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  1. 2017 was a ‘milestone year’ for the UK’s offshore wind sector
    2017 was a ‘milestone year’ for the UK’s offshore wind sector 18 Apr 2018

    The UK’s offshore wind industry had one of its most successful years on record in 2017, according to the company which leases the country’s seabed.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  2. Amsterdam Airport is running on wind farms and electric buses
    Amsterdam Airport is running on wind farms and electric buses 18 Apr 2018

    One of Europe’s busiest airports, located in The Netherlands, is on course to become fully sustainable in the near future.

    Europe,Transport
  3. Costa Coffee will now recycle 500 million cups a year
    Costa Coffee will now recycle 500 million cups a year 18 Apr 2018

    Popular UK chain, Costa Coffee, has announced it will recycle the equivalent of its entire yearly sales of coffee cups by 2020.

    Europe,Policy
  4. Scientists have created an enzyme which eats plastic quickly
    Scientists have created an enzyme which eats plastic quickly 17 Apr 2018

    Scientists have accidentally engineered a stronger version of an enzyme which naturally eats a widely used type of plastic.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  5. Tidal power comes of age with completion of unique Scottish project
    Tidal power comes of age with completion of unique Scottish project 17 Apr 2018

    The potential for the tides to generate clean, reliable electricity has taken a significant step this month with the completion of a flagship project in Scottish waters.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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