Netherlands, Canada and the UK lead the phase-out of the coal era

Netherlands, Canada and the UK lead the phase-out of the coal era

COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum

This last week has seen three country announcements for major plans to phase out energy generation facilities fuelled by coal, with Netherlands announcing the decommissioning of all coal power plants by 2030 and UK and Canada announcing they will champion a global alliance on the transition from coal during the upcoming COP23.

  Paris plans to ban all petrol and diesel fuelled cars by 2030

Paris plans to ban all petrol and diesel fuelled cars by 2030

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Smart Cities, Transport, Sustainable Innovation Forum

According to Reuters, the Paris City Hall announced on Thursday that it plans to introduce a petrol and diesel phase-out plan in Paris by 2030, as a way to tackle significantly high levels of air pollution.

Climate Videos
📄Climate Leader Papers

What Is Driving Sustainability in Sport? The 3 P’s

Claire Poole, Consultant, Climate Action, reflects on the recent Sustainable Innovation in Sport Forum. 

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Smart Cities, Sports, Tech. & Innovation

Water infrastructure challenges and opportunities

Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council (WWC), describes how climate change is affecting the natural water cycle and points out the necessity for water infrastructure adaptation and finance. 

Africa, Worldwide, Agriculture, COP 22, COP 23, Finance, Policy
🎤Climate Interviews

Climate Action caught up with California State Controller Betty T. Yee on scaling up low carbon investment and her participation in the Sustainable Investment Forum, on 19 September in New York

North America, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy

Climate Action is delighted to feature an exclusive interview with Erik Solheim, the newly elected Head of UN Environment.

Africa, Europe, Worldwide, COP 22, COP 23, Policy
🎤Feature Event
  Sustainable Investment Forum

Sustainable Investment Forum

North America, Tech. & Innovation

The Sustainable Investment Forum is back for its second edition on 19 September 2017 during Climate Week NYC.


Building on the success of the 2016 edition, the Forum will welcome over 350 attendees representing asset owners and managers, commercial banks, development banks, private venture capital, technology developers, Mayors and national policy makers. A dynamic mix of discussion panels, insight presentations and enhanced networking opportunities will build knowledge and foster collaboration on how best to implement low carbon solutions for the Paris Agreement.


Last year’s event sold out, so preregister your place to secure your place and receive exclusive news and Forum updates!


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