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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Making sport sustainable through engaging fans, innovative venues, and financing new projects
    Making sport sustainable through engaging fans, innovative venues, and financing new projects 17 Apr 2018

    Examine the key issues in sport sustainability ahead of the Sustainability in Sport Forum 2018

    Sustainable Innovation In Sport,Sport
  4. Nature could help save $50bn in flood damages across US Gulf Coast
    Nature could help save $50bn in flood damages across US Gulf Coast 16 Apr 2018

    Scientists have found nature is the most cost-effective way of reducing the impacts of extreme weather events.

    North America,Policy
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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