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  1. Commonwealth agrees to accelerate efforts to keep global temperatures to 1.5C
    Commonwealth agrees to accelerate efforts to keep global temperatures to 1.5C 23 Apr 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
  2. FIFA launches new carbon offset campaign for 2018 World Cup
    FIFA launches new carbon offset campaign for 2018 World Cup 23 Apr 2018

    FIFA, the international governing body for soccer, is teaming up with the UN to encourage fans to offset their carbon emissions ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sport
  3. Banking giant Wells Fargo will commit $200 billion in sustainable financing by 2030
    Banking giant Wells Fargo will commit $200 billion in sustainable financing by 2030 23 Apr 2018

    Wells Fargo will accelerate its commitments to tackling climate change with new plans to support low-carbon and conservation businesses.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  4. Michael Bloomberg will write the UN a $4.5 million check to meet climate commitments
    Michael Bloomberg will write the UN a $4.5 million check to meet climate commitments 23 Apr 2018

    Michael Bloomberg will meet a $4.5 million shortfall in funding to the UN caused by the decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

    North America,Finance,Policy
  5. Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects
    Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects 23 Apr 2018

    The Green Climate Fund has approved over $80 million for three new climate change adaptation projects.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture
  6. This year’s London Marathon will trial compostable cups
    This year’s London Marathon will trial compostable cups 20 Apr 2018

    On Sunday, over 40,000 runners will pound the streets of London in what will be one of the hottest marathons during the event’s 37 year history.

    Europe,Sport
  7. Earth Day 2018 calls for an end to plastic pollution
    Earth Day 2018 calls for an end to plastic pollution 20 Apr 2018

    Earth Day 2018 is here and will be celebrated on Sunday (22 April) around the world.

    Worldwide
  8. HSBC rules out financing new coal power and tar sands
    HSBC rules out financing new coal power and tar sands 20 Apr 2018

    HSBC, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, has made new commitments to stop financing the most carbon intensive energy projects.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  9. Great Britain went a record 55 hours without using coal
    Great Britain went a record 55 hours without using coal 20 Apr 2018

    Coal-fired power plants were absent from Britain’s energy mix for more than two days straight this week.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction
  10. China and Norway surging ahead on electric vehicle sales
    China and Norway surging ahead on electric vehicle sales 20 Apr 2018

    Fresh analysis of the electric vehicle market has shown China and Norway dominating in terms of sales and market share.

    Worldwide,Transport

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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