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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ‘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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Global solar installations smash fossil fuels over the past year
    Global solar installations smash fossil fuels over the past year 5 Apr 2018

    Solar power took another step towards global domination last year with a record 98 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity coming online.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  9. Google now buys more renewable energy than it uses
    Google now buys more renewable energy than it uses 5 Apr 2018

    Google has announced that it has met its goal of purchasing enough renewable energy to match the amount of power it consumes across all its global operations.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy
  10. Shell could be taken to court over climate change
    Shell could be taken to court over climate change 4 Apr 2018

    Friends of the Earth is threatening to take Shell to court in the Netherlands over its part in causing climate change.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction

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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