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  1. 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 strengthen the transition to a low-carbon economy.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction
  2. Poor countries will bear the brunt of temperature shifts
    Poor countries will bear the brunt of temperature shifts 4 May 2018

    New research suggests the impacts of climate change will be unevenly distributed between rich and poor countries.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  3. UEFA calls attention to the ‘significant issue’ of making sport sustainable
    UEFA calls attention to the ‘significant issue’ of making sport sustainable 2 May 2018

    UEFA, football’s governing body in Europe, has released a new report emphasising the urgent need to make sport more sustainable.

    Europe,Worldwide,Sport
  4. 90% of the population breathes polluted air, says World Health Organisation
    90% of the population breathes polluted air, says World Health Organisation 2 May 2018

    New and improved data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) has found a dangerously high number of the world’s population is still breathing dirty air.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  5. The UN’s climate change body releases its first annual report
    The UN’s climate change body releases its first annual report 1 May 2018

    The UN’s official climate secretariat has launched its first annual report into its work in combatting climate change.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  6. 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
  7. All countries in the Paris Agreement now have policies to fight climate change
    All countries in the Paris Agreement now have policies to fight climate change 30 Apr 2018

    The London School of Economics has found that 197 countries which signed the landmark Paris Agreement now have at least one law in place to limit global temperatures.

    Worldwide,Policy,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  8. Low-lying islands could become “uninhabitable” within decades
    Low-lying islands could become “uninhabitable” within decades 27 Apr 2018

    A new study has found many of the world’s low-lying islands are under direct threat from sea-level rises and repeated flooding.

    Oceania,Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  9. Global leaders commit $4.1 billion to protect environment
    Global leaders commit $4.1 billion to protect environment 26 Apr 2018

    A fresh injection of $4.1 billion from the international community has been made available to help prevent biodiversity loss

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction
  10. Stella McCartney says fashion is “swamping the planet”
    Stella McCartney says fashion is “swamping the planet” 24 Apr 2018

    Luxury designer Stella McCartney has spoken of the urgent need to transform the fashion industry to become more sustainable.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction

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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