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  1. Budweiser brewer hops on the road to cleaner transport
    Budweiser brewer hops on the road to cleaner transport 9 May 2018

    The company behind Budweiser has just placed an order for 800 hydrogen-electric trucks.

    North America,Transport
  2. Oxfam calls for stronger aid to help poor countries adapt to climate change
    Oxfam calls for stronger aid to help poor countries adapt to climate change 9 May 2018

    Aid to low income countries to help them reduce their greenhouse gas emissions is lagging behind the targets set by the Paris Agreement.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  3. Global jobs in renewable energy top 10 million for the first time
    Global jobs in renewable energy top 10 million for the first time 8 May 2018

    A major new report has found that renewable energy now provides 10.3 million people with employment around the world.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,COP24
  4. Wet wipes will face ban under new UK plastic rules
    Wet wipes will face ban under new UK plastic rules 8 May 2018

    Babies may have to face a wipe-free future as the UK’s battle against plastic steps up a gear.

    Europe,Policy
  5. Nissan to back away from selling diesel cars in Europe
    Nissan to back away from selling diesel cars in Europe 8 May 2018

    Japanese car manufacturer Nissan has indicated that it will gradually stop selling diesel cars in Europe.

    Europe,Transport
  6. Tourism’s carbon footprint is four times larger than first thought
    Tourism’s carbon footprint is four times larger than first thought 8 May 2018

    Global tourism contributes an estimated 8 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study on the issue, claimed to be the world’s first.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  7. Solar irrigation can improve food security and prosperity, says UN agency
    Solar irrigation can improve food security and prosperity, says UN agency 8 May 2018

    New research from the United Nations has shown the significant potential for solar powered irrigation systems to increase sustainable water use.

    Africa,Agriculture,COP24
  8. EU carbon emissions rise in sign of challenge ahead
    EU carbon emissions rise in sign of challenge ahead 4 May 2018

    The European Union’s total carbon emissions from fossil fuels rose last year by 1.8 percent.

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  9. Allianz to stop insuring coal industry amid climate concerns
    Allianz to stop insuring coal industry amid climate concerns 4 May 2018

    Insurance giant Allianz has announced it will no longer support the coal industry in a move designed to support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  10. Poor countries will bear the brunt of temperature shifts
    Poor countries will bear the brunt of temperature shifts 4 May 2018

    New research suggests the impacts of climate change will be unevenly distributed between rich and poor countries.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction

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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