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Vestas wins order for major wind project in Poland

  Vestas wins order for major wind project in Poland
10:15am - Wednesday May 2015

Denmark-based wind turbine manufacturer will supply equipment with about 83 megawatts of capacity

Europe, Sustainable Energy

Texas and Oklahoma flooding linked to climate change

  Texas and Oklahoma flooding linked to climate change
9:49am - Wednesday May 2015

Devastating storms hit southern U.S. states bringing deadly floods, and experts have been linking the weather pattern to climate change

North America, Policy

$1.5bn pledge from Japan activates UN climate fund

  $1.5bn pledge from Japan activates UN climate fund
2:53pm - Tuesday May 2015

Japan confirmed its pledge to the Green Climate Fund on Friday, bringing the fund over the 50pc threshold to start financing projects

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Finance
🎤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
  Head of COP21 says Paris climate summit will “show the commitment of the private sector”

Head of COP21 says Paris climate summit will “show the commitment of the private sector”

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Technology & Innovation

Pierre-Henri Guignard, addressed business leaders, government officials and U.N. agencies on Thursday at a key Paris Climate Week session in preparation for the crucial COP21 summit in December

  Improving efficiency and productivity in the agriculture industry

Improving efficiency and productivity in the agriculture industry

Worldwide, Agriculture, Sustainable Energy, Technology & Innovation

New Holland Agriculture is improving efficiency and productivity in the agriculture industry and launched the Clean Energy Leader strategy in 2006. Climate Action interviewed Carlo Lambro, Brand President, to find out more.

  Climate Finance and Trust

Climate Finance and Trust

Worldwide, Finance

Héla Cheikhrouhou, Executive Director, Green Climate Fund (GCF)

🎤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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