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  1. Costa Rica to become the world’s first zero-carbon country
    Costa Rica to become the world’s first zero-carbon country 11 May 2018

    Costa Rica’s newly elected president is vowing to take the historic step of decarbonising the entire country.

    South America,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  2. Tesco’s carbon emissions plummet by 13% in one year
    Tesco’s carbon emissions plummet by 13% in one year 11 May 2018

    Supermarket giant Tesco is making strong progress towards sustainability, according to its latest annual report released today

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  3. Plans released to transform London into a zero-carbon city
    Plans released to transform London into a zero-carbon city 11 May 2018

    Ambitious plans have been released this week which seek to transform London into one of the world’s greenest cities.

    Europe,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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 strengthen the transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  8. 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
  9. EU plans to massively increase spending on climate change
    EU plans to massively increase spending on climate change 3 May 2018

    The European Commission has put forward its future budgetary plans, which include spending a quarter of its entire finances on tackling climate change.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  10. Germany exceeds 100% demand from renewables…for a few hours
    Germany exceeds 100% demand from renewables…for a few hours 2 May 2018

    Official data from Germany’s Federal Network Agency has suggested that renewable energy provided more than 100 percent of the country's power on Monday.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction

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