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  1. European Investment Bank provides $150m for renewable energy in Peru
    European Investment Bank provides $150m for renewable energy in Peru 12 Jan 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it will provide $150m towards new renewable energy projects in Peru.

    South America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Richard Branson calls on governments to “tip the balance towards clean energy”
    Richard Branson calls on governments to “tip the balance towards clean energy” 11 Jan 2018

    This week, business leader Richard Branson called for more ambitious climate action while attending the opening of the Cool Planet Experience (CPE) in Ireland.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. 5 of the biggest planned renewable energy projects in the world
    5 of the biggest planned renewable energy projects in the world 11 Jan 2018

    As renewable energy is no longer considered a niche technology, countries and energy companies have embarked on a race to impress the world with majestic clean energy projects of all kinds and demonstrate their true potential.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Tesla’s new Gigafactory aims to revolutionise rooftop solar
    Tesla’s new Gigafactory aims to revolutionise rooftop solar 10 Jan 2018

    Tesla’s new Gigafactory in Buffalo, New York has started large-scale production of its rooftop solar glass tiles with Elon Musk pledging that it will transform the rooftop solar industry.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Can green gas help us meet energy targets?
    Can green gas help us meet energy targets? 10 Jan 2018

    The need to make the transition to a low-carbon economy means using all the renewable technologies in our toolbox. While wind and solar power often gain the most attention, and investment, it’s important to recognise the potential contribution from all sources, including bioenergy.

    Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Major solar thermal plant in South Australia wins approval
    Major solar thermal plant in South Australia wins approval 10 Jan 2018

    A $650 million solar thermal plant has secured development approval from the state government of South Australia.

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. China will drive forward renewable energy for many years to come
    China will drive forward renewable energy for many years to come 10 Jan 2018

    China has dominated the building and financing of clean energy technologies in 2017 setting the country well on track to drive growth in the sector for decades.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Wind energy hits new record in Denmark
    Wind energy hits new record in Denmark 8 Jan 2018

    New energy statistics have been published revealing that in 2017 wind turbines delivered the equivalent of 43.6 percent of Denmark’s total electricity consumption, hitting a new milestone for the clean energy transition in the country.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. All of the UK’s remaining coal plants will shut down by 2025
    All of the UK’s remaining coal plants will shut down by 2025 5 Jan 2018

    The British government has published its long-awaited plans for how it will implement its ambitious coal phase-out plan by 2025.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. New York unveils bold new clean energy and climate plans
    New York unveils bold new clean energy and climate plans 4 Jan 2018

    The Governor of New York State, Andrew Cuomo, announced a raft of new proposals yesterday to invest in renewable energy and tackle climate change.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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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