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  1. New milestones for renewables in Australia
    New milestones for renewables in Australia 28 Apr 2017

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

    Oceania,Sustainable Energy
  2. Latin America’s transition to renewables
    Latin America’s transition to renewables 28 Apr 2017

    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

    South America,Policy,Sustainable Energy
  3. Transport for London to invest £18 million in EV infrastructure
    Transport for London to invest £18 million in EV infrastructure 28 Apr 2017

    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

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. AXA Investment Managers pledge $193 million divestment
    AXA Investment Managers pledge $193 million divestment 27 Apr 2017

    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

    Finance,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  5. Global wind power capacity to surpass 800 GW by 2021
    Global wind power capacity to surpass 800 GW by 2021 27 Apr 2017

    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

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  6. UK launches first research programme on greenhouse gas removal
    UK launches first research programme on greenhouse gas removal 26 Apr 2017

    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

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  7. Leading businesses appeal to EU to strengthen renewables target
    Leading businesses appeal to EU to strengthen renewables target 26 Apr 2017

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

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  8. Indian space agency develops app to chart solar potential
    Indian space agency develops app to chart solar potential 26 Apr 2017

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed an android app for computing the solar energy potential of a given location in any part of the country

    Asia,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  9. Hawaii marks Earth Day with renewable energy milestones
    Hawaii marks Earth Day with renewable energy milestones 25 Apr 2017

    To mark Earth Day 2017, Hawaiian utilities shared their progress in replacing fossil fuels with renewables and reducing greenhouse gas emissions

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  10. Nearly 50% of Fortune 500 companies set carbon reduction targets
    Nearly 50% of Fortune 500 companies set carbon reduction targets 25 Apr 2017

    Almost half of the Fortune 500’s leading U.S. firms have committed to reduce their environmental impact and increase their energy efficiency, according to a new report

    North America,Carbon Reduction,COP 23

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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