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  New milestones for renewables in Australia

New milestones for renewables in Australia

15 hours ago
Oceania, Sustainable Energy

Australia’s total solar power capacity has reached 6 gigawatts (GW), while the states of Queensland and South Australia achieve state renewable energy milestones

  Latin America’s transition to renewables

Latin America’s transition to renewables

19 hours ago
South America, Policy, Sustainable Energy

Latin America has seen significant investment in renewable energy in recent years, most notably in hydropower but the tide is now turning in favour of other renewable sources including wind and solar – according to new IRENA report

  Transport for London to invest £18 million in EV infrastructure

Transport for London to invest £18 million in EV infrastructure

about 21 hours ago
Europe, Carbon Reduction, Smart Cities, Transport

Transport for London (TfL) is dedicating £18 million towards the upgrading of the capital’s power grids, which will enable energy companies to install 300 electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging stations by 2020

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  AXA Investment Managers pledge $193 million divestment

AXA Investment Managers pledge $193 million divestment

12:17pm - 27 April 2017
Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance

The asset manager will divest €177 million ($193 million) from fixed-income portfolios as a result of its new coal policy, relating to companies that derive 50 per cent or more of revenues from coal-related activities

  Global wind power capacity to surpass 800 GW by 2021

Global wind power capacity to surpass 800 GW by 2021

12:11pm - 27 April 2017
Worldwide, COP 23, Sustainable Energy

A new report issued by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) details more than 54 gigawatts (GW) of wind power were installed in 2016, with total capacity expected to reach over 800 GW by 2021

  UK launches first research programme on greenhouse gas removal

UK launches first research programme on greenhouse gas removal

4:35pm - 26 April 2017
Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Tech. & Innovation

The UK has launched a £8.6 million national research programme to investigate how to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, the first of its kind

  Leading businesses appeal to EU to strengthen renewables target

Leading businesses appeal to EU to strengthen renewables target

1:31pm - 26 April 2017
Europe, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy

The Corporate Leaders Group has called on the European Union (EU) to establish a more ambitious 2030 renewable energy target

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This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017

2:11pm - 24 March 2017
  This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 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, Carbon Reduction, Smart Cities

Transition to renewables feasible and realistic according to new report

10:40am - 4 April 2017
  Transition to renewables feasible and realistic according to new report

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

85 GW of solar capacity to be installed this year

11:57am - 13 April 2017
  85 GW of solar capacity to be installed this year

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

Worldwide, Sustainable Energy

Earth Day 2017: Environmental & Climate Literacy

12:10pm - 20 April 2017
  Earth Day 2017: Environmental & Climate Literacy

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, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Innovation 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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