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  1. Saudi Arabia plans vigorous renewable energy expansion in 2018
    Saudi Arabia plans vigorous renewable energy expansion in 2018 18 Jan 2018

    Saudi Arabia has recently announced its plans to deploy at least $7 billion worth of renewable energy projects, focusing its strategy on taking advantage of the country’s solar potential.

    Middle East,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  2. Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change
    Los Angeles joins NYC in suing fossil fuel companies over climate change 17 Jan 2018

    Inspired by the recent move by New York, the city council of Los Angeles has announced its intentions to file a lawsuit against oil and gas companies over allegations that they have consciously contributed to climate change.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year
    Investment in clean energy hit $333 billion last year 17 Jan 2018

    New analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has shown that in 2017 global spending on clean energy projects reached $333.5 billion.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  4. Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change
    Germany and Bangladesh sign €330m deal to fight climate change 16 Jan 2018

    Germany has signed three agreements with Bangladesh to improve the country's infrastructure and resilience against the impacts of climate change.

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  5. EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan
    EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan 15 Jan 2018

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has backed Turkey’s newly inaugurated National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEAP) which aims to reduce the country’s energy consumption by 14 percent by 2023.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. All renewable technologies set to be as cheap as fossil fuels by 2020
    All renewable technologies set to be as cheap as fossil fuels by 2020 15 Jan 2018

    A new report has concluded that all renewable technologies will be cost competitive worldwide within the next two to three years, and some are already beating fossil fuels on price.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Investment Forum
  7. Ford to invest $11 billion by 2022 in 40 hybrid and electric models
    Ford to invest $11 billion by 2022 in 40 hybrid and electric models 15 Jan 2018

    Chairman Bill Ford has announced that the multinational automaker is greatly scaling up investment in the next generation automobiles aiming to add 40 hybrid and all-electric models to its line-up by 2022.

    Worldwide,Finance,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  8. 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
  9. New York City to divest from fossil fuels and sue companies for climate change
    New York City to divest from fossil fuels and sue companies for climate change 11 Jan 2018

    New York has announced unprecedented plans to divest the city’s pension funds from fossil fuels within the next five years.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  10. Global market for wind power now worth $50bn
    Global market for wind power now worth $50bn 8 Jan 2018

    A new report is anticipating strong growth in the global market for wind turbines, highlighting the ongoing rapid transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment 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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