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  1. ‘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
  2. ‘Going big on renewable energy’: AT&T signs new 300 megawatt power deal
    ‘Going big on renewable energy’: AT&T signs new 300 megawatt power deal 19 Jun 2018

    AT&T has added to its growing renewables portfolio with a deal to buy 300 megawatts of wind power.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction
  3. US Government to spend $18.5 million on offshore wind research
    US Government to spend $18.5 million on offshore wind research 19 Jun 2018

    The US Department of Energy has announced new funding to explore the viability of building offshore wind farms in the country.

    North America,Sustainable Energy
  4. UK pension funds given chance to fight climate change
    UK pension funds given chance to fight climate change 19 Jun 2018

    Workplace pension schemes may soon be required to remove their holdings in projects which damage the environment.

    Europe,Finance
  5. 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
  6. British city leaders call on Government to bring forward diesel ban
    British city leaders call on Government to bring forward diesel ban 18 Jun 2018

    City leaders and Mayors across the UK are calling on the government to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol vehicles by 2030.

    Europe,Policy,Transport
  7. 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
  8. City of London commits to 100% renewable energy
    City of London commits to 100% renewable energy 18 Jun 2018

    The City of London Corporation has announced plans to source 100 percent of its electricity from renewables.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  9. McDonald’s to phase-out plastic straws in UK and Ireland
    McDonald’s to phase-out plastic straws in UK and Ireland 15 Jun 2018

    This could be the final straw. McDonald’s will bring forward plans to replace plastic straws with paper alternatives in all of its UK and Irish restaurants.

    Europe,Policy
  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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