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New study finds significant decline in North American glaciers

A new study has found that there has been a significant decline in glaciers in Western North America.

MPs say ‘out of sight, out of mind’ attitude won’t work for ocean pollution

In a new report by the Environmental Audit Committee, MPs have urged for immediate action to protect the oceans from plastic...

WWF announces new blockchain platform to track sustainability of food

WWF, in partnership with BCG Digital Ventures, has announced a new blockchain platform to help people track how sustainable their food...

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Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2019

The highly successful Sustainable Investment Forum Europe, hosted by Climate Action in partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative returns to Paris in March 2019.

While the European market is leading the global climate finance market, with advanced SRI and ESG strategies, green bond...

Sustainable Investment Forum North America 2019

The Sustainable Investment Forum North America, held in partnership with UNEP Finance Initiative, is the premier meeting space for sustainable finance professionals during Climate Week NYC.

Back for its 4th edition in September 2019, the forum will welcome over 300 attendees...

Barclays in deep water over new climate policy

Barclays are in deep water as, environmental campaign group, Greenpeace have said they are on the ‘wrong side of history’ with new...

UK Government announces new Clean Air Strategy

The UK Government has released a new Clean Air Strategy to tackle the country’s existing air pollution problem.

Lush to open plastic-free store in the UK

A new lush store will open in Manchester that will be packaging-free.

Warming oceans to raise sea levels 30cm by 2100, study finds

A new study has found that oceans are warming even faster than previously thought.

London Underground pollution 30 times higher than busy roads, report warns

A new report has found that spending one hour on the tube is more toxic than spending all day on above ground in ambient London...

Greenhouse gas emissions from Scottish industry at 10 year low

It has been reported that greenhouse gas emissions from Scottish Industry are at a 10-year low.

New analysis shows UK electricity generation at its lowest since 1994

Today, Carbon Brief released analysis using government and industry data to give an overview of the UK electricity generation in...

Return bottle scheme earns shoppers over £30,000

Reverse vending machines, placed in Iceland stores across the UK, have earned shoppers over £30,000, research reveals.

Audun Sommerli Time discusses a new clean alternative to fossil fuels

At last month`s Climate Summit (COP24) in Katowice, Poland, the Scandinavian clean tech company, NextFuel AB, presented what they call...

Mudflats and intertidal ecosystems are shrinking, finds study

A new study by the University of Queensland and the University of South Wales has found that mudflats and intertidal ecosystems are...

EU agrees deal on single-use plastic ban

The European Union have agreed a deal on a single-use plastic ban.

Washington D.C passes bill to run on 100% renewable energy by 2032

Washington D.C has unanimously passed a bill to ensure the state runs on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2032.

World-leading ivory ban becomes law in the UK

The UK has just passed a world-leading ivory ban.

Record breaking temperatures in 2019, warns Met Office

A new report by the Met Office has found that 2019 could be a record breaking year for global temperatures due to climate...