Climate Action


New report finds car tyres responsible for thousands of tonnes of plastic pollution in the UK

A new report by Friends of the Earth has found that car tyres are responsible for a large amount of plastic pollution in the...

New poll finds 82% of Europeans are unaware diesel has palm oil added to it

A new poll conducted by Ipsos has found that the vast majority of Europeans do not know they are putting palm oil in their vehicles when...

Toshinori Abe discusses how the housing industry can play a key role in sustainability

Ahead of the Sustainable Innovation Forum taking place in Katowice, Poland on the 9th and 10th December, we caught up with Toshinori Abe,...


Sustainable Innovation Forum 2018

Taking place alongside COP 24, the Sustainable Innovation Forum will welcome over 600 carefully selected delegates over two packed days to establish partnerships between business, government and public bodies to accelerate international sustainable development and advance the ‘green...

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...

Supermarkets put out 59 billion items of plastic packaging every year

A survey by the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Greenpeace UK has shown the extent of plastic use in UK...

Dow launches new collaborative blueprint for carbon reductions

The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) has announced their new collaborative blueprint for unlocking carbon reductions.

BBC announces new Greener Broadcasting strategy

The BBC has announced a new Greener Broadcasting strategy to create a positive environmental impact.

China postpones plan to lift the 25-year ban on endangered animals

The Chinese Government has announced that they have postponed plans to lift the 25-year ban on endangered animals.

New report finds Cadbury has destroyed over 25,000 hectares of Orangutan habitat

A new report by Greenpeace has found that Mondelēz International have destroyed over 25,000 hectares of Orangutan habitat in...

Kings Cross station reduces carbon emissions by over 40 tonnes

Kings Cross railway station in London has reduced carbon emissions by over 40 tonnes from solar installation.

New study finds public in favour of cigarette-style plastic warnings

A new independent study, carried out by Sky Ocean Rescue, has found that there has been a shift in the public’s perception of...

Drilling starts for geothermal electricity plant in Cornwall

Today, drilling started for the UK’s first deep geothermal electricity plant in Cornwall.

New research finds hydropower dams unsustainable in the developing world

New research has shown that large-scale hydropower dams are unsustainable in the developing world.

Marks and Spencer announces new shopping bag made from recycled plastic

Marks and Spencer have announced a new shopping bag made from recycled plastic.

Thomas Cook to remove 70 million items of single-use plastics over the next year

Thomas Cook have announced their commitment to remove 70 million single-use plastic items from their operations over the next 12...

Met Office finds UK weather is more extreme due to climate change

A new report by the Met Office has found that UK weather has become more extreme due to climate change.

Pacific island to ban sunscreen to protect coral reefs

Palau, a Pacific island nation, is set to become the first country to ban ‘reef-toxic’ sunscreen.

Clipper unveils new plastic-free tea bags

You can now have a plastic-free cup of tea.