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  1. Earth Day 2018 calls for an end to plastic pollution
    Earth Day 2018 calls for an end to plastic pollution 20 Apr 2018

    Earth Day 2018 is here and will be celebrated on Sunday (22 April) around the world.

    Worldwide
  2. HSBC rules out financing new coal power and tar sands
    HSBC rules out financing new coal power and tar sands 20 Apr 2018

    HSBC, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, has made new commitments to stop financing the most carbon intensive energy projects.

    Carbon Reduction,Finance,Worldwide
  3. China and Norway surging ahead on electric vehicle sales
    China and Norway surging ahead on electric vehicle sales 20 Apr 2018

    Fresh analysis of the electric vehicle market has shown China and Norway dominating in terms of sales and market share.

    Worldwide,Transport
  4. Religious leaders call on the Commonwealth to get much tougher on climate change
    Religious leaders call on the Commonwealth to get much tougher on climate change 18 Apr 2018

    More than 170 religious leaders from all over the world have urged governments from the Commonwealth to “turn words into action” and stop dangerous climate change.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  5. BP to cap emissions in first step towards fighting climate change
    BP to cap emissions in first step towards fighting climate change 17 Apr 2018

    BP’s Chief Executive, Bob Dudley, has told an audience in London that the petroleum giant will place a cap on carbon emissions out to 2025.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  6. UK government pledges £61m to fight plastic waste in Commonwealth countries
    UK government pledges £61m to fight plastic waste in Commonwealth countries 16 Apr 2018

    The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, is using a meeting of Commonwealth nations this week to accelerate action against plastic pollution.

    Worldwide,Policy
  7. Deal reached to cut shipping carbon emissions in half by 2050
    Deal reached to cut shipping carbon emissions in half by 2050 13 Apr 2018

    A landmark agreement to officially combat carbon emissions in the shipping sector has finally been reached in London.

    Worldwide,Transport,Carbon Reduction
  8. Solar power expected to break records in 2018 despite investment fall
    Solar power expected to break records in 2018 despite investment fall 12 Apr 2018

    New data for the first quarter of 2018 have shown an initial drop in investment for clean energy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Sustainable Energy
  9. ‘Devastating’ marine heatwaves increase by 34% in the last century
    ‘Devastating’ marine heatwaves increase by 34% in the last century 11 Apr 2018

    Warming oceans are causing a direct increase in the number of so-called marine heatwaves around the world, according to new research from a coalition of Australian academics.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  10. 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

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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