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  1. Colombia’s largest national park awarded World Heritage status
    Colombia’s largest national park awarded World Heritage status 5 Jul 2018

    The United Nations has awarded the Chiribiquete national park in Colombia a World Heritage Site.

    South America,Policy
  2. Banning palm oil will only increase biodiversity loss, says conservation group
    Banning palm oil will only increase biodiversity loss, says conservation group 4 Jul 2018

    Boycotting or banning palm oil could have the unintended consequence of creating more environmental damage.

    Worldwide,Agriculture
  3. Energy storage in Europe increases by 49% in one year
    Energy storage in Europe increases by 49% in one year 4 Jul 2018

    New industry data has highlighted the strong growth in electrical storage in Europe over the past year.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  4. Goldman Sachs buys solar power portfolio for $350m
    Goldman Sachs buys solar power portfolio for $350m 4 Jul 2018

    Goldman Sachs has stepped up its interests in renewable energy with a significant asset purchase.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  5. Investor group adds 61 companies to climate target list
    Investor group adds 61 companies to climate target list 4 Jul 2018

    A group of major investors is ramping up its efforts to influence carbon intensive companies.

    Worldwide,Finance
  6. UK pensioners set to benefit from wind farm sell-off
    UK pensioners set to benefit from wind farm sell-off 3 Jul 2018

    Pensioners in the UK are set to financially benefit from the growth of wind farms in the country.

    Europe,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  7. Gothenburg places major order for new electric buses
    Gothenburg places major order for new electric buses 3 Jul 2018

    Gothenburg, one of Sweden’s largest cities, has purchased 30 all-electric buses to help reduce carbon emissions and noise pollution.

    Europe,Transport
  8. US state to sue oil companies over climate change impacts
    US state to sue oil companies over climate change impacts 3 Jul 2018

    Rhode Island has become the first US state to sue a group of oil companies over their role in causing dangerous climate change.

    North America,Carbon Reduction
  9. First power from Scottish wind farm opposed by Donald Trump
    First power from Scottish wind farm opposed by Donald Trump 3 Jul 2018

    A major offshore wind farm has generated its first units of electricity, despite the best efforts of the President of the United States.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  10. World Sailing launches new fund to protect marine environment
    World Sailing launches new fund to protect marine environment 2 Jul 2018

    World Sailing, the governing body for the sport, has launched a new trust to support sustainable development in the oceans.

    Worldwide,Sport

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