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  1. Acting now on carbon emissions could save over 150 million lives
    Acting now on carbon emissions could save over 150 million lives 21 Mar 2018

    New research led by Duke University has found that tougher policies on fossil fuel emissions could prevent up to 153 million premature deaths in the immediate term.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  2. McDonald’s targets major reduction in carbon footprint by 2030
    McDonald’s targets major reduction in carbon footprint by 2030 20 Mar 2018

    Multinational corporations are fast making the change to a zero-carbon future, and McDonald’s has decided to play a lead role in its adoption.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  3. Coalition of Commonwealth scientists urge stronger action on climate
    Coalition of Commonwealth scientists urge stronger action on climate 12 Mar 2018

    22 national academies from around the Commonwealth have released a statement to increase climate action.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  4. Tom Steyer talks to Climate Action: "Our ability to solve this is greater than we ever knew" 8 Mar 2018

    Climate Action recently interviewed billionaire philanthropist Tom Steyer on new energy technologies and climate change in the US.

    North America,Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  5. IKEA climbing new heights in its bid to become truly sustainable
    IKEA climbing new heights in its bid to become truly sustainable 7 Mar 2018

    Swedish furniture giant IKEA has released its annual sustainability report which details the strong advancements the company has made in the field.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  6. UK carbon emissions at lowest level since 1890
    UK carbon emissions at lowest level since 1890 7 Mar 2018

    Fresh analysis has highlighted the dramatic fall in carbon emissions within the UK, reaching a new low unseen in normal times for 128 years.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. L'Oréal edges closer to becoming carbon neutral in the US
    L'Oréal edges closer to becoming carbon neutral in the US 6 Mar 2018

    L'Oréal has signed a new deal to source its electricity from a landfill gas site in Kentucky.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. America’s telecoms industry is lagging behind on clean energy
    America’s telecoms industry is lagging behind on clean energy 2 Mar 2018

    Major players in America’s telecommunications industry are not doing enough to reduce carbon emissions and make the transition to renewable energy.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. “Only a matter of time” until renewables replace coal, says…Coal India
    “Only a matter of time” until renewables replace coal, says…Coal India 26 Feb 2018

    Coal India, the world’s largest coal producing company, has admitted that renewables could soon become the dominant energy supply in the country.

    Asia,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Ireland planning €22 billion injection into low-carbon economy
    Ireland planning €22 billion injection into low-carbon economy 23 Feb 2018

    The Irish Government has announced plans to spend €22 billion over the next four years to aid the country’s journey to a low-carbon and climate resilient economy.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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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