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  1. Scottish wind power has record-breaking start to the year
    Scottish wind power has record-breaking start to the year 9 Apr 2018

    Onshore wind farms in Scotland have posted a record-level of electricity generation for the start of the year.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  2. Unilever developing new technology to reuse plastics
    Unilever developing new technology to reuse plastics 9 Apr 2018

    Unilever, the company behind some of the world’s best-known consumer brands, is working on pioneering new technology to convert hard-to-recycle plastic back into high-quality packaging.

    Worldwide
  3. Selfridges to remove all single-use plastic carbonated drinks
    Selfridges to remove all single-use plastic carbonated drinks 6 Apr 2018

    The world-renowned department store Selfridges is to ditch single-use plastic carbonated drinks from all of its stores.

    Europe
  4. German diesel car sales follow UK in falling off a cliff
    German diesel car sales follow UK in falling off a cliff 6 Apr 2018

    New figures from the German automotive association KBA have shown a drop off in sales of diesel cars, topping off a poor run of news for European car manufacturers.

    Europe,Transport
  5. UN sees role for sport to advance Sustainable Development Goals
    UN sees role for sport to advance Sustainable Development Goals 6 Apr 2018

    The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, held each year on 6th April, was launched by the UN to highlight sport’s unique contribution to human development.

    Worldwide,Sport
  6. Norway calls for shipping to cut its emissions by 50%
    Norway calls for shipping to cut its emissions by 50% 6 Apr 2018

    When the International Maritime Organization meets in London next week, climate change and reducing carbon emissions will be high on the agenda.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  7. UK sales of diesel cars decline by 37% in one year
    UK sales of diesel cars decline by 37% in one year 5 Apr 2018

    Sales of diesel cars have plummeted in the UK as “economic and political uncertainty” over the government’s air quality plans are dampening confidence, according to the motor industry’s trade body.

    Europe,Transport
  8. Global solar installations smash fossil fuels over the past year
    Global solar installations smash fossil fuels over the past year 5 Apr 2018

    Solar power took another step towards global domination last year with a record 98 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity coming online.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  9. Google now buys more renewable energy than it uses
    Google now buys more renewable energy than it uses 5 Apr 2018

    Google has announced that it has met its goal of purchasing enough renewable energy to match the amount of power it consumes across all its global operations.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy
  10. Plastic bag waste is declining within UK waters
    Plastic bag waste is declining within UK waters 5 Apr 2018

    The number of plastic bags which have found their way into the North Sea has declined in recent years, according to major new research on the issue.

    Europe,Policy

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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