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Hawaii marks Earth Day with renewable energy milestones

  Hawaii marks Earth Day with renewable energy milestones
5:08pm - 25 April 2017

To mark Earth Day 2017, Hawaiian utilities shared their progress in replacing fossil fuels with renewables and reducing greenhouse gas emissions

North America, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Sustainable Energy, Transport

Nearly 50% of Fortune 500 companies set carbon reduction targets

  Nearly 50% of Fortune 500 companies set carbon reduction targets
4:02pm - 25 April 2017

Almost half of the Fortune 500’s leading U.S. firms have committed to reduce their environmental impact and increase their energy efficiency, according to a new report

North America, Carbon Reduction, COP 23

China to crack down on shipping emissions

  China to crack down on shipping emissions
11:12am - 25 April 2017

In a bid to curb ship-related pollution, China is imposing stricter regulations on the use of harmful marine fuels used near many of the nation’s largest ports

Asia, Carbon Reduction, Policy, Transport
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Dirk Forrister, CEO and President of IETA

Interview with Dirk Forrister, CEO and President of IETA

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Finance

Climate Action caught up with Dirk Forrister, CEO and President of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), on the future of carbon markets and their key role in the upcoming Innovate4Climate week

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  IFC, Amundi to Create World’s Largest Green-Bond Fund Dedicated to Emerging Markets

IFC, Amundi to Create World’s Largest Green-Bond Fund Dedicated to Emerging Markets

Worldwide, Finance

IFC today agreed to create the largest green-bond fund dedicated to emerging markets—a $2 billion initiative that aims to deepen local capital markets and expand financing for climate investments

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  José Graziano da Silva

Transforming agriculture to address climate change

by José Graziano da Silva
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
  Younghoon David Kim

The energy sector’s grand transition

by Younghoon David Kim
The World Energy Council
  Mafalda Duarte

Climate finance for emerging countries

by Mafalda Duarte
Climate Investment Funds
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050

Renewables can reduce CO2 emissions by 70% by 2050

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy

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

  Interview with Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment

Interview with Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment

Africa, Europe, Worldwide, COP 22, COP 23, 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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