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Hitachi pulls the plug on plans for nuclear power plant in the UK

Hitachi have announced their decision to shelve plans to build a nuclear power plant in the UK due to rising costs.

New study finds coffee under threat from climate change

A new study has found that wild coffee species are now under threat from climate change.

Fossil fuel phase out crucial for 1.5C climate target

A new study has found that phasing out fossil fuels immediately will be crucial to meet future climate targets.

Marks and Spencer trials plastic-free packaging

Marks and Spencer will trial plastic-free packaging in a bid to curb the growing plastic pollution in the UK.

UK Government announces £5 million investment for food waste

The UK Government has announced a £5 million investment for food waste.

Antarctica is losing six times more ice mass annually now than 40 years ago

A new report by NASA and the University of California, Irvine has found that ice mass in Antarctica has been declining rapidly over the...


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...

Carbon emissions rise in the US, after three year decline

After three years of decline, carbon emissions in the United States have risen in the last year, finds new analysis.

The ocean has absorbed more than 90% of the heat gained by the planet

A new study has found that the ocean has absorbed more than 90 per cent of the heat gained by the planet between 1971 and...

Farmer’s union calls for net zero agriculture emissions in the UK by 2040

The National Famer’s Union (NFU) in the UK has called for net zero emissions from agriculture by 2040.

Alstom unveils new hydrogen train in the UK

Alstom has revealed that a new hydrogen train could enter UK markets as early as 2022.

Delhi air pollution reaches emergency levels

Air pollution in Delhi reaches severe levels as it calls for emergency action.

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...

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...

Chile to host COP25

Chile are set to host COP25 in 2019.

Coca-Cola extends its investment in recycling scheme for plastic bottles

Coca-Cola has extended its investment in Ioniqa, a recycling company aimed at working towards a circular economy.

UK Government announces new waste strategy for a circular economy

The UK Government has announced a new strategy to combat the UK’s growing waste problem.