Up to one third of supermarket plastic not widely recyclable

4:20pm - 20 July 2018

An investigation from consumer body Which? has found mixed results on the levels of recyclable plastic in the UK’s largest supermarkets.

Europe, Policy

Facebook powers Oregon data center with 100% renewables

12:41pm - 20 July 2018

Facebook has signed a new deal to ensure one of its main data centers uses 100 percent clean energy.

North America, Sustainable Energy

World Bank sets $20 billion record for climate financing

11:48am - 20 July 2018

The World Bank is spending more money than ever on combatting climate change.

Worldwide, Finance

Gatwick Airport to introduce electric car sharing service

9:35am - 20 July 2018

London’s Gatwick Airport has partnered with car sharing service Bluecity to provide greater zero-emission transport.

Europe, Transport

European Investment Bank commits €24m to Greek wind farms

4:53pm - 19 July 2018

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is financing two onshore wind farms in northern Greece with a 24 million euro loan.

Europe, Sustainable Energy

Liverpool aiming to become world’s first ‘climate positive’ city

2:28pm - 19 July 2018

Liverpool City Council has signed a new agreement with the Poseidon Foundation to help offset its carbon emissions.

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Finance
  The fossil fuel “engagement vs divestment” debate at Harvard’s endowment fund

The fossil fuel “engagement vs divestment” debate at Harvard’s endowment fund


Climate Action spoke to Kate Murtagh, Chief Compliance Officer and Managing Director, Sustainable Investment at the Harvard Management Company about Harvard’s sustainable investment and engagement strategies.


Germany powers through 2018 with 42% renewables record

Europe, Sustainable Energy

Germany has set a new record for renewable power production during the first six months of 2018.


China leads green bonds charge with $30 billion raised in 2017

Asia, Finance

China issued $30 billion in green bonds in 2017, remaining the world leader in the market.


Starbucks to save 1 billion plastic straws with global ban by 2020

Worldwide, Tech. & Innovation

Starbucks has dealt a serious blow in the battle against plastic pollution.


Church of England wields the divestment axe over climate change

Worldwide, Finance

The Church of England has made the historic decision to divest from all fossil fuel companies which are not taking steps to combat climate change.


Tesla gets the go ahead to build its first factory in China

Asia, Transport

Tesla has sealed an agreement with the regional government in Shanghai to construct its first automobile factory outside the United States.