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  1. IKEA targets 2018 to remove plastic straws in UK stores
    IKEA targets 2018 to remove plastic straws in UK stores 17 Jul 2018

    Ikea has announced that all its 26 stores in the UK and Ireland will no longer serve single-use plastic straws.

    Europe,Policy
  2. Jamaica invests in plastic deposit scheme to tackle pollution
    Jamaica invests in plastic deposit scheme to tackle pollution 13 Jul 2018

    The Jamaican government has pledged $75 million (US $573,000) towards implementing a three-year plastic deposit scheme.

    North America,Policy
  3. Starbucks extends 5p ‘latte levy’ to all UK stores
    Starbucks extends 5p ‘latte levy’ to all UK stores 11 Jul 2018

    If you are a fan of Starbucks you will soon be asked to do a bit more for your morning coffee.

    Europe,Policy
  4. Former oil rigs could have environmental benefits, says poll
    Former oil rigs could have environmental benefits, says poll 5 Jul 2018

    An international survey has suggested that leaving oil rigs in the ocean could support wildlife.

    Worldwide,Policy
  5. Colombia’s largest national park awarded World Heritage status
    Colombia’s largest national park awarded World Heritage status 5 Jul 2018

    The United Nations has awarded the Chiribiquete national park in Colombia a World Heritage Site.

    South America,Policy
  6. China considers imposing tough clean air standards across 80 cities
    China considers imposing tough clean air standards across 80 cities 29 Jun 2018

    China has signalled its intention to impose special emissions limits on some of most polluting and energy intensive sectors in the country.

    Asia,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  7. Norway commits $17m to fight the illegal trade in tree logging
    Norway commits $17m to fight the illegal trade in tree logging 29 Jun 2018

    The Norwegian Government is stepping up its fight against illegal deforestation.

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  8. Environment leaders renew climate commitments at global summit
    Environment leaders renew climate commitments at global summit 28 Jun 2018

    The world’s environment ministers have gathered in Vietnam for a major environmental meeting.

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  9. UK needs to take immediate action on sustainable cars and homes
    UK needs to take immediate action on sustainable cars and homes 28 Jun 2018

    The UK Government’s official climate advisers have warned that not enough is being done to address carbon emissions in key sectors of the economy.

    Europe,Policy,Carbon Reduction
  10. UK Government launches £20m research fund to tackle plastic pollution
    UK Government launches £20m research fund to tackle plastic pollution 25 Jun 2018

    The UK Government has taken another step towards tackling plastic waste by creating a new £20 million research fund.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy

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