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  1. Jamaica invests in plastic deposit scheme to tackle pollution
    Jamaica invests in plastic deposit scheme to tackle pollution 13 Jul 2018

    The Jamaican government has pledged $75 million (US $573,000) towards implementing a three-year plastic deposit scheme.

    North America,Policy
  2. Ireland makes world’s first pledge to divest from fossil fuels
    Ireland makes world’s first pledge to divest from fossil fuels 13 Jul 2018

    The Irish Parliament has passed a bill which forces the country to divest its assets in fossil fuels.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  3. California hits emissions target two years early
    California hits emissions target two years early 12 Jul 2018

    The US state of California has cut its greenhouse gas emissions to below 1990 levels for the first time.

    North America,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  4. There could be 36 million electric vehicles on Britain’s roads by 2040
    There could be 36 million electric vehicles on Britain’s roads by 2040 12 Jul 2018

    The growth in electric vehicles goes hand-in-hand with reducing the carbon intensity of Britain’s economy.

    Europe,Transport
  5. UK raises over £4bn to tackle climate change in developing countries
    UK raises over £4bn to tackle climate change in developing countries 12 Jul 2018

    Fresh data has shown the level of funding provided by the UK government to support overseas countries adapt to climate change.

    Africa,Asia,Finance,COP24
  6. American Airlines switches away from plastic straws to cut waste
    American Airlines switches away from plastic straws to cut waste 12 Jul 2018

    The world’s largest airline is ditching plastic straws in favour of more sustainable alternatives.

    Worldwide,Transport
  7. Starbucks extends 5p ‘latte levy’ to all UK stores
    Starbucks extends 5p ‘latte levy’ to all UK stores 11 Jul 2018

    If you are a fan of Starbucks you will soon be asked to do a bit more for your morning coffee.

    Europe,Policy
  8. Germany powers through 2018 with 42% renewables record
    Germany powers through 2018 with 42% renewables record 11 Jul 2018

    Germany has set a new record for renewable power production during the first six months of 2018.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  9. Mayor of London launches new £500m energy efficiency fund
    Mayor of London launches new £500m energy efficiency fund 11 Jul 2018

    A new £500 million fund has been set up in London to help businesses invest in energy-saving technologies.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  10. Tesla gets the go ahead to build its first factory in China
    Tesla gets the go ahead to build its first factory in China 11 Jul 2018

    Tesla has sealed an agreement with the regional government in Shanghai to construct its first automobile factory outside the United States.

    Transport,Asia

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