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  1. Leading businesses appeal to EU to strengthen renewables target
    Leading businesses appeal to EU to strengthen renewables target 26 Apr 2017

    The Corporate Leaders Group has called on the European Union (EU) to establish a more ambitious 2030 renewable energy target

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  2. Indian space agency develops app to chart solar potential
    Indian space agency develops app to chart solar potential 26 Apr 2017

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed an android app for computing the solar energy potential of a given location in any part of the country

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  3. Hawaii marks Earth Day with renewable energy milestones
    Hawaii marks Earth Day with renewable energy milestones 25 Apr 2017

    To mark Earth Day 2017, Hawaiian utilities shared their progress in replacing fossil fuels with renewables and reducing greenhouse gas emissions

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  4. Jamaica on track for 30% renewable energy by 2030
    Jamaica on track for 30% renewable energy by 2030 24 Apr 2017

    Jamaica is on course to achieving 30 per cent of its energy consumption from renewables by 2030, according to the country’s Minister of Science, Energy and Technology, Dr. Andrew Wheatley

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  5. Over 100,000 people now employed by the US wind sector
    Over 100,000 people now employed by the US wind sector 24 Apr 2017

    According to the latest figures released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the U.S. wind energy sector added jobs more than nine times faster than the overall U.S. economy last year

    North America,Sustainable Energy
  6. Corporate demand to drive the renewable energy credits market
    Corporate demand to drive the renewable energy credits market 21 Apr 2017

    A significant surge in demand for RECs is anticipated, following an increasing number of major corporations committing to ambitious environmental targets

    Sustainable Energy,Finance,Worldwide
  7. Sweden and Norway to extend renewable power subsidy scheme
    Sweden and Norway to extend renewable power subsidy scheme 20 Apr 2017

    The Swedish and Norwegian governments have come to an agreement regarding their shared green certificate system, enabling Sweden to extend its renewable energy target to 18 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2030

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  8. New records set for German renewables
    New records set for German renewables 19 Apr 2017

    Renewable energy accounted for over 41 per cent of Germany’s power supply for the month of March, generating a record 19.5 terawatt-hours (TWh)

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  9. Indian renewable energy projects attract large investments
    Indian renewable energy projects attract large investments 19 Apr 2017

    The development of renewable energy in India has received a significant boost with the announcements of two large loans from the World Bank and the European Investment Bank

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  10. 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

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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