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Looking back at Climate Week NYC 2019

This year saw the biggest Climate Week event on earth to date; Climate Week NYC, encompassing the United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit and a significant upsurge of youth-led climate activism.
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The Fight for Climate Optimism

“This is not a climate negotiation summit. You don’t negotiate with nature. This is a climate action summit,” proclaimed the United Nations Secretary-General in his opening speech at the UN Climate Action Summit.
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Exelon Launches $20 Million Climate Change Investment Initiative to Help U.S. Startups Develop Next-Generation Clean-Energy Technology

The Exelon Foundation and Exelon Corp., the nation’s largest generator of carbon-free energy and the only Fortune 100 electric and gas utility, recently launched a $20 million Climate Change Investment Initiative (2c2i) to fund startups working on new technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change.
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Brands must communicate their position on sustainability, or risk becoming irrelevant

Raw London CEO & founder Ryan Wilkins speaks to 6 leaders in the global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and sustainability space on why businesses need to be clearer and shout louder about where their morals lie.
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Sports gets in the game during Climate Week

The sports industry jumped in the game this year with events focused specifically on the intersection of sustainability and sports.
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Solving the SDG Funding Gap

There is a significant gap between the capital that must be applied to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the amount that is currently being invested.
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Businesses, Governments, Communities and Young People Gather to Drive Momentum for Climate Action at Climate Week NYC 2019

September 23-29, 2019 – New York, NY – Businesses, world leaders, communities, and youth activists gathered at the world's biggest climate week event, Climate Week NYC 2019, hosted by international non-profit The Climate Group, to discuss and demand greater climate action.  
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Global Leaders Call for Far Greater Urgency and Action at Climate Week NYC

September 23, 2019 – New York, NY – National leaders, U.S. governors, and top business executives gathered at the Opening Ceremony of Climate Week NYC this morning, the biggest climate week event in the world hosted by international non-profit The Climate Group, to drive even greater momentum on climate action.
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New York Skyline Goes Green for the Biggest Climate Week in the World

September 22, 2019 – New York, NY To kick off Climate Week NYC 2019 (September 23rd to 29th) iconic buildings across New York City went green this evening (September 22nd) to show their support for climate action.
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How climate change is influencing choices of U.S. youth – new research

September 20th, 2019 – Nearly two-thirds (64%) of Gen Z Americans want to work for employers committed to tackling climate change – the equivalent of 24.8 million employees in the workforce.
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Cutting carbon emissions in half in a decade

The world needs to cut projected carbon emissions in half by 2030 to limit global warming to 1.5°C. The most important task ahead is to replace fossil fuels with green energy.
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Beautiful Destinations Partners With Climate Week NYC

NEW YORK, New York - September 16, 2019 - Today Beautiful Destinations announced a media partnership with Climate Week NYC, taking place from Sept 23-27.
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Where to Eat During Climate Week NYC 2019

Welcome to the biggest Climate Week on Earth, where governments, business, and the public converge in New York City to discuss sustainable solutions, new commitments, recent climate action.... and where to eat.
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Tackling the Decarbonization of Transportation

By now, many of us have heard the statistics and news reports: organizations need to be moving at a much faster pace to address the global climate crisis and meet the 2015 Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting warming to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius.
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IN THE OOH MEDIA SECTOR, JCDECAUX LEADS BY EXAMPLE WITH ITS CLIMATE AND RENEWABLE ENERGY STRATEGY

In 1964, Jean-Claude Decaux invented the advertising bus shelter. Fifty-five years later, JCDecaux's success still rests on its founding economic model: provide cities and transport companies with infrastructure solutions funded by the sale of advertising space.
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Eat for Climate Week: Take a Bite Out of Climate Change

September 13, 2019–New York, NY–New Yorkers can now take a bite out of climate change by participating in Eat for Climate Week, a week-long restaurant campaign during Climate Week NYC, happening September 23-29th, in partnership with Meatless Monday and the Food and Climate Alliance.
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Corporate Responsibility vs. Complicity: When brands begin to campaign

“Your company must be here for a purpose other than shareholders,” says Paul Polman, who stepped down as Unilever’s CEO in 2019. It may sound obvious, but the statement holds real power coming from one of the world’s most high-profile corporate leaders.
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Youth are Governing the New Frontier of Climate Activism

The phenomenon of climate change as a global environmental, social and economic issue is ageing - it’s been 40 years since NASA scientists, James E. Hansen, testified to congress about climate and the relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and global warming.
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UPDATE: New Speakers Announced for Climate Week NYC

A stellar line-up of national leaders and business executives has been announced for two key events at Climate Week NYC.
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Youth are leading on the climate crisis. It's time to join them.

“I want you to panic, I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. And then I want you to act, I want you to act as if you would in a crisis. I want you to act as if the house was on fire, because it is.”    
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Transformational decarbonization targets – how to achieve them

With each passing week, the stark environmental challenges the world faces are becoming more apparent. Encouragingly, and through the leading work of, for example, the UK Government, who recently set a net-zero 2050 target, we are seeing greater momentum around climate action.
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Over 350 Events for Climate Week NYC 2019

September 25, 2019–New York, NY – New Yorkers are encouraged to embrace their inner activist during Climate Week NYC.
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Renewable energy holds the key to making electric vehicles truly zero-emission

As leaders from around the world gather for this year’s Climate Week NYC, one of the key topics of discussion will be sustainable transportation.
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New York City welcomes 'Global Warning' collaboration with artist Per Arnoldi

We’re thrilled to be working with Danish artist Per Arnoldi to showcase these incredibly eye-catching and thought-provoking posters, depicting the urgency of climate change in his artwork ‘GLOBAL WARNING’.
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Climate Week NYC is evolving – stepping up to the challenge of the next decade

Every year in late September, world leaders come to New York. Some of those are Presidents and Prime Ministers, but most of them are businesswomen and men, young people, charities, and leaders and officials from states, regions and cities too.
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TCFD Disclosures - Momentum is Building but Challenges Remain

Nearly four years after the ratification of the Paris Climate Agreement, pressure continues to build on both the public and private sectors to accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy.
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Guide to Sustainable Businesses in NYC

New York City is known for its shops and restaurants, and this year for Climate Week NYC, we are seeking out sustainable businesses.
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Energy storage: an essential tool in the utility toolbox

Disruption is the name of the game in the energy business these days, and the development and proliferation of utility-scale battery storage promise to accelerate that change.
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Think Big. Make a Difference.

“Think Big” and “Make a Difference." These are not only two of AT&T’s corporate values. They are also key ideals that we in the private sector must follow to accelerate the low-carbon economy transition and address climate change.
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Let’s Accelerate the Sustainability Transformation. Right Now.

After the Paris Agreement was adopted in December 2015 and later signed by 175 Parties globally, there emerged a new urgency for businesses, cities and governments to respond to the threat of climate change for the future of the planet.
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Climate Week NYC Partners with Global Citizen to Amplify Youth Voices in Climate Activism

July 18, 2019 – New York, NY – Climate Week NYC 2019 is partnering with international advocacy organization Global Citizen for its Youth and Climate Activism Program.
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Climate Week NYC 2019 Invites You to Participate

Climate Week NYC 2019 has launched its event and business campaign registration. Climate Week NYC 2019, taking place on September 23rd-29th, is the biggest Climate Week in the world, and on track to surpass last year’s 150 events across New York City.
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Climate Week NYC announces plans for 2019

Climate Week NYC – the largest climate week in the world – has announced details of this year’s program which takes place September 23 – 29, 2019.
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New York City Skyline Goes Green for 10th Climate Week NYC

New York’s most famous buildings will go green on the eve of the Opening Ceremony of Climate Week NYC, Sunday September 23, 2018. 

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Catalyst for action – the climate change, air pollution and public health nexus

By Paulette Frank

How can we inspire more action to protect planetary health at the pace and scale the world needs? Paulette Frank, Johnson & Johnson’s Worldwide Vice President for Environmental Health, Safety & Sustainability, asserts that public health could be the unifying motivator to tackle both air pollution and climate change simultaneously.

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Accelerating Global Climate Action

Climate Diplomacy Project Coordinator, Camilla Munkedal, shares her thoughts on what’s required to accelerate global climate action

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10 Things for Climate Week NYC

How can each of us, as individuals, get involved with accelerating climate action?

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Four More World Leaders Announced to Speak at 10TH Climate Week NYC

The Rt. Hon Jacinda Ardern MP, Prime Minister of New Zealand; President Carlos Alvarado Quesada, Costa Rica; President Hilda Heine, Marshall Islands; and President Martín Vizcarra, Peru have all been announced to speak in the first session of the Opening Ceremony on September 24. They will be joining President Jovenel Moïse, Republic of Haiti, who was announced earlier this year.

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Climate Week NYC Events to Shout About

The world’s largest climate week – Climate Week NYC – will be upon us in a mere handful of weeks.

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Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony: initial speakers announced

New York City: The Climate Group has announced that a number of senior figures from the world of business and government will be speaking at the Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony on Monday, 24 September 2018. The announcement comes following Mayor de Blasio publicly welcoming the biggest Climate Week event in the world for its tenth year in NYC.

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“We’re really excited to be part of Climate Week NYC”

For the first time, Climate Week NYC, now in its 10th year, is giving you the opportunity to tell New York City why climate action is your business too. Buy a window decal here.

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Climate Week NYC launches 100 day countdown

Today, Saturday 16th June 2018, Climate Week NYC is launching its 100-day countdown. The event, which is the largest climate week in the world, launches on 24 September 2018, with an Opening Ceremony to be held at the The Times Center, in Manhattan. Climate Week NYC is endorsed by the UN, and coincides with the United Nations General Assembly. Previous speakers at our Opening Ceremony include Tim Cook, Tony Blair, Christiana Figureres and California Governor Jerry Brown.

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The Climate Week NYC Hub, September 25, 2018 – more details coming soon

The 10th Climate Week NYC will shine a spotlight on businesses and governments from around the world as they deliver - at a greater scale than ever before - the Paris Agreement on climate.

Join key US and international actors at the inaugural Climate Week NYC Hub, as we come together behind a message of ‘stepping-up’ – collectively taking climate leadership to the next level.

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Join us in celebrating 10 years of Climate Week NYC

Amy Davidsen, US Executive Director, The Climate Group, reflects on the past decade of Climate Week NYC events ahead of its 10th year Anniversary – and explains why 2018 is more important than ever for leaders to come together and accelerate climate action.

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The Climate Group is proud to announce the 10th anniversary of Climate Week NYC

The Climate Group is proud to announce the 10th Anniversary of Climate Week NYC. Taking place at a critical point in the global response to climate change, join us on September 24-30, 2018 in New York City, to accelerate real action.

At the annual global summit, which was founded in 2009 by The Climate Group, witness how businesses and governments around the world are making efforts to deliver – at a greater scale than ever before – the Paris Agreement on climate.

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World-leading multinationals accelerating a clean economy – RE100 report

LONDON: A rapidly growing group of ambitious multinational businesses are actively reshaping the energy market through their global investment decisions and accelerating a zero emissions economy, a new report release today (Tuesday January 23) shows.

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2018 is the year when we all need to step up climate action: Helen Clarkson

Helen Clarkson, CEO, The Climate Group, reflects on some of our campaign successes in 2017, and looks ahead to 2018, where our mission is to accelerate climate action.

January is often said to be named after the Roman god Janus: the god of passages, of beginnings and ends, who looks backwards and forwards at the same time. It’s more likely to be named after the goddess Juno, but let’s stick with Janus and ask what he might be thinking of the state of the climate right now.

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New wind power agreement takes Nike to more than halfway to 100% renewable electricity goal

NEW YORK: Nike will soon achieve more than half of its RE100 commitment by sourcing 100% renewable energy across North America thanks to a new Power Purchase Agreement (PPA), the company has just announced.

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2018 will be the best year yet for business to accelerate climate action

As 2017 draws to a close, Mike Peirce, Corporate Partnerships Director at The Climate Group reflects on growing corporate action on energy and climate change – and looks ahead to 2018.

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Global coalition of states and regions surpasses landmark 200 jurisdictions

BONN: Today, 16 new jurisdictions have been announced to the Under2 Coalition, the global pact of state and regional governments committing to tackle climate change and help implement the Paris Climate Agreement. The Coalition now encompasses 205 jurisdictions, from across 43 countries and collectively represents 1.3 billion of the world’s population and almost 40% of global GDP (US$30 trillion GDP).

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THE UNSTOPPABLE FORCE FOR ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE IS REASON TO BE A CLIMATE OPTIMIST

Climate Week NYC 2017 brought together global leaders from business and government across New York City from September 18-24 to showcase the unstoppable force for action on climate change. Over 140 official affiliate events were also hosted throughout the week in a powerful show of support for the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

In this blog, Helen Clarkson, CEO, The Climate Group, looks at the key takeaways from this year's summit.

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HOW TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE WHILE BUILDING JOBS: JAY INSLEE, GOVERNOR OF WASHINGTON STATE

NEW YORK: “Job creation through clean energy is one of the best bets we can possibly make,” says Jay Inslee, Governor of Washington State, in a Climate TV interview filmed at Climate Week NYC in September.

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Virginia becomes latest US state to commit to action on climate change

BONN: Virginia has today become the latest US state to commit to action on climate change, becoming a member of the Under2 Coalition of leading sub-national governments at a side event hosted during the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn.

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WE ALL HAVE RESPONSIBILITY TO TAKE MORE CLIMATE ACTION: JENNY BOFINGER-SCHUSTER, SUSTAINABILITY DIRECTOR, SIEMENS

NEW YORK: Community members have “a joint responsibility to take more action” on climate change, says Jenny Bofinger-SchusterSustainability DirectorSiemens AG, in a Climate TV interview filmed at Climate Week NYC in September.

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KELLOGG COMPANY DRIVING INNOVATION TO ACHIEVE 100% RENEWABLES IN ITS PLANTS: DIANE HOLDORF

NEW YORK: The energy market is fast moving towards renewable energy – making it easier for companies to transition towards 100% renewables, says Diane HoldorfCSOKellogg Company.

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REDUCING EMISSIONS THROUGH INNOVATIVE DESIGN: DIANE HOSKINS, CO-CEO, GENSLER

NEW YORK: Tackling climate change while improving the built environment is “an amazing opportunity from a business standpoint,” says Diane HoskinsCo-CEOGensler, in a Climate TV interview filmed at Climate Week NYC in September.

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EMPIRE STATE BUILDING GOING GREEN FOR CLIMATE WEEK NYC

NEW YORK: The iconic Empire State Building in New York City is going green on Friday September 22 to mark Climate Week NYC 2017 and demonstrate support for global action on climate change.

It is the fourth year in a row that the Empire State Building has been the official Lighting Partner for the summit, which is organized by The Climate Group annually to showcase climate leadership from business and sub-national governments.

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THE CLIMATE GROUP LAUNCHES PIONEERING GLOBAL EV CAMPAIGN AT CLIMATE WEEK NYC

NEW YORK: The Climate Group launched a groundbreaking new campaign on electric vehicles (EVs) at Climate Week NYC 2017 on Tuesday at Spring Studios in New York City. EV100 aims to fast track the drive towards electric vehicles; by signing up, companies can use their collective buying power and influence to build demand, cut costs and remove barriers to adoption.

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MULTINATIONALS LAUNCH GLOBAL PROGRAM TO SPEED UP SWITCH TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES

NEW YORK: A new business campaign designed to fast-track the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) and infrastructure has been launched by The Climate Group at a unique event in New York today, as business and government leaders gather at Climate Week NYC.

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NEW SURVEY FINDS THAT A MAJORITY OF PEOPLE GLOBALLY ARE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT OUR ABILITY TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate Week NYC 2017 Opening Ceremony, New York, September 18: A new survey finds that a majority of people globally are optimistic about our ability to address climate change, with 64% of global citizens believing we can address climate change if we take action now. Overall, 33% strongly agree this is the case, and 32% tend to agree. Only 11% disagree that we can address climate change if we take action now.

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RECORD NUMBER OF GLOBAL COMPANIES TO SOURCE 100% RENEWABLE POWER

NEW YORK: Days before Climate Week NYC 2017 gets underway in New York City, The Climate Group, organizer of Climate Week NYC, is announcing that The Estée Lauder CompaniesKellogg CompanyDBS Bank Ltd and Clif Bar & Company have today joined its RE100 campaign, run in partnership with 

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CLIMATE WEEK NYC 2017 OPENING CEREMONY PROGRAM ANNOUNCED

NEW YORK: As the first major gathering of international climate leaders since the US announced its withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, Climate Week NYC could not come at a more critical time in the global effort to tackle climate change.

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90 DAYS TO GO UNTIL CLIMATE WEEK NYC 2017

NEW YORKClimate Week NYC 2017 will open in just 90 days. The ninth annual summit, brought to you by The Climate Group, will take place from September 18-24 in New York City and will focus on the themes of innovation, jobs and prosperity.

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CLIMATE WEEK NYC 2017 AFFILIATE EVENTS PROGRAM NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATIONS

 

NEW YORK: The Climate Week NYC 2017 Affiliate Events program is now open for registrations. Annually, businesses, NGOs, civil society groups, academic institutions and others are offered the opportunity to participate in the iconic week, which this year will take place between September 18-24.

By registering for the affiliate events program, organizations can host conferences, panel discussions, exhibitions, concerts, and seminars during the week.

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COLLABORATION IS KEY TO SUCCESS, SAYS CARLSBERG GROUP DURING CLIMATE WEEK NYC

NEW YORK: Demonstrating clear corporate leadership during Climate Week NYC 2017, RE100 member Carlsberg Group has highlighted the importance of working in partnership with others to reduce emissions and address climate change.

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LEADING BUSINESSES SPEED ENERGY TRANSITION AT CLIMATE WEEK NYC 2017

NEW YORK: Announced today at Climate Week NYC 2017 in New York, global financial institutions Citi and JPMorgan Chase & Co. have joined The Climate Group’s RE100 campaign with CDP, committing to source 100% renewable powe

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CLIMATE WEEK NYC 2017 LAUNCHED IN NEW YORK CITY WITH GLOBAL LEADERS HIGHLIGHTING UNSTOPPABLE FORCE OF ACTION

NEW YORK: The Climate Group launched Climate Week NYC 2017 at a high-profile Opening Ceremony on Monday, bringing together global climate leaders to demonstrate how a combination of state, city and business commitment will continue to deliver the Paris Agreement.

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US STATES, CITIES AND BUSINESSES KEEP US CLIMATE ACTION ON TRACK

NEW YORK: The impact from the US decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement could be significantly mitigated thanks to the determined action demonstrated by US states, cities and businesses – a new report shows.

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