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Stella McCartney says fashion is “swamping the planet”

 
12:47pm - 24 April 2018

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

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Tech. & Innovation

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

 
11:49am - 24 April 2018

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

Europe, Sustainable Energy

Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN

 
10:48am - 24 April 2018

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

Africa, Agriculture

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

 
5:24pm - 23 April 2018

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

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction

FIFA launches new carbon offset campaign for 2018 World Cup

 
3:57pm - 23 April 2018

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.

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Sport

Banking giant Wells Fargo will commit $200 billion in sustainable financing by 2030

 
11:38am - 23 April 2018

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

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Finance
🎤CLIMATE INTERVIEWS
  “We have built more offshore wind capacity than any other company in the world”

“We have built more offshore wind capacity than any other company in the world”

Worldwide, Finance, Sustainable Energy

Climate Action recently spoke with Christine Sobieski at Danish energy company Ørsted about the company's interest in sustainable finance.

🎤PRESS RELEASES
  Ecosphere+ and Climate Action partnering to offset carbon emissions for 2018 events

Ecosphere+ and Climate Action partnering to offset carbon emissions for 2018 events

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction

Ecosphere+ and Climate Action partnering to offset carbon emissions for 2018 events

EDITOR'S PICKS
 

HSBC rules out financing new coal power and tar sands

Worldwide, Carbon Reduction, Finance

HSBC, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, has made new commitments to stop financing the most carbon intensive energy projects.

 

Oval cricket ground hits sustainability for six

Europe, Sport

An international cricket ground has taken major steps towards making the transition to a low-carbon and sustainable future.

 

Costa Coffee will now recycle 500 million cups a year

Europe, Policy

Popular UK chain, Costa Coffee, has announced it will recycle the equivalent of its entire yearly sales of coffee cups by 2020.

 

Sustainable agriculture is key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, says UN food agency

Africa, Agriculture

Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production without damaging it.

 

International Olympic Committee aims to unite sport and conservation

Worldwide, Sport

Finding ways to stem the tide of biodiversity loss is a responsibility across all industries and people.

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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