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How can the insurance industry make cities more sustainable?

 
3:37pm - 22 June 2018

The chief executive of AXA famously remarked last year that a 4 degree world is “uninsurable”.

Worldwide, Finance, Policy

23 nations sign pledge to step up action on climate change

 
12:38pm - 22 June 2018

Leading nations have pledged to set more stringent goals and “lead from the front” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions before 2020.

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, COP24

One in three UK children impacted by air pollution, says UNICEF

 
11:33am - 22 June 2018

New analysis has found large numbers of children in the UK are breathing in toxic air.

Europe, Carbon Reduction

India to bring forward 100,000 megawatts of new solar power

 
10:13am - 22 June 2018

The Indian Government has signalled its intention to launch the largest tender for new solar power capacity in the world.

Asia, Sustainable Energy

EU aiming for zero-carbon economy “as early as possible”

 
3:58pm - 21 June 2018

The EU has completed a “hat-trick” of agreements this week which, if implemented, will transform Europe into a truly low-carbon and green continent.

Europe, Carbon Reduction, COP24

France approves six new offshore wind farms, slashes subsidy

 
1:09pm - 21 June 2018

President Emmanuel Macron has given the go ahead to six new offshore wind farms off France’s west coast.

Europe, Sustainable Energy
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  The fossil fuel “engagement vs divestment” debate at Harvard’s endowment fund

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

Finance

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.

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‘Going big on renewable energy’: AT&T signs new 300 megawatt power deal

North America, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy

AT&T has added to its growing renewables portfolio with a deal to buy 300 megawatts of wind power.

 

Renault to commit €1 billion in boosting electric vehicle capacity

Europe, Transport

Renault Group has announced a major investment in the production of electric vehicles in France.

 

Samsung Electronics commits to 100% renewable energy

Worldwide, Sustainable Energy

Samsung has become the latest international company to take the significant step towards obtaining 100 percent of its energy from clean sources.

 

Recycling can provide 70% of the UK’s demand for plastic

Europe, Policy, Tech. & Innovation

A new report from Green Alliance has found the untapped opportunities for the UK to source most of its plastic demand from recycling.

 

‘Truly circular’: IKEA commits to using only renewable or recycled materials by 2030

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Tech. & Innovation

IKEA has added to its rich array of sustainability pledges by planning to become a truly circular business by 2030.

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