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  1. Caribbean island to secure new solar energy plant
    Caribbean island to secure new solar energy plant 22 Mar 2017

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

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  2. Plans for coal power plants fall nearly 50% globally in 2016
    Plans for coal power plants fall nearly 50% globally in 2016 22 Mar 2017

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

    Asia,Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,COP 23
  3. London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory
    London Taxi Company goes green with £300m electric factory 22 Mar 2017

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

    Europe,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. 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 22 Mar 2017

    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

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,COP 23
  5. Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050
    Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050 21 Mar 2017

    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

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  6. Austria to create nationwide EV charging network
    Austria to create nationwide EV charging network 21 Mar 2017

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

    Europe,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  7. Malaysia set to auction 460MW of solar projects
    Malaysia set to auction 460MW of solar projects 21 Mar 2017

    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

    Asia,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  8. India’s specialised renewable energy transmission project secures $500 million
    India’s specialised renewable energy transmission project secures $500 million 21 Mar 2017

    A $500 million agreement has been reached for dedicated transmission lines for renewable energy projects in India

    Asia,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  9. Smarter use of resources to add $2 trillion to global economy according to UN
    Smarter use of resources to add $2 trillion to global economy according to UN 20 Mar 2017

    Globally, more sustainable use of materials and energy would not only cover the cost of keeping global warming below 2°C, but also add an extra $2 trillion to the global economy by 2050

    Worldwide,Finance,Policy
  10. No rise in CO2 emission despite global economy growth
    No rise in CO2 emission despite global economy growth 20 Mar 2017

    The stagnation in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy is the result of growing renewable power, according to new report

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction

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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