Share

CLIMATE ACTION PROGRAMME

News Archive

  1. Deposit return scheme proposed in England to fight plastic waste
    Deposit return scheme proposed in England to fight plastic waste 28 Mar 2018

    The UK Government has put forward plans to introduce a deposit return scheme to dramatically reduce the amount of waste from drinks.

    Europe,Policy
  2. Construction industry calls for zero-carbon buildings by 2030
    Construction industry calls for zero-carbon buildings by 2030 27 Mar 2018

    Over 50 business leaders in the UK have called on the government to set much stricter energy efficiency targets to help reduce carbon emissions and drive investment.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction
  3. UK Government unveils £260 million clean air package
    UK Government unveils £260 million clean air package 26 Mar 2018

    The UK Government has recently launched a package of funding to help combat pollution in some of the worst areas in the country.

    Europe,Transport
  4. Macron calls for price on carbon to combat climate change
    Macron calls for price on carbon to combat climate change 23 Mar 2018

    French President Emmanuel Macron told a sustainable finance conference on Thursday that Europe needs to set a minimum price for emitting carbon.

    Europe,Finance
  5. UK Government rejects plans for new coal mine due to climate change
    UK Government rejects plans for new coal mine due to climate change 23 Mar 2018

    The UK has decided to stop plans for a new opencast coal mine because it would “adversely impact upon measures to limit climate change”.

    Europe,Carbon Reduction
  6. London aims for the sky with thousands of new charging points
    London aims for the sky with thousands of new charging points 21 Mar 2018

    The UK’s capital is making progress towards reducing high levels of air pollution through the uptake of new electric vehicles and charging points.

    Europe,Transport
  7. Subsidy-free offshore wind farm to be built in the Netherlands
    Subsidy-free offshore wind farm to be built in the Netherlands 20 Mar 2018

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has won the right to build a major non-subsidised offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  8. Beast from the East helps set new UK wind energy record
    Beast from the East helps set new UK wind energy record 19 Mar 2018

    The UK’s recent bitter cold snap has had at least one redeeming feature: a bountiful supply of clean electricity.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  9. Durham University to divest its shares in fossil fuels
    Durham University to divest its shares in fossil fuels 16 Mar 2018

    One of Britain’s oldest and most revered universities is joining the growing movement of institutions who are divesting from companies involved in fossil fuel extraction.

    Europe,Finance
  10. Major battery storage project gets green light in the UK
    Major battery storage project gets green light in the UK 16 Mar 2018

    A new battery storage facility has been given planning permission on a brownfield site in the borough of Swindon.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation

OUT NOW: CLIMATE ACTION 2017-18

Climate Action and UNEP are delighted to present the official Climate Action report for COP23, Bonn, Germany.

NEWSLETTER

TWITTER