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  1. Global carbon market increases by 56% in one year, says World Bank
    Global carbon market increases by 56% in one year, says World Bank 22 May 2018

    The global value of carbon pricing schemes are now estimated to be worth $82 billion, according to a new report from the World Bank.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. “We need to reimagine banking”, says BBVA on climate change
    “We need to reimagine banking”, says BBVA on climate change 9 May 2018

    One of Spain’s largest banks has called on financial institutions to do more to tackle climate change.

    Europe,Worldwide,Finance,COP24
  6. 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 support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  7. 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
  8. Barclays unveils new ‘green trade loans’ for businesses
    Barclays unveils new ‘green trade loans’ for businesses 2 May 2018

    Barclays’ annual general meeting in London may have been disrupted by climate change protesters this week, but the bank has made steady progress on sustainability.

    Europe,Finance
  9. A carbon price in Canada could help cut emissions by 90 million tonnes by 2022
    A carbon price in Canada could help cut emissions by 90 million tonnes by 2022 1 May 2018

    New analysis from the Canadian Government has claimed that setting a nationwide carbon price could help cut emissions while maintaining a strong economy.

    North America,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  10. China is the most attractive country to build new renewable energy projects
    China is the most attractive country to build new renewable energy projects 1 May 2018

    China has come out on top in latest rankings highlighting the best places to invest in renewable energy

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy

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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