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  1. Apple commits to pursue 100% recycled materials in its products
    Apple commits to pursue 100% recycled materials in its products 21 Apr 2017

    The technology giant pledged on Thursday 20 April to reduce its reliance on mined raw materials in the pursuit of making its products from renewable resources or recycled material

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction
  2. Corporate demand to drive the renewable energy credits market
    Corporate demand to drive the renewable energy credits market 21 Apr 2017

    A significant surge in demand for RECs is anticipated, following an increasing number of major corporations committing to ambitious environmental targets

    Sustainable Energy,Finance,Worldwide
  3. Earth Day 2017: Environmental & Climate Literacy
    Earth Day 2017: Environmental & Climate Literacy 20 Apr 2017

    Earth Day 2017 will be observed this Saturday (22 April) across the globe, uniting more than 50,000 partners in nearly 195 countries to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  4. Europe’s first commercial vertical farm begins construction
    Europe’s first commercial vertical farm begins construction 20 Apr 2017

    The farm in Dronten, the Netherlands, will serve one of Europe’s biggest supermarket chains with lettuce grown using Philips GreenPower LED horticultural lighting

    Europe,Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Green bond issuance up 42% in first quarter of 2017
    Green bond issuance up 42% in first quarter of 2017 19 Apr 2017

    The green bonds market has experienced more than $20 billion issuance in January-March 2017, following another successful quarter from October-December 2016

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. 85 GW of solar capacity to be installed this year
    85 GW of solar capacity to be installed this year 13 Apr 2017

    China’s record solar demand has shifted global solar photovoltaic (PV) projections for 2017, according to the latest Greentech Media (GTM) research

    Sustainable Energy,Worldwide
  7. 2016 was a record breaking year for renewables with 161 GW of new capacity
    2016 was a record breaking year for renewables with 161 GW of new capacity 6 Apr 2017

    2016 was strongest year ever for new capacity additions, with a record 161 gigawatts (GW) of newly added renewable energy generation capacity – according to IRENA

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy
  8. Transition to renewables feasible and realistic according to new report
    Transition to renewables feasible and realistic according to new report 4 Apr 2017

    A new report backed by the United Nations (UN) has revealed that renewables will dominate in the future, and are likely to become cheaper than fossil fuels within a decade

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  9. World’s largest brewer to go 100% renewable
    World’s largest brewer to go 100% renewable 3 Apr 2017

    Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest brewer, has announced its commitment to sourcing 100 per cent of its electricity from renewables by 2025

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  10. This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017
    This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017 24 Mar 2017

    A global blackout will take place this Saturday 25 March for Earth Hour 2017, which will see some of the world's best known landmarks disappear from city skylines

    Worldwide,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction

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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