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  1. 85% of the UK supports renewable energy in record-high poll
    85% of the UK supports renewable energy in record-high poll 26 Apr 2018

    An official UK Government poll has found levels of public support for renewable energy reach an all-time high.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  2. Landmark pact unites major businesses to end plastic waste for good
    Landmark pact unites major businesses to end plastic waste for good 26 Apr 2018

    Over 50 major manufacturers and retailers have signed up to a world’s-first pact to completely eliminate plastic packaging from its supply chain.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy
  3. Boston Tea Party chain bans all single-use coffee cups
    Boston Tea Party chain bans all single-use coffee cups 25 Apr 2018

    An independent coffee chain has taken the bold step and banned all disposable coffee cups from its cafes.

    Europe,North America,Policy
  4. Renewables developer Ørsted makes first foray into battery storage
    Renewables developer Ørsted makes first foray into battery storage 25 Apr 2018

    Danish energy giant Ørsted has announced its first large-scale venture into battery storage at a site near Liverpool.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  5. EU Parliament approves new measures to create a circular economy
    EU Parliament approves new measures to create a circular economy 24 Apr 2018

    The EU has taken a significant step towards fundamentally changing the way its economy works, shifting towards principles which make an asset out of waste.

    Europe,Policy
  6. UK chosen as ‘world-class’ location to test massive new offshore wind turbines
    UK chosen as ‘world-class’ location to test massive new offshore wind turbines 24 Apr 2018

    The UK continues to play the role of global leader in nurturing new offshore wind technology.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  7. This year’s London Marathon will trial compostable cups
    This year’s London Marathon will trial compostable cups 20 Apr 2018

    On Sunday, over 40,000 runners will pound the streets of London in what will be one of the hottest marathons during the event’s 37 year history.

    Europe,Sport
  8. Great Britain went a record 55 hours without using coal
    Great Britain went a record 55 hours without using coal 20 Apr 2018

    Coal-fired power plants were absent from Britain’s energy mix for more than two days straight this week.

    Carbon Reduction,Europe
  9. Oval cricket ground hits sustainability for six
    Oval cricket ground hits sustainability for six 19 Apr 2018

    An international cricket ground has taken major steps towards making the transition to a low-carbon and sustainable future.

    Europe,Sport
  10. Tottenham Hotspur will eliminate single-use plastics from new stadium
    Tottenham Hotspur will eliminate single-use plastics from new stadium 19 Apr 2018

    One of England’s leading football clubs has become the latest high-profile name to announce plans to fight plastic pollution.

    Europe,Sport

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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