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  1. Commonwealth agrees to accelerate efforts to keep global temperatures to 1.5C
    Commonwealth agrees to accelerate efforts to keep global temperatures to 1.5C 23 Apr 2018

    The 53 leaders of the Commonwealth have agreed to work harder on keeping global temperatures to within 1.5 degrees Celsius.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  2. FIFA launches new carbon offset campaign for 2018 World Cup
    FIFA launches new carbon offset campaign for 2018 World Cup 23 Apr 2018

    FIFA, the international governing body for soccer, is teaming up with the UN to encourage fans to offset their carbon emissions ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,Sport
  3. Banking giant Wells Fargo will commit $200 billion in sustainable financing by 2030
    Banking giant Wells Fargo will commit $200 billion in sustainable financing by 2030 23 Apr 2018

    Wells Fargo will accelerate its commitments to tackling climate change with new plans to support low-carbon and conservation businesses.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  4. Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects
    Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects 23 Apr 2018

    The Green Climate Fund has approved over $80 million for three new climate change adaptation projects.

    Worldwide,Finance,Agriculture
  5. 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
  6. 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.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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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