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  1. Construction starts on the world’s largest offshore wind farm
    Construction starts on the world’s largest offshore wind farm 29 Jan 2018

    Construction has kicked off on what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm, located in the North Sea.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. France to shut down all its coal plants two years early
    France to shut down all its coal plants two years early 29 Jan 2018

    During the World Economic Forum in Davos the French President Emmanuel Macron announced that all the country’s coal-fired plants will shut down by 2021- 2 years earlier than initially planned.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. EU connects the dots with €873 million clean energy investment
    EU connects the dots with €873 million clean energy investment 26 Jan 2018

    The EU has announced its plans to invest in 17 electricity and gas projects designed to further the union’s transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. How suitable is solar for indoor swimming pools and ice hockey rinks?
    How suitable is solar for indoor swimming pools and ice hockey rinks? 26 Jan 2018

    A research centre in Finland has examined how solar technologies can reduce energy consumption in indoor swimming pools and practice indoor ice rinks, which are among the most energy intensive sport halls.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  5. 5 countries driving the energy revolution
    5 countries driving the energy revolution 25 Jan 2018

    With the world going through the biggest energy transformation since the industrial revolution, there are well-known and hidden heroes leading the way during this paradigm shift.

    Africa,Asia,Europe,Worldwide,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. Budweiser to put a label on all its beers brewed with renewable energy
    Budweiser to put a label on all its beers brewed with renewable energy 25 Jan 2018

    Budweiser will put a clean energy label on all its beers brewed in the US after it announced that its entire US-based brewing operations will be fuelled by wind energy.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. New floating solar farm to be built in Holland
    New floating solar farm to be built in Holland 25 Jan 2018

    A new floating solar farm has been granted permission to be built on a reservoir in the Netherlands.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Corporate companies winning the race to become 100% renewable
    Corporate companies winning the race to become 100% renewable 24 Jan 2018

    The RE100 group of multinational companies pledging to run entirely on renewable energy has made astonishing progress over the past year.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Major baseball stadium in California goes solar
    Major baseball stadium in California goes solar 24 Jan 2018

    The Petco Park, home of the California-based baseball team San Diego Padres, has commissioned the construction of the largest solar installation in Major League Baseball setting an example for low-carbon sport.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  10. Nike goes 100% renewable in North America
    Nike goes 100% renewable in North America 23 Jan 2018

    Nike will be powering all of its North America-based operations with renewable energy sources after it signed a major agreement to procure large amounts of clean power from a giant wind farm in Texas.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Innovation In Sport

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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