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  Japan to acquire 66 MW wind energy project

Japan to acquire 66 MW wind energy project

one day ago
Asia, Sustainable Energy

GE Renewables Energy – one of the largest wind turbine manufacturers in the world – has announced its development of a 66 megawatt (MW) wind energy project in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan

  Global wind operations & maintenance market to double by 2025

Global wind operations & maintenance market to double by 2025

one day ago
Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Energy

The global wind operations and maintenance (O&M) market is set to reach $27.4 billion by 2025, representing a compound annual growth rate of 8 per cent, according to new research

  London unveils new green transport plan

London unveils new green transport plan

2 days ago
Europe, Carbon Reduction, Smart Cities, Transport

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has revealed a new draft Transport Strategy for the capital, which includes the expansion of the city’s cycle network and a pledge to go zero emission by 2050

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  Solar panels to be fitted on 250 trains in India

Solar panels to be fitted on 250 trains in India

11:38am - 22 June 2017
Asia, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy, Transport

In addition to the development of large-scale solar projects and rooftop solar power systems on its rail stations, Indian Railways is now planning to install solar panels on top of its trains

  36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables

36 US cities have now committed to 100% renewables

9:51am - 22 June 2017
North America, COP 23, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy

The cities of Sarasota in Florida, and Columbia in South Carolina, have committed to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club

  Chile’s largest metro network to be powered by solar and wind

Chile’s largest metro network to be powered by solar and wind

4:52pm - 21 June 2017
South America, Carbon Reduction, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Transport

Santiago’s metro system – which transports approximately 2.4 million passengers each day – will become one of the first subways in the world to source most of its power needs from renewable energy

  $7.4 trillion to be invested in renewables by 2040

$7.4 trillion to be invested in renewables by 2040

3:11pm - 21 June 2017
Worldwide, COP 23, Finance, Sustainable Energy

According to BNEF’s New Energy Outlook 2017, $10.2 trillion will be invested in new power generation capacity by 2040, of which nearly three-quarters will be in renewables

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World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature

4:07pm - 1 June 2017
  World Environment Day 2017: Connecting People to Nature

World Environment Day – which is observed on 5 June every year across the globe – is the largest annual event for positive environmental action

Worldwide, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Smart Cities

World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India

11:47am - 19 June 2017
  World’s largest coal company to retire 37 mines in India

The largest coal mining company in the world, Coal India, has announced plans to decommission a total of 37 mines which are no longer economically viable in India

Asia, Carbon Reduction, COP 23

Pittsburgh to aim for 100% renewable energy by 2035

2:24pm - 5 June 2017
  Pittsburgh to aim for 100% renewable energy by 2035

The city of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania plans to transition to 100 per cent renewable energy, including wind and solar, by 2035, Mayor Bill Peduto said on Friday 2 June

North America, COP 23, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy

New York to invest $1.5 billion in renewable energy projects

3:47pm - 5 June 2017
  New York to invest $1.5 billion in renewable energy projects

On Friday 2 June, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the investment of $1.5 billion for renewable energy projects as part of the state’s pursuit of 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030

North America, COP 23, Finance, Sustainable Energy

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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