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  1. Tottenham Hotspur will eliminate single-use plastics from new stadium
    Tottenham Hotspur will eliminate single-use plastics from new stadium 19 Apr 2018

    One of England’s leading football clubs has become the latest high-profile name to announce plans to fight plastic pollution.

    Europe,Sport
  2. England ban on plastic straws and cotton buds proposed
    England ban on plastic straws and cotton buds proposed 19 Apr 2018

    The UK Government is planning to ban plastic straws, stirrers and plastic-tipped cotton buds in a further acceleration of its war on the waste material.

    Europe,Policy
  3. Religious leaders call on the Commonwealth to get much tougher on climate change
    Religious leaders call on the Commonwealth to get much tougher on climate change 18 Apr 2018

    More than 170 religious leaders from all over the world have urged governments from the Commonwealth to “turn words into action” and stop dangerous climate change.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  4. 2017 was a ‘milestone year’ for the UK’s offshore wind sector
    2017 was a ‘milestone year’ for the UK’s offshore wind sector 18 Apr 2018

    The UK’s offshore wind industry had one of its most successful years on record in 2017, according to the company which leases the country’s seabed.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  5. Amsterdam Airport is running on wind farms and electric buses
    Amsterdam Airport is running on wind farms and electric buses 18 Apr 2018

    One of Europe’s busiest airports, located in The Netherlands, is on course to become fully sustainable in the near future.

    Europe,Transport
  6. Costa Coffee will now recycle 500 million cups a year
    Costa Coffee will now recycle 500 million cups a year 18 Apr 2018

    Popular UK chain, Costa Coffee, has announced it will recycle the equivalent of its entire yearly sales of coffee cups by 2020.

    Europe,Policy
  7. Scientists have created an enzyme which eats plastic quickly
    Scientists have created an enzyme which eats plastic quickly 17 Apr 2018

    Scientists have accidentally engineered a stronger version of an enzyme which naturally eats a widely used type of plastic.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  8. Tidal power comes of age with completion of unique Scottish project
    Tidal power comes of age with completion of unique Scottish project 17 Apr 2018

    The potential for the tides to generate clean, reliable electricity has taken a significant step this month with the completion of a flagship project in Scottish waters.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  9. PGA golf tournament wins major sustainability trophy
    PGA golf tournament wins major sustainability trophy 17 Apr 2018

    One of the first events on the US PGA Tour has been awarded with a major sustainability distinction.

    North America,Sport
  10. BP to cap emissions in first step towards fighting climate change
    BP to cap emissions in first step towards fighting climate change 17 Apr 2018

    BP’s Chief Executive, Bob Dudley, has told an audience in London that the petroleum giant will place a cap on carbon emissions out to 2025.

    Worldwide,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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