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World Bank launches online solar mapping tool

  World Bank launches online solar mapping tool
5:02pm - 20 January 2017

The World Bank, in partnership with the International Solar Alliance (ISA), launched the Global Solar Atlas at an ISA event at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

Worldwide, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

Guterres: Businesses “best allies” to fight climate change & poverty

  Guterres: Businesses “best allies” to fight climate change & poverty
12:00pm - 20 January 2017

Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for a new generation of partnerships with the business community to reduce the effects of climate change and combat poverty

Worldwide, COP 23, Finance, Sustainable Investment Forum

Costa Rica pledges carbon neutrality by 2021

  Costa Rica pledges carbon neutrality by 2021
9:03am - 20 January 2017

Costa Rica’s President Luis Guillermo Solis announced on Monday during the opening of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week that the country was aiming to achieve carbon neutrality by 2021

South America, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Transport
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Mr. Paddy Padmanathan, President & CEO, ACWA Power

Interview with Mr. Paddy Padmanathan, President & CEO, ACWA Power

Africa, Middle East, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

Climate Action spoke with Paddy Padmanthan, President and CEO of ACWA Power - a developer, investor, co-owner and operator of a portfolio of power generation and desalinated water production plants.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  New research predicts the future of coral reefs under climate change

New research predicts the future of coral reefs under climate change

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 21, COP 22, COP 23, Policy

New climate model projections of the world's coral reefs reveal which reefs will be hit first by annual coral bleaching, an event that poses the gravest threat to one of the Earth's most important ecosystems.

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Valerio Maria Speziali

Air Cycle set new standard for the future

by Valerio Maria Speziali
MIRAI INTEX SAGL
  Benedito Braga

Water infrastructure challenges and opportunities

by Benedito Braga
The World Water Council (WWC)
  Houlin Zhao

ICTs can transform the response to climate change

by Houlin Zhao
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  Eduardo Paes

Finance Systems for Sustainable Cities

by Eduardo Paes
C40 Cities
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22

Sustainable Innovation Forum leads the way for private sector innovation and spurs action at COP22

Africa, Worldwide, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, COP 22, Finance, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

COP22 side-event brings together influential private and public players who seek to realise the Paris Agreement’s ambitions

  Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment

Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment

Africa, Europe, Worldwide, COP 22, Policy

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

Transformational shifts to protect global commons

North America, Worldwide, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Policy, Tech. & Innovation

By Andrew Steer, President and CEO, World Resources Institute

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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