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  1. 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
  2. Portugal runs on renewable power for the whole of March
    Portugal runs on renewable power for the whole of March 4 Apr 2018

    Portugal has produced so much renewable electricity that it has outstripped the entire country’s consumption for the month of March.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  3. Saudi Arabia plans gigantic $200 billion solar project
    Saudi Arabia plans gigantic $200 billion solar project 3 Apr 2018

    Saudi Arabia last week announced plans to work with Japanese-based SoftBank to build a massive solar project in the desert, which could be worth up to $200 billion.

    Middle East,Sustainable Energy
  4. Renewables pressing home cost advantage against fossil fuels
    Renewables pressing home cost advantage against fossil fuels 28 Mar 2018

    New research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has found wind and solar technologies are making clear headway in reducing their costs compared to fossil fuels worldwide.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy
  5. EU bank provides €25 million investment in African off-grid solar
    EU bank provides €25 million investment in African off-grid solar 27 Mar 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has this week announced its plans to invest in innovative solar systems to provide power to rural communities on the African continent.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy
  6. Subsidy-free offshore wind farm to be built in the Netherlands
    Subsidy-free offshore wind farm to be built in the Netherlands 20 Mar 2018

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has won the right to build a major non-subsidised offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  7. Beast from the East helps set new UK wind energy record
    Beast from the East helps set new UK wind energy record 19 Mar 2018

    The UK’s recent bitter cold snap has had at least one redeeming feature: a bountiful supply of clean electricity.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  8. Macron pledges 700 million euros to fund solar projects worldwide
    Macron pledges 700 million euros to fund solar projects worldwide 12 Mar 2018

    President Emmanuel Macron has said France will greatly increase the amount of funding it provides to solar power projects in developing countries by 2022.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy
  9. Tom Steyer talks to Climate Action: "Our ability to solve this is greater than we ever knew" 8 Mar 2018

    Climate Action recently interviewed billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer on new energy technologies and climate change in the US.

    North America,Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. Major renewable trade body pledges to increase female representation
    Major renewable trade body pledges to increase female representation 8 Mar 2018

    RenewableUK, one of the UK’s leading trade associations, has marked International Women’s Day by committing to increase the number of women at its events.

    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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