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  Stella McCartney says fashion is “swamping the planet”

Stella McCartney says fashion is “swamping the planet”

2 hours ago
Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Tech. & Innovation

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

  UK chosen as ‘world-class’ location to test massive new offshore wind turbines

UK chosen as ‘world-class’ location to test massive new offshore wind turbines

3 hours ago
Europe, Sustainable Energy

The UK continues to play the role of global leader in nurturing new offshore wind technology.

  Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN

Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN

4 hours ago
Africa, Agriculture

Two UN agencies are pushing for new farming techniques in Africa to address concerns over food security.

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  Green Sports Alliance Summit

Green Sports Alliance Summit

9:38am - 24 April 2018
Sport

Exchanging thinking around greening the sports industry and engaging fans and communities.

  Commonwealth agrees to accelerate efforts to keep global temperatures to 1.5C

Commonwealth agrees to accelerate efforts to keep global temperatures to 1.5C

5:24pm - 23 April 2018
Worldwide, Carbon Reduction

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

  FIFA launches new carbon offset campaign for 2018 World Cup

FIFA launches new carbon offset campaign for 2018 World Cup

3:57pm - 23 April 2018
Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Sport

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.

  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

11:38am - 23 April 2018
Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Finance

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

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World’s most powerful wind turbine built after Donald Trump loses legal battle

11:46am - 12 April 2018
  World’s most powerful wind turbine built after Donald Trump loses legal battle

President Trump won’t be happy. Scotland is fast becoming the go-to destination for offshore wind innovation, and the project he spent so long opposing is leading the way.

Europe, Sustainable Energy

Portugal runs on renewable power for the whole of March

10:51am - 4 April 2018
  Portugal runs on renewable power for the whole of March

Portugal has produced so much renewable electricity that it has outstripped the entire country’s consumption for the month of March.

Europe, Sustainable Energy

World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam

10:58am - 1 March 2018
  World’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle opens in Amsterdam

This week saw the opening of a unique store in the Netherlands where items on its aisles are completely free from plastic packaging.

Europe, Smart Cities, Tech. & Innovation, Sustainable Innovation Forum

Tidal power comes of age with completion of unique Scottish project

3:35pm - 17 April 2018
  Tidal power comes of age with completion of unique Scottish project

The potential for the tides to generate clean, reliable electricity has taken a significant step this month with the completion of a flagship project in Scottish waters.

Europe, Sustainable Energy

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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