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  1. Pivot Power to build ‘world first’ battery network
    Pivot Power to build ‘world first’ battery network 23 May 2018

    An energy start-up has secured investment to build what will be world’s largest battery network.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport
  2. First European trial for innovative carbon capture project
    First European trial for innovative carbon capture project 21 May 2018

    A former coal plant in the north of England will become the test site for a new way to remove carbon dioxide from electricity generation.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  3. Huge Welsh wind farm now comes with batteries included
    Huge Welsh wind farm now comes with batteries included 21 May 2018

    One of the largest onshore wind farms in the UK now has battery storage co-located at the site.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  4. Turn down the AC: how air conditioners are set to drive global energy demand
    Turn down the AC: how air conditioners are set to drive global energy demand 15 May 2018

    Rising demand for cooling technologies in hot countries will place enormous pressure on electricity systems.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,COP24
  5. Mali will launch new system to warn against climate risks
    Mali will launch new system to warn against climate risks 11 May 2018

    Mali has launched a new multi-hazard early warning system to strengthen resilience to climate risks and natural hazards.

    Africa,Tech. & Innovation,COP24
  6. Use hydrogen to store excess renewable power, says engineers’ report
    Use hydrogen to store excess renewable power, says engineers’ report 9 May 2018

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is urging the UK Government to invest in hydrogen to secure a low-carbon future.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation
  7. Campaign launched to reach 100% renewables in Australia
    Campaign launched to reach 100% renewables in Australia 3 May 2018

    A new report has laid the groundwork for Australia to become a clean energy superpower.

    Oceania,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  8. Landmark pact unites major businesses to end plastic waste for good
    Landmark pact unites major businesses to end plastic waste for good 26 Apr 2018

    Over 50 major manufacturers and retailers have signed up to a world’s-first pact to completely eliminate plastic packaging from its supply chain.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy
  9. Renewables developer Ørsted makes first foray into battery storage
    Renewables developer Ørsted makes first foray into battery storage 25 Apr 2018

    Danish energy giant Ørsted has announced its first large-scale venture into battery storage at a site near Liverpool.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  10. Stella McCartney says fashion is “swamping the planet”
    Stella McCartney says fashion is “swamping the planet” 24 Apr 2018

    Luxury designer Stella McCartney has spoken of the urgent need to transform the fashion industry to become more sustainable.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction

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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