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  1. Iceland supermarket launches deposit scheme and plastic-free labelling
    Iceland supermarket launches deposit scheme and plastic-free labelling 18 May 2018

    British food retailer Iceland continues to take the lead on sustainability issues.

    Europe,Worldwide,Policy
  2. Mercedes-Benz car factories to become carbon neutral
    Mercedes-Benz car factories to become carbon neutral 17 May 2018

    The need to decarbonise all parts of the economy means leaving no blind spots.

    Europe,Transport
  3. 66% of EU cities have plans in place to combat climate change
    66% of EU cities have plans in place to combat climate change 17 May 2018

    New analysis has shown mixed results for the performance of European cities in their efforts to tackle the looming challenge of climate change.

    Europe,Policy,COP24
  4. Co-op to fight waste by diverting food to community groups
    Co-op to fight waste by diverting food to community groups 17 May 2018

    Supermarket chain Co-op is launching a new scheme in the UK to reduce food waste by putting an end to last-minute sales.

    Europe,Policy,Agriculture
  5. EU bank to invest €300 million in Chinese climate projects
    EU bank to invest €300 million in Chinese climate projects 16 May 2018

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a new agreement to support carbon reduction efforts in China.

    Asia,Europe,Finance
  6. London considers car-free days to cut back on air pollution
    London considers car-free days to cut back on air pollution 16 May 2018

    The days of the London smog may be a thing of the past, but the UK’s capital still struggles to provide clean air for its growing population.

    Europe,Transport
  7. UK wind power outstrips nuclear for the first time over a quarter
    UK wind power outstrips nuclear for the first time over a quarter 16 May 2018

    Data drawn from the UK’s electricity grid has highlighted how wind power continues to pass new milestones and break once unthinkable records.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  8. 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
  9. Lloyds Bank pumps £2bn into sustainable finance schemes
    Lloyds Bank pumps £2bn into sustainable finance schemes 14 May 2018

    Lloyds Bank is making an extra £2 billion available to help UK businesses implement sustainability initiatives.

    Europe,Finance
  10. UK Government proposes new law to create ‘Green Brexit’
    UK Government proposes new law to create ‘Green Brexit’ 14 May 2018

    The UK Government is seeking to reassure the public that environmental laws will not be watered down after Brexit.

    Europe,Policy

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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