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  Caribbean island to secure new solar energy plant

Caribbean island to secure new solar energy plant

about 8 hours ago
North America, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy

The government of Antigua and Barbuda has announced plans to install a new solar energy plant on Barbuda

  Plans for coal power plants fall nearly 50% globally in 2016

Plans for coal power plants fall nearly 50% globally in 2016

8 hours ago
Asia, Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23

2016 saw a steep decline in the number of coal-fired power plants in pre-construction across the world – according to a new report

  London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory

London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory

12 hours ago
Europe, Carbon Reduction, Smart Cities, Transport

London’s iconic black cabs are going green with the opening of a £300 million electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing plant

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  India’s solar capacity triples to 10 GW in the last 3 years

India’s solar capacity triples to 10 GW in the last 3 years

10:13am - 22 March 2017
Asia, COP 23, Sustainable Energy

India has surpassed the 10 gigawatt (GW) solar photovoltaic (PV) installation milestone, having tripled its capacity in less than three years, according Indian Minister Piyush Goyal

  Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050

Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050

3:10pm - 21 March 2017
Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy

Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the energy sector can be reduced by 70 per cent by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook – according to new findings

  Austria to create nationwide EV charging network

Austria to create nationwide EV charging network

12:25pm - 21 March 2017
Europe, Carbon Reduction, Transport

Austria is set to connect a series of electric vehicle (EV) charging points in a bid to boost EV ownership in the country

  Malaysia set to auction 460MW of solar projects

Malaysia set to auction 460MW of solar projects

10:56am - 21 March 2017
Asia, Finance, Sustainable Energy

The Malaysian Government plans to auction 460 megawatts (MW) of solar power capacity, in a bid to advance the country’s growing solar energy sector

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Railway stations across India to go solar

10:56am - 22 February 2017
  Railway stations across India to go solar

India’s railways – the leading consumer of power – are to become the nation’s largest producer of solar energy

Asia, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Transport

Beijing’s 67,000 taxis to go electric

11:17am - 3 March 2017
  Beijing’s 67,000 taxis to go electric

Plans have been announced to replace Beijing’s 67,000 petrol powered taxis with electric vehicles (EVs), in a bid to combat the capital’s crippling air pollution

Asia, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Smart Cities, Transport

California strives for 100% renewable energy by 2045

3:17pm - 24 February 2017
  California strives for 100% renewable energy by 2045

The new Californian bill would require the state to obtain 100 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2045

North America, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy

World Bank launches first bond linked to the SDGs

3:58pm - 10 March 2017
  World Bank launches first bond linked to the SDGs

The World Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has issued its first bond linked to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of the global effort to combat climate change, end poverty and promote equality

Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Investment 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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