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  1. Hilton makes new commitment to slash emissions by 61%
    Hilton makes new commitment to slash emissions by 61% 25 May 2018

    Hilton has made a major step towards supporting efforts to tackle climate change and sustainable development.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  2. Scotland sets a new 90% carbon reduction target
    Scotland sets a new 90% carbon reduction target 24 May 2018

    A draft bill put before the Scottish Parliament has set a goal of reducing carbon emissions to almost zero by 2050.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction
  3. Hamburg applies the brakes on diesel vehicles
    Hamburg applies the brakes on diesel vehicles 24 May 2018

    Hamburg has become the first German city to restrict the use of diesel vehicles in response to a court ruling earlier this year.

    Europe,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  4. ExxonMobil sets new targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
    ExxonMobil sets new targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 23 May 2018

    The world’s largest public oil producer is planning to reduce its methane emissions by 15 percent by 2020.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  5. Intel makes sure sustainability is inside its business
    Intel makes sure sustainability is inside its business 23 May 2018

    Technology giant Intel is making strong progress towards sustainability.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  6. Closure of fossil fuel plants in California associated with healthier babies
    Closure of fossil fuel plants in California associated with healthier babies 23 May 2018

    New research has found a clear correlation between the phasing out of fossil fuel power plants and improved public health.

    North America,Carbon Reduction
  7. Global carbon market increases by 56% in one year, says World Bank
    Global carbon market increases by 56% in one year, says World Bank 22 May 2018

    The global value of carbon pricing schemes are now estimated to be worth $82 billion, according to a new report from the World Bank.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  8. New York to end all coal-fired power by 2020
    New York to end all coal-fired power by 2020 21 May 2018

    New York State has proposed strict new carbon dioxide standards which will lead to coal plants having to change the way they operate, or close down.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  9. EU sets out plan to cut truck emissions by 30%
    EU sets out plan to cut truck emissions by 30% 21 May 2018

    The European Commission has put forth a proposal to regulate carbon emissions from heavy-duty vehicles for the first time.

    Europe,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  10. Major investors call for oil and gas groups to step up climate action
    Major investors call for oil and gas groups to step up climate action 18 May 2018

    Sixty investors have urged the oil and gas sector to do more on climate change and “take responsibility” for its carbon emissions.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,COP24

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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