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  1. US wind energy sector now employs 105,000 people
    US wind energy sector now employs 105,000 people 19 Apr 2018

    A new report has shone a light on the strong economic progress wind energy is making in the United States.

    North America,Sustainable Energy
  2. 2017 was a ‘milestone year’ for the UK’s offshore wind sector
    2017 was a ‘milestone year’ for the UK’s offshore wind sector 18 Apr 2018

    The UK’s offshore wind industry had one of its most successful years on record in 2017, according to the company which leases the country’s seabed.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  3. Tidal power comes of age with completion of unique Scottish project
    Tidal power comes of age with completion of unique Scottish project 17 Apr 2018

    The potential for the tides to generate clean, reliable electricity has taken a significant step this month with the completion of a flagship project in Scottish waters.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  4. UK wind turbines spinning to record levels in early 2018
    UK wind turbines spinning to record levels in early 2018 13 Apr 2018

    Energy data for the first three months of 2018 have shown that wind energy is the UK’s star performer, having rewritten records across the board.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  5. Solar power expected to break records in 2018 despite investment fall
    Solar power expected to break records in 2018 despite investment fall 12 Apr 2018

    New data for the first quarter of 2018 have shown an initial drop in investment for clean energy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  6. World’s most powerful wind turbine built after Donald Trump loses legal battle
    World’s most powerful wind turbine built after Donald Trump loses legal battle 12 Apr 2018

    President Trump won’t be happy. Scotland is fast becoming the go-to destination for offshore wind innovation, and the project he spent so long opposing is leading the way.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  7. ‘Historic moment’ as New Zealand bans new offshore oil and gas exploration
    ‘Historic moment’ as New Zealand bans new offshore oil and gas exploration 12 Apr 2018

    New Zealand’s Coalition Government will no longer be offering new licenses to allow offshore oil and gas drilling within its territorial waters.

    Oceania,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  8. BP and Tesla to work on battery storage project at US wind farm
    BP and Tesla to work on battery storage project at US wind farm 11 Apr 2018

    BP has announced it will work with Tesla on a new pilot battery storage project at one of its US wind farms.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  9. Apple is now 100% powered by renewable energy
    Apple is now 100% powered by renewable energy 10 Apr 2018

    Tech giant Apple now claims its entire global operations are powered by renewable energy.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy
  10. Scottish wind power has record-breaking start to the year
    Scottish wind power has record-breaking start to the year 9 Apr 2018

    Onshore wind farms in Scotland have posted a record-level of electricity generation for the start of the year.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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