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  1. Major sporting bodies make ‘biggest commitment ever’ to cut plastic waste
    Major sporting bodies make ‘biggest commitment ever’ to cut plastic waste 5 Jun 2018

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and seven other sporting bodies have signed up to a major UN campaign to reduce single-use plastics.

    Worldwide,Policy
  2. First global assessment released on action to reduce single-use plastics
    First global assessment released on action to reduce single-use plastics 5 Jun 2018

    A new report by UN Environment has assessed global action on reducing plastic waste for the first time.

    Worldwide,Policy
  3. UK football clubs urged to do more on single-use plastics
    UK football clubs urged to do more on single-use plastics 4 Jun 2018

    UK politicians are pressing for the country’s football leagues to take stronger action on reducing plastic waste.

    Europe,Sport
  4. Trump plans ‘unprecedented’ action to stop coal plant closures
    Trump plans ‘unprecedented’ action to stop coal plant closures 4 Jun 2018

    The White House is planning to take drastic steps to keep coal and nuclear plants from closing.

    North America,Policy
  5. World Environment Day 2018: Joining forces to beat plastic pollution
    World Environment Day 2018: Joining forces to beat plastic pollution 4 Jun 2018

    World Environment Day 2018 is taking place on 5th June, and this year's hosts are India.

    Worldwide
  6. G7 countries still heavily subsidising the fossil fuel industry
    G7 countries still heavily subsidising the fossil fuel industry 4 Jun 2018

    A new report has highlighted how member states of the G7 are failing to cut subsidies to the fossil fuel industry.

    Worldwide,Finance
  7. Scottish Government bans single-use coffee cups in its buildings
    Scottish Government bans single-use coffee cups in its buildings 1 Jun 2018

    The Scottish government has announced measures to ban the use of disposable coffee cups in all its offices.

    Europe,Policy
  8. There are now 3 million electric vehicles on the road
    There are now 3 million electric vehicles on the road 1 Jun 2018

    Sales of electric vehicles continue to go from strength to strength.

    Worldwide,Transport
  9. Cutting out meat and dairy greatly helps the planet, says new research
    Cutting out meat and dairy greatly helps the planet, says new research 1 Jun 2018

    Avoiding meat and dairy is one of the best ways to reduce your environmental impact, according to new analysis.

    Worldwide,Agriculture
  10. Vattenfall charges into the UK electric vehicle market
    Vattenfall charges into the UK electric vehicle market 1 Jun 2018

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall is making an “ambitious” move into the UK electric vehicle (EV) market.

    Europe,Transport

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