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  1. UK on course to remove coal power without new gas plants
    UK on course to remove coal power without new gas plants 15 May 2018

    A new report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has detailed how the UK can completely phase-out coal power without the need for extra gas plants.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  2. Climate shocks causing severe hunger in Africa’s Sahel region
    Climate shocks causing severe hunger in Africa’s Sahel region 15 May 2018

    Humanitarian relief workers have warned that about 5 million people in the Sahel are suffering from severe hunger.

    Africa,Agriculture
  3. Lloyds Bank pumps £2bn into sustainable finance schemes
    Lloyds Bank pumps £2bn into sustainable finance schemes 14 May 2018

    Lloyds Bank is making an extra £2 billion available to help UK businesses implement sustainability initiatives.

    Europe,Finance
  4. UK Government proposes new law to create ‘Green Brexit’
    UK Government proposes new law to create ‘Green Brexit’ 14 May 2018

    The UK Government is seeking to reassure the public that environmental laws will not be watered down after Brexit.

    Europe,Policy
  5. Growth in solar power is bringing power to millions in remote communities
    Growth in solar power is bringing power to millions in remote communities 14 May 2018

    New data from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has detailed the vital importance renewable energy is now playing to remote communities.

    Africa,Sustainable Energy
  6. Church of Ireland approves motion to divest from fossil fuels
    Church of Ireland approves motion to divest from fossil fuels 14 May 2018

    The Anglican Church in Ireland has voted to put an end to its major investments in fossil fuel companies.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  7. Costa Rica to become the world’s first zero-carbon country
    Costa Rica to become the world’s first zero-carbon country 11 May 2018

    Costa Rica’s newly elected president is vowing to take the historic step of decarbonising the entire country.

    South America,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  8. Tesco’s carbon emissions plummet by 13% in one year
    Tesco’s carbon emissions plummet by 13% in one year 11 May 2018

    Supermarket giant Tesco is making strong progress towards sustainability, according to its latest annual report released today

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  9. Plans released to transform London into a zero-carbon city
    Plans released to transform London into a zero-carbon city 11 May 2018

    Ambitious plans have been released this week which seek to transform London into one of the world’s greenest cities.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  10. California rules all new homes must come with solar panels
    California rules all new homes must come with solar panels 11 May 2018

    California has become the first state in the US to rule that all new homes must come with solar panels.

    North America,Sustainable Energy

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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