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  1. Nestlé targets 100% sustainable packaging by 2025
    Nestlé targets 100% sustainable packaging by 2025 11 Apr 2018

    Nestlé has joined the growing number of multinational companies, which are recognising their crucial role in reducing the amount of global plastic waste.

    Worldwide,Policy
  2. Waitrose to ditch single-use cups from all its stores
    Waitrose to ditch single-use cups from all its stores 10 Apr 2018

    The avalanche of retailer commitments on plastic waste is continuing without abatement.

    Europe,Policy
  3. Plastic bag waste is declining within UK waters
    Plastic bag waste is declining within UK waters 5 Apr 2018

    The number of plastic bags which have found their way into the North Sea has declined in recent years, according to major new research on the issue.

    Europe,Policy
  4. 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
  5. US asks China to reconsider ban on foreign waste
    US asks China to reconsider ban on foreign waste 26 Mar 2018

    The United States has requested China end its recent ban on receiving garbage from foreign countries, something it says is causing turmoil in the global market.

    Worldwide,Policy
  6. UN promotes nature-based solutions to tackle growing water shortages
    UN promotes nature-based solutions to tackle growing water shortages 19 Mar 2018

    The UN’s annual World Water Development Report 2018 has highlighted the need to use nature to combat the challenges of a growing population and climate change.

    Worldwide,Policy,Agriculture
  7. UK and Saudi Arabia sign clean energy agreement
    UK and Saudi Arabia sign clean energy agreement 14 Mar 2018

    The UK and Saudi Arabia have agreed to work much closer on issues of clean energy and climate change.

    Policy
  8. John Lewis and Sainsbury's join retailers making new commitments to sustainable development
    John Lewis and Sainsbury's join retailers making new commitments to sustainable development 14 Mar 2018

    25 of the UK’s largest retailers, including Sainsbury’s, John Lewis and IKEA, have joined a campaign to accelerate action towards meeting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

    Europe,Policy
  9. Opposition mounts to Trump’s plan to drastically expand oil and gas drilling
    Opposition mounts to Trump’s plan to drastically expand oil and gas drilling 7 Mar 2018

    A coalition of US environmental groups is urging people to oppose the White House’s latest plan to massively expand oil and gas exploration in federal waters.

    North America,Policy
  10. Michael Bloomberg lands top UN role to accelerate climate action
    Michael Bloomberg lands top UN role to accelerate climate action 6 Mar 2018

    Michael Bloomberg, the three-term former Mayor of New York City, has been chosen to support the UN’s climate strategy and mobilise action towards climate change.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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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