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  1. 23 nations sign pledge to step up action on climate change
    23 nations sign pledge to step up action on climate change 22 Jun 2018

    Leading nations have pledged to set more stringent goals and “lead from the front” to reduce greenhouse gas emissions before 2020.

    Worldwide,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  2. Development banks pump record $35 billion into climate finance
    Development banks pump record $35 billion into climate finance 21 Jun 2018

    The world’s leading development banks are spending more than ever on climate mitigation and adaptation projects within emerging economies.

    Worldwide,Finance,COP24
  3. Wind and solar will reach 50% of global generation by 2050
    Wind and solar will reach 50% of global generation by 2050 21 Jun 2018

    Analysts are now predicting that wind and solar power will reach 50 percent of all electricity generation by 2050.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy
  4. Huge change in energy investment needed to meet climate targets
    Huge change in energy investment needed to meet climate targets 20 Jun 2018

    Investment in clean energy must increase by up to 50 percent in some economies to limit global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

    Worldwide,Finance,COP24
  5. Hannover Re to exclude coal from future investments
    Hannover Re to exclude coal from future investments 20 Jun 2018

    One of the world’s largest reinsurance companies has taken steps to exclude coal from its future investments.

    Worldwide,Finance
  6. C&A commits €1.29 million to circular economy projects
    C&A commits €1.29 million to circular economy projects 20 Jun 2018

    The C&A Foundation will fund five initiatives to advance the circular economy within the fashion industry.

    Worldwide,Tech. & Innovation
  7. ‘Urgent action’ needed to boost renewable heat and transport
    ‘Urgent action’ needed to boost renewable heat and transport 19 Jun 2018

    A new report has highlighted the continued dominance of renewable power to the detriment of other clean energy sectors, which seriously lag behind.

    Worldwide,Transport,Carbon Reduction,COP24
  8. Volvo targets 25% recycled plastic in all new cars by 2025
    Volvo targets 25% recycled plastic in all new cars by 2025 18 Jun 2018

    Volvo has become one of the first car manufacturers to take up the issue of plastic pollution.

    Worldwide,Transport
  9. Macquarie Group offers £500m to finance sustainable projects
    Macquarie Group offers £500m to finance sustainable projects 18 Jun 2018

    Australian investment group Macquarie has offered £500 million to finance green projects.

    Worldwide,Finance
  10. Legal & General divests from companies failing on climate change
    Legal & General divests from companies failing on climate change 15 Jun 2018

    One of the Europe’s largest asset managers is taking strong action against global companies which aren’t doing enough to address climate change.

    Worldwide,Finance,Carbon Reduction

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