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Bali’s youth take action to stem the tide of plastic pollution

 
4:32pm - 24 April 2018

Climate Action spoke with Melati Wijsen, one of the sisters who founded a movement to ban plastic bags in Bali.

Asia, Policy

EU Parliament approves new measures to create a circular economy

 
4:03pm - 24 April 2018

The EU has taken a significant step towards fundamentally changing the way its economy works, shifting towards principles which make an asset out of waste.

Europe, Policy

Stella McCartney says fashion is “swamping the planet”

 
12:47pm - 24 April 2018

Luxury designer Stella McCartney has spoken of the urgent need to transform the fashion industry to become more sustainable.

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Tech. & Innovation

UK chosen as ‘world-class’ location to test massive new offshore wind turbines

 
11:49am - 24 April 2018

The UK continues to play the role of global leader in nurturing new offshore wind technology.

Europe, Sustainable Energy

Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN

 
10:48am - 24 April 2018

Two UN agencies are pushing for new farming techniques in Africa to address concerns over food security.

Africa, Agriculture

Commonwealth agrees to accelerate efforts to keep global temperatures to 1.5C

 
5:24pm - 23 April 2018

The 53 leaders of the Commonwealth have agreed to work harder on keeping global temperatures to within 1.5 degrees Celsius.

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  “We have built more offshore wind capacity than any other company in the world”

“We have built more offshore wind capacity than any other company in the world”

Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Energy

Climate Action recently spoke with Christine Sobieski at Danish energy company Ørsted about the company's interest in sustainable finance.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Ecosphere+ and Climate Action partnering to offset carbon emissions for 2018 events

Ecosphere+ and Climate Action partnering to offset carbon emissions for 2018 events

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction

Ecosphere+ and Climate Action partnering to offset carbon emissions for 2018 events

EDITOR'S PICKS
 

Tidal power comes of age with completion of unique Scottish project

Europe, Sustainable Energy

The potential for the tides to generate clean, reliable electricity has taken a significant step this month with the completion of a flagship project in Scottish waters.

 

Oval cricket ground hits sustainability for six

Europe, Sport

An international cricket ground has taken major steps towards making the transition to a low-carbon and sustainable future.

 

Costa Coffee will now recycle 500 million cups a year

Europe, Policy

Popular UK chain, Costa Coffee, has announced it will recycle the equivalent of its entire yearly sales of coffee cups by 2020.

 

Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency

Africa, Agriculture

Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production without damaging it.

 

International Olympic Committee aims to unite sport and conservation

Worldwide, Sport

Finding ways to stem the tide of biodiversity loss is a responsibility across all industries and people.

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

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