1 billion at risk from lack of access to cooling technologies

4:31pm - 16 July 2018

A new report has highlighted the challenge of keeping cool in extreme weather.

Worldwide, COP24, Sustainable Energy

Bring back onshore wind in Britain, says new poll

2:45pm - 16 July 2018

The British public want the government to end its de facto ban against onshore wind, according to a poll.

Europe, Sustainable Energy

UK goes 1,000 hours without using coal-fired power

12:26pm - 16 July 2018

In the UK, the decline of coal power is continuing in dramatic fashion.

Europe, Carbon Reduction, Sustainable Energy

Vattenfall signs new offshore wind power agreement

11:53am - 16 July 2018

Vattenfall has signed one of Europe’s first power purchase agreements involving an offshore wind farm.

Europe, Sustainable Energy

Apple sets up $300m clean energy fund in China

4:00pm - 13 July 2018

Apple and 10 of its suppliers are teaming up to develop clean energy projects in China.

Asia, Sustainable Energy

Spain hits 45% renewable power in first half of 2018

12:43pm - 13 July 2018

Spain’s transition to a low-carbon economy is making strong progress with almost half of all power now coming from renewable energy.

Europe, Sustainable Energy
  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.