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  1. California to generate energy from traffic jams
    California to generate energy from traffic jams 21 Nov 2016

    The California Energy Commission (CEC) has announced plans to attempt to utilise energy generated from standstill traffic.

    North America,Editor's Picks,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Summary of UN climate talks COP22 in Marrakech
    Summary of UN climate talks COP22 in Marrakech 21 Nov 2016

    Two weeks ago, the UN climate talks – COP22 – started in Marrakech, gathering 200 countries to discuss the implementation of the Paris Agreement

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  3. New green technology predicts solar power generation
    New green technology predicts solar power generation 10 Nov 2016

    A solar farm in Western Australia is developing a new way of predicting solar power generation, thanks to cloud-tracking cameras

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. UN climate talks start at COP22 in Marrakech
    UN climate talks start at COP22 in Marrakech 9 Nov 2016

    Last Tuesday, the UN’s climate talks have opened in Marrakech, with representatives from 196 countries focusing on the implementation of the Paris Agreement, under the stewardship of the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Salaheddine Mezouar

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  5. Turkish renewable energy sector targeted
    Turkish renewable energy sector targeted 26 Oct 2016

    Saudi Arabia-based power project developer, ACWA Power, is planning to enter the renewable energy sector in Turkey.

    Asia,Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 22
  6. South African airport to run entirely on solar power
    South African airport to run entirely on solar power 13 Oct 2016

    George Airport in South Africa has become the first in the continent, and second in the world, to run entirely on solar-generated energy.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. German cities introduce ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’
    German cities introduce ‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’ 3 Oct 2016

    Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein in Germany have embarked upon a project to achieve a fully sustainable energy supply after hitting 2025’s renewable energy targets nine years early.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. World’s first island micro-grid created in Australia
    World’s first island micro-grid created in Australia 30 Sep 2016

    An island off Western Australia will be powered by the world’s first renewable energy island micro-grid which combines wave energy, solar energy and energy storage.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Waste to power 10,000 UK homes
    Waste to power 10,000 UK homes 28 Sep 2016

    The world’s largest waste-to-biogas conversion plant is set to open in the UK, which plans to use advanced enzyme technology to handle waste.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Zara creates first ‘green clothing’ collection
    Zara creates first ‘green clothing’ collection 27 Sep 2016

    Spanish clothing and accessories retailer Zara has launched a new Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection made from sustainable materials.

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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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