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Global banks warn climate change could wipe out $20 trillion worth of assets

A new report has found that climate change could wipe out trillions of dollars’ worth of assets.

9 Sustainable Investing Themes for 2019

These themes and trends can lead to the best opportunities in sustainable investing this year.

New Zealand’s ‘per-person’ emissions rate is significantly higher than other countries

A new environmental report has found that New Zealand’s environment is facing a climate crisis.

Interview with Willem Schramade, NN Investment Partners, SINVEU

Climate Action caught up with Willem Schramade, Fund Manager NN (L) Global Equity Impact Opportunities from NN Investment Partners, at...

Amount of plastics in oceans has significantly increased since 1990s

A new study has found that marine plastic pollution has increased significantly since the 1990s.

Legal and General Investment bosses warn about climate catastrophe

Bosses of a major asset management firm has warned about the catastrophic effects of climate change.

Interview with Andrew Steel, Fitch Ratings, SINVEU

Climate Action caught up with Andrew Steel, Managing Director, Global Head of Sustainable Finance at Fitch Ratings, during the...

Interview with Diandra Soobiah, NEST, SINVEU

Climate Action caught up with Diandra Soobiah, Head of Responsible Investment at NEST, during the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe...

Young people have a smaller ‘allowance’ of CO2 emissions than the generation before

New analysis from Carbon Brief has found that younger generations need to significantly lower their carbon emissions for future climate...

Pesticides and antibiotics polluting Europe’s rivers

A new study has found that pesticides and antibiotics are polluting streams across Europe.

Interview with Wim Van Hyfte, Candriam, SINVEU

Climate Action caught up with Wim Van Hyfte, Global Head of Responsible Investments and Research at Candriam, at the Sustainable...

Interview with Eva Halvarsson, AP2, SINVEU

Climate Action caught up with Eva Halvarsson, Chief Executive Officer at AP2, at the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2019....

Canada warming twice as fast as rest of the world

A new report has found that Canada is experiencing extreme temperature rise compared to the rest of the world.

Shell scraps membership with US refining lobby over position on climate change

In a new review, Shell has announced its decision to no longer work with a US trade group over climate change policy.

Ryanair have been ranked Europe’s 10th worst emitter

Recent EU data has revealed that Ryanair now joins nine coal plants on Europe’s largest carbon emitter list.

Record number of mutilated dolphins wash up along French Atlantic coast

Environmental campaigner’s estimate that over 1,100 dolphins have been found since January, the highest number in 40 years.

2 million people in London living in areas with toxic air

New data released from the Mayor’s office shows 2 million Londoners are living in areas with illegal air.

Landmarks switch off for climate action

In aid of Earth Hour, landmarks across the world went dark for climate action.

WMO makes it clear that the climate crisis is accelerating faster than we are implementing solutions

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) report argues that the financial and physical impacts of climate change are...

Corporate giants join together for renewable energy alliance

Hundreds of corporate companies have joined together for a renewable energy alliance.