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  1. The Climate Group launches new energy efficiency initiative
    The Climate Group launches new energy efficiency initiative 13 May 2016

    New programme will encourage major international companies to double their energy productivity

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy
  2. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation divests $187m stake in BP
    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation divests $187m stake in BP 13 May 2016

    The world’s largest health charity has divested its stake in oil giant BP as part of the growing global fossil fuel divestment movement

    Finance,Policy
  3. World’s most polluted cities announced by WHO
    World’s most polluted cities announced by WHO 12 May 2016

    The World Health Organization announced the world's worst cities for air pollution on Thursday

    Worldwide,Policy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  4. Protests in China over chemical plant
    Protests in China over chemical plant 12 May 2016

    A wave of protests in eastern Chinese over environmental risks has forced authorities to halt studies for a petrochemical industrial park project

    Asia,Policy
  5. Shell publishes landmark climate report
    Shell publishes landmark climate report 12 May 2016

    Oil giant has published a landmark report analysing the measures required for international climate targets to be met

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  6. UNEP chief highlights key role of upcoming UN Environment Assembly
    UNEP chief highlights key role of upcoming UN Environment Assembly 11 May 2016

    Global sustainable development is possible if nations prioritise regulatory and policy reforms, technology adoption and partnerships, the Achim Steiner said on Monday

    Africa,Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  7. Thailand to shut only gold mine over environmental complaints
    Thailand to shut only gold mine over environmental complaints 11 May 2016

    Thailand will close its only active gold mine by the end 2016 after serious environmental concerns were raised

    Asia,Policy,Agriculture
  8. UN climate action database gets major private sector boost
    UN climate action database gets major private sector boost 10 May 2016

    More than 50 new climate pledges have been added to the UN's online portal in a boost to momentum created by the Paris Agreement

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,COP 21
  9. New York targets bike lanes record
    New York targets bike lanes record 10 May 2016

    New York City is on target to set a new record this year for laying down protected bike lanes in the city

    North America,Smart Cities,Transport
  10. UN says 4.5m people in Zimbabwe will need food aid
    UN says 4.5m people in Zimbabwe will need food aid 9 May 2016

    Half of Zimbabwe's rural population of 9 million will need food aid by next March

    Africa,Finance,Policy,Agriculture

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