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New York City now generates more than 100 MW of solar

  New York City now generates more than 100 MW of solar
4:46pm - 23 March 2017

New York City residents and businesses recently surpassed the 100 megawatt (MW) solar generation milestone, according to utility Con Edison

North America, Policy, Smart Cities, Sustainable Energy

Mercedes-Benz Stadium raises the bar for sustainability standards

  Mercedes-Benz Stadium raises the bar for sustainability standards
1:45pm - 23 March 2017

The new home of the Atlanta Falcons is to raise the standards for sporting venues throughout the world, in terms of both innovative engineering and sustainability

North America, Sports, Sustainable Energy, Transport, Sustainable Innovation In Sport

This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017

  This weekend, turn out your lights for Earth Hour 2017
1:36pm - 23 March 2017

A global blackout will take place this Saturday 25 March for Earth Hour 2017, which will see some of the world's best known landmarks disappear from city skylines

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Smart Cities
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  Interview with Dr. Willem Huisman, President of Dow Germany

Interview with Dr. Willem Huisman, President of Dow Germany

Europe, Worldwide, Agriculture, Sports, Tech. & Innovation, Transport

Climate Action spoke with Dr. Willem Huisman, President of Dow Germany & Chairman of the Board, Dow Deutschland, Inc.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  US$100 Million to Protect the Environment and Promote Development in Tunisia’s Poorest Regions

US$100 Million to Protect the Environment and Promote Development in Tunisia’s Poorest Regions

Africa, Agriculture, Finance, Tech. & Innovation

The World Bank announced today a US$100 million project to support better management of forests, rangelands and agricultural landscapes for more jobs and increased incomes in the North-West and Center-West regions of Tunisia

🎤CLIMATE LEADER PAPERS
  Sir Roger Gifford

Globalising green finance

by Sir Roger Gifford
The Green Finance Initiative
  Peter Bakker

The private sector’s role in promoting sustainable development

by Peter Bakker
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  Mafalda Duarte

Climate finance for emerging countries

by Mafalda Duarte
Climate Investment Funds
EDITOR'S PICKS
  Chile to acquire 450 MW solar thermal power plant

Chile to acquire 450 MW solar thermal power plant

North America, South America, Sustainable Energy, Tech. & Innovation

This week, the Chilean government gave the green light to the development of SolarReserve’s 450 megawatt (MW) Tamarugal concentrated solar power project

  Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment

Interview with Erik Solheim, Executive Director 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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