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Public and private finance leaders discussed low carbon investment at SInv17 during Climate Week NYC

  Public and private finance leaders discussed low carbon investment at SInv17 during Climate Week NYC
5:35pm - 22 September 2017

On Tuesday 19 September, Climate Action, in official partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative, held the second Sustainable Investment Forum 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Times Square in New York during Climate Week NYC.

North America, Agriculture, Carbon Reduction, Finance, Policy, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Investment Forum

Evian inaugurated its first carbon neutral bottling plant

  Evian inaugurated its first carbon neutral bottling plant
5:15pm - 22 September 2017

Evian, a subsidiary of Danone, introduced its first carbon-neutral bottling facility as part of the company’s plans to become 100 percent carbon neutral by 2020.

Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Innovation Forum

New report addresses the $1.4 trillion gap in funding for sustainable infrastructure in the US

  New report addresses the $1.4 trillion gap in funding for sustainable infrastructure in the US
3:43pm - 22 September 2017

The Environmental Defence Fund (EDF) published a report establishing a framework to support state and local governments to catalyse private investment towards sustainable infrastructure that can help mitigate the effects of extreme weather events.

Carbon Reduction, Finance, Smart Cities, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Ursula Mathar, VP BMW Group

Interview with Ursula Mathar, VP BMW Group

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP 23, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy, Transport

Climate Action caught up with Ursula Mathar, VP BMW Group ahead of the Sustainable Innovation Forum, organised in official partnership with UN Environment alongside COP23 in Bonn on 13-14 November 2017.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Poseidon brings value to nature through carbon blockchain technology

Poseidon brings value to nature through carbon blockchain technology

Finance, Tech. & Innovation

London and New York, 19 September 2017- Today, Laszlo Giricz announced the launch of a partnership to create a carbon currency that will revolutionise the way we value nature, using blockchain technology to access the carbon market.

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Bertrand Piccard

Clean energy: the change is happening

by Bertrand Piccard
Solar Impulse
  Pablo Badenier Martinez

Strengthening climate action in Chile

by Pablo Badenier Martinez
  Dr. Barbara Hendricks

New country partnerships to enhance climate policy cooperation

by Dr. Barbara Hendricks
German Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety
  Dr Fatih Birol

Air quality and urbanisation – drivers of climate change

by Dr Fatih Birol
The International Energy Agency (IEA)
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Nicaragua to sign the Paris Agreement

Nicaragua to sign the Paris Agreement

South America, Carbon Reduction, COP 21, Sustainable Innovation Forum

During a meeting with a delegation of Senior Executives of the World Bank, the Government of Nicaragua announced that it will sign the Paris Agreement in an act of solidarity to the countries that are most valuable to climate change.

  US Governors pledge to work with the international community on climate change

US Governors pledge to work with the international community on climate change

North America, COP 21, COP 23, Policy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

US Governors are reported to have a more visible than usual activity during this year’s United Nations General Assembly, taking place this week in New York City, aiming to persuade the international community that States will keep their commitment to the Paris goals.

  700MW concentrated solar power project in Dubai hits a new record bid with $7.3 cents per KWh

700MW concentrated solar power project in Dubai hits a new record bid with $7.3 cents per KWh

Middle East, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy, Sustainable Innovation Forum, Sustainable Investment Forum

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) awarded the 700MW parabolic trough concentrated solar power (CSP) fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in a Saudi Arabia- China consortium with a record bid of $7.3 cents per KWh.

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