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  Stuttgart in Germany to ban diesel cars during times of high air pollution

Stuttgart in Germany to ban diesel cars during times of high air pollution

7 hours ago
Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Smart Cities, Transport

The city of Stuttgart in Germany will impose bans on diesel vehicles during periods of high-pollution beginning in 2018, according to state officials

  North Victoria to acquire 3 solar farms totalling 320 MW

North Victoria to acquire 3 solar farms totalling 320 MW

one day ago
Oceania, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Energy

Three solar farms with a combined output of 320 megawatts (MW) are expected to be completed by 2018 in northwest Victoria, Australia

  New Zealand to play leading role in renewables & smart energy systems

New Zealand to play leading role in renewables & smart energy systems

one day ago
Oceania, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Transport

A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) highlights the multiple reasons for New Zealand’s success in renewables and smart energy systems, as well as outlining the required steps to reform its heat and transport sectors

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  Railway stations across India to go solar

Railway stations across India to go solar

10:56am - 22 February 2017
Asia, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Transport

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

  New standardised labels to reduce food waste in the U.S.

New standardised labels to reduce food waste in the U.S.

3:45pm - 21 February 2017
North America, Agriculture, Policy

Two leading food industry associations have partnered to help standardise food expiration labels and reduce food waste

  Singapore unveils new carbon tax to curb emissions

Singapore unveils new carbon tax to curb emissions

2:13pm - 21 February 2017
Asia, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Smart Cities

Singapore has announced a new carbon tax which will come into force by 2019, with initial prices set between US$7 and US$14 per tonne of emissions

  London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles

London to introduce “T-charge” to combat polluting vehicles

4:34pm - 20 February 2017
Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Smart Cities, Transport

Older, more polluting cars will have to pay an extra £10 charge to drive in central London’s congestion charge zone from 23 October, the city’s mayor has said

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Volvo to launch its first 100% electric vehicle in 2019

10:17am - 14 February 2017
  Volvo to launch its first 100% electric vehicle in 2019

Volvo has announced that its first all-electric vehicle is coming in 2019 with battery packs up to 100 kilowatt hours (kWh)

Europe, Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Transport

India could eliminate the use of coal by 2050

9:34am - 14 February 2017
  India could eliminate the use of coal by 2050

If the cost of renewable energy and storage continues to fall at current rates, India could phase out coal power completely by 2050 – significantly outperforming its commitments under the Paris Agreement

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

Sustainability sector provides 4.5 million jobs in U.S.

11:15am - 1 February 2017
  Sustainability sector provides 4.5 million jobs in U.S.

Today, the sustainability sector in the U.S. employs roughly 4.5 million people, a sharp increase on the 3.4 million jobs recorded in 2011

North America, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Energy

Sweden pursues carbon neutrality by 2045

11:17am - 6 February 2017
  Sweden pursues carbon neutrality by 2045

The government proposal gained support from the majority of parties and would see climate target become law by 2018

Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, 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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