emissions by 2050

    Oceania,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  6. Singapore imposes stricter regulations to meet environment goals
    Singapore imposes stricter regulations to meet environment goals 31 Mar 2017

    The government in Singapore is set to introduce a series of new regulations in a bid to speed up progress towards the city-state’s environment commitments

    Asia,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. New York City now generates more than 100 MW of solar
    New York City now generates more than 100 MW of solar 27 Mar 2017

    New York City residents and businesses recently surpassed the 100 megawatt (MW) solar generation milestone, according to utility Con Edison

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities
  8. This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017
    This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017 24 Mar 2017

    A global blackout will take place this Saturday 25 March for Earth Hour 2017, which will see some of the world's best known landmarks disappear from city skylines

    Worldwide,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  9. London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory
    London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory 22 Mar 2017

    London’s iconic black cabs are going green with the opening of a £300 million electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing plant

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. Port of Amsterdam to be coal-free by 2030
    Port of Amsterdam to be coal-free by 2030 16 Mar 2017

    The major European shipping hub plans to diversify away from coal by 2030, under a new sustainability strategy revealed on Wednesday 15 March

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Transport,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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