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  1. Scotland sets a new 90% carbon reduction target
    Scotland sets a new 90% carbon reduction target 24 May 2018

    A draft bill put before the Scottish Parliament has set a goal of reducing carbon emissions to almost zero by 2050.

    Carbon Reduction,Europe
  2. New EU rules will make investors report on environmental risk
    New EU rules will make investors report on environmental risk 24 May 2018

    The European Commission has released fresh proposals to ensure the financial sector contributes towards combating climate change.

    Europe,Finance
  3. Hamburg applies the brakes on diesel vehicles
    Hamburg applies the brakes on diesel vehicles 24 May 2018

    Hamburg has become the first German city to restrict the use of diesel vehicles in response to a court ruling earlier this year.

    Europe,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. England facing water shortages due to environmental threats
    England facing water shortages due to environmental threats 24 May 2018

    England is facing increased water pressures due to the combined challenges of a growing population, climate change, and unsustainable land use.

    Europe,Agriculture
  5. ExxonMobil sets new targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
    ExxonMobil sets new targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 23 May 2018

    The world’s largest public oil producer is planning to reduce its methane emissions by 15 percent by 2020.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  6. Intel makes sure sustainability is inside its business
    Intel makes sure sustainability is inside its business 23 May 2018

    Technology giant Intel is making strong progress towards sustainability.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  7. Closure of fossil fuel plants in California associated with healthier babies
    Closure of fossil fuel plants in California associated with healthier babies 23 May 2018

    New research has found a clear correlation between the phasing out of fossil fuel power plants and improved public health.

    North America,Carbon Reduction
  8. Pivot Power to build ‘world first’ battery network
    Pivot Power to build ‘world first’ battery network 23 May 2018

    An energy start-up has secured investment to build what will be world’s largest battery network.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Transport
  9. Electric vehicle sales will top 10 million by 2025
    Electric vehicle sales will top 10 million by 2025 22 May 2018

    Sales of new electric vehicles (EVs) will reach 11 million within the next eight years, according to new analysis.

    Worldwide,Transport
  10. Global carbon market increases by 56% in one year, says World Bank
    Global carbon market increases by 56% in one year, says World Bank 22 May 2018

    The global value of carbon pricing schemes are now estimated to be worth $82 billion, according to a new report from the World Bank.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction

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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