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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. African cities commit to reaching zero carbon by 2050
    African cities commit to reaching zero carbon by 2050 18 May 2018

    At a meeting in Nigeria this week, nine African cities pledged to cut carbon emissions to zero within the next three decades.

    Africa,Carbon Reduction
  4. Large-scale study finds global species will be saved at 1.5C
    Large-scale study finds global species will be saved at 1.5C 18 May 2018

    One of the largest studies of its kind has found significant benefits to keeping global temperatures to 1.5C over 2C.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  5. Global green economy could create 24 million jobs by 2030
    Global green economy could create 24 million jobs by 2030 16 May 2018

    New markets in sustainability and clean energy could lead to a worldwide jobs boom, according to the UN’s labour agency.

    Worldwide,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  6. UK on course to remove coal power without new gas plants
    UK on course to remove coal power without new gas plants 15 May 2018

    A new report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has detailed how the UK can completely phase-out coal power without the need for extra gas plants.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  7. Church of Ireland approves motion to divest from fossil fuels
    Church of Ireland approves motion to divest from fossil fuels 14 May 2018

    The Anglican Church in Ireland has voted to put an end to its major investments in fossil fuel companies.

    Europe,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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