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  1. 85% of the UK supports renewable energy in record-high poll
    85% of the UK supports renewable energy in record-high poll 26 Apr 2018

    An official UK Government poll has found levels of public support for renewable energy reach an all-time high.

    Europe,Sustainable Energy
  2. Landmark pact unites major businesses to end plastic waste for good
    Landmark pact unites major businesses to end plastic waste for good 26 Apr 2018

    Over 50 major manufacturers and retailers have signed up to a world’s-first pact to completely eliminate plastic packaging from its supply chain.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Policy
  3. 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
  4. Macron tells Trump and US Congress: “There is no Planet B”
    Macron tells Trump and US Congress: “There is no Planet B” 26 Apr 2018

    French President Emmanuel Macron has topped off his 3-day visit to the United States with a speech urging stronger action on climate change.

    North America,Carbon Reduction
  5. Boston Tea Party chain bans all single-use coffee cups
    Boston Tea Party chain bans all single-use coffee cups 25 Apr 2018

    An independent coffee chain has taken the bold step and banned all disposable coffee cups from its cafes.

    Europe,North America,Policy
  6. Renewables developer Ørsted makes first foray into battery storage
    Renewables developer Ørsted makes first foray into battery storage 25 Apr 2018

    Danish energy giant Ørsted has announced its first large-scale venture into battery storage at a site near Liverpool.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation
  7. New York City’s Central Park will soon become entirely car-free
    New York City’s Central Park will soon become entirely car-free 25 Apr 2018

    In a historic decision, the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, has ruled that Central Park will become permanently out of bounds for vehicles.

    North America,Smart Cities
  8. China could save 94,000 lives and $339 billion by sticking to climate goals
    China could save 94,000 lives and $339 billion by sticking to climate goals 25 Apr 2018

    Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is vital not only to avoid dangerous climate change, but if we also want to build cleaner, more prosperous societies

    Asia,Carbon Reduction
  9. Flash floods hit Kenya after months of drought
    Flash floods hit Kenya after months of drought 25 Apr 2018

    Heavy rain and flooding has caused large scale destruction and displacement in Kenya.

    Africa,Agriculture
  10. Bali’s youth take action to stem the tide of plastic pollution
    Bali’s youth take action to stem the tide of plastic pollution 24 Apr 2018

    Climate Action spoke with Melati Wijsen, one of the sisters who founded a movement to ban plastic bags in Bali.

    Asia,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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