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  1. Waitrose to ditch single-use cups from all its stores
    Waitrose to ditch single-use cups from all its stores 10 Apr 2018

    The avalanche of retailer commitments on plastic waste is continuing without abatement.

    Europe,Policy
  2. Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency
    Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency 10 Apr 2018

    Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production without damaging it.

    Africa,Agriculture
  3. Apple is now 100% powered by renewable energy
    Apple is now 100% powered by renewable energy 10 Apr 2018

    Tech giant Apple now claims its entire global operations are powered by renewable energy.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy
  4. Iceland supermarket to remove palm oil from its own products
    Iceland supermarket to remove palm oil from its own products 10 Apr 2018

    Frozen food chain Iceland has become the first UK supermarket to remove palm oil from its own branded products.

    Asia,Europe,Agriculture
  5. Carbon tax is a win-win for climate and low-income households
    Carbon tax is a win-win for climate and low-income households 9 Apr 2018

    Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and National Renewable Energy Laboratory have found significant co-benefits to setting a carbon tax in the United States.

    North America,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  6. Progress is being made on greening finance, says Bank of England
    Progress is being made on greening finance, says Bank of England 9 Apr 2018

    The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has told bankers to ramp up their focus on the financial risks posed by climate change.

    Worldwide,Finance
  7. Scottish wind power has record-breaking start to the year
    Scottish wind power has record-breaking start to the year 9 Apr 2018

    Onshore wind farms in Scotland have posted a record-level of electricity generation for the start of the year.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  8. Unilever developing new technology to reuse plastics
    Unilever developing new technology to reuse plastics 9 Apr 2018

    Unilever, the company behind some of the world’s best-known consumer brands, is working on pioneering new technology to convert hard-to-recycle plastic back into high-quality packaging.

    Worldwide
  9. Selfridges to remove all single-use plastic carbonated drinks
    Selfridges to remove all single-use plastic carbonated drinks 6 Apr 2018

    The world-renowned department store Selfridges is to ditch single-use plastic carbonated drinks from all of its stores.

    Europe
  10. German diesel car sales follow UK in falling off a cliff
    German diesel car sales follow UK in falling off a cliff 6 Apr 2018

    New figures from the German automotive association KBA have shown a drop off in sales of diesel cars, topping off a poor run of news for European car manufacturers.

    Europe,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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