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  1. Clipper will sell plastic-free tea bags within months
    Clipper will sell plastic-free tea bags within months 16 Apr 2018

    Clipper Teas is the latest retailer to bow to customer demands and remove plastic from its tea bags.

    Europe
  2. Blenheim Palace makes plans to eliminate plastic waste
    Blenheim Palace makes plans to eliminate plastic waste 16 Apr 2018

    One of the UK’s largest and grandest stately homes has announced plans to eliminate plastic on its grounds.

    Europe
  3. UK government pledges £61m to fight plastic waste in Commonwealth countries
    UK government pledges £61m to fight plastic waste in Commonwealth countries 16 Apr 2018

    The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, is using a meeting of Commonwealth nations this week to accelerate action against plastic pollution.

    Worldwide,Policy
  4. Deal reached to cut shipping carbon emissions in half by 2050
    Deal reached to cut shipping carbon emissions in half by 2050 13 Apr 2018

    A landmark agreement to officially combat carbon emissions in the shipping sector has finally been reached in London.

    Worldwide,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  5. Sweden opens ‘globally unique’ electrified road
    Sweden opens ‘globally unique’ electrified road 13 Apr 2018

    Sweden has unveiled a new stretch of road which allows, for the first time, cars and trucks to charge their batteries while driving.

    Europe,Transport
  6. UK wind turbines spinning to record levels in early 2018
    UK wind turbines spinning to record levels in early 2018 13 Apr 2018

    Energy data for the first three months of 2018 have shown that wind energy is the UK’s star performer, having rewritten records across the board.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  7. Pret a Manger launches the UK’s first deposit return scheme
    Pret a Manger launches the UK’s first deposit return scheme 13 Apr 2018

    Pret a Manger has this week launched the UK’s first plastic bottle deposit return scheme.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  8. LA Galaxy and MLS aim to fight plastic waste with recycled jersey
    LA Galaxy and MLS aim to fight plastic waste with recycled jersey 12 Apr 2018

    LA Galaxy is planning to switch focus off the field with a series of events to support sustainability initiatives in sport

    North America,Sport
  9. Solar power expected to break records in 2018 despite investment fall
    Solar power expected to break records in 2018 despite investment fall 12 Apr 2018

    New data for the first quarter of 2018 have shown an initial drop in investment for clean energy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  10. World’s most powerful wind turbine built after Donald Trump loses legal battle
    World’s most powerful wind turbine built after Donald Trump loses legal battle 12 Apr 2018

    President Trump won’t be happy. Scotland is fast becoming the go-to destination for offshore wind innovation, and the project he spent so long opposing is leading the way.

    Europe,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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