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Djibouti to source 100% of its energy from renewables by 2020

  Djibouti to source 100% of its energy from renewables by 2020
2:37pm - Friday May 2015

IRENA report shows that the East African country could achieve the target by focusing on geothermal, wind and solar energy

Africa, Sustainable Energy

Vestas announces major wind energy deal in Mexico

  Vestas announces major wind energy deal in Mexico
12:45pm - Friday May 2015

IRENA report shows that Mexico could increase its share of renewables in its energy mix to 21 per cent by 2030

South America, Policy, Sustainable Energy

Texas, Oklahoma floods: Obama warns climate change is making disasters worse

  Texas, Oklahoma floods: Obama warns climate change is making disasters worse
12:18pm - Friday May 2015

President Obama warned on Thursday that climate change is making extreme weather events worse, as 37 reported dead in Texas and Oklahoma flooding

North America, Policy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Iceland: reducing the world’s carbon footprint

Iceland: reducing the world’s carbon footprint

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Sustainable Energy, Technology & Innovation

Iceland is a global leader in clean energy generation, carbon reduction and green business and Climate Action spoke to Thordur H. Hilmarsson, Director of Foreign Direct Investment at Promote Iceland, to find out how investors and businesses are benefiting and what the country is doing to enable such growth.

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Cities are leading the fight against climate change

Cities are leading the fight against climate change

Worldwide, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy

Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro and Chair of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

EDITOR'S PICKS
  120 CEOs call on G7 to commit to climate targets

120 CEOs call on G7 to commit to climate targets

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Policy

Investment funds worth more than $12tr have urged Group of Seven nations to commit to ambitious climate targets

  Arçelik Group’s pioneering green products

Arçelik Group’s pioneering green products

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Technology & Innovation

Climate Action spoke to Levent Çakıroğlu, Arçelik CEO, about how the company is spearheading sustainability efforts in the white goods industry

  Renewables – the best value energy solution

Renewables – the best value energy solution

Worldwide, Sustainable Energy

Adnan Z Amin, Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Secretary General of COP21 joins business leaders at Paris Climate Week to discuss sustainability

Secretary General of COP21 joins business leaders at Paris Climate Week to discuss sustainability

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Sustainable Energy

The launch of the Sustainable Innovation Forum 2015 unites Heads of UNEP, the French Government and business leaders 200 days ahead of COP21

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