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Dead whale in Indonesia found with 1,000 pieces of plastic in its stomach

A whale, washed up on the shore in eastern Indonesian, has been found with 1,000 pieces of plastic in its stomach.

New data shows China glacier melting at alarming rates

Satellite data, provided by Greenpeace East Asia, has found that the rate of glacier melt at key sites in Western China has increased...

Spain will switch to 100% renewable energy by 2050

Spain has announced plans to switch to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2050.

France announces plans to ban deforestation imports

In a new statement by the Environment Ministry, France has committed to ban all deforestation imports by 2030.

New study finds air pollution in London is restricting children’s lung development

London’s air pollution is affecting children’s health.

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...


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...

Iceland’s palm oil advert banned for being too political

The advertising watchdog deemed the advert ‘too political’ to air.

New International Olympic Committee Headquarters to be modified for optimal energy efficiency

Following the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 earlier this year, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) has announced that multiple Dow...

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.

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.

Sustainable Mobility - Shaping the landscape of transportation towards a low carbon economy

On Thursday 8th November help build the momentum towards a low carbon society to drive a zero emission economy by joining the webinar...

60% of wildlife has been wiped out by humans since 1970, finds WWF

The WWF have found, in a new major report, that wildlife has declined 60 per cent since 1970 due to human causes.

ALLCOT Group joins Climatecoin

Alexis L. Leroy, founder and CEO of ALLCOT Group, and José Lindo, CEO of Climatecoin, have collaboratively signed an agreement to...

Carbon reduction from Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014 exceeds 2.7 million tonnes of CO2e

More than four years after the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, the verified carbon reduction, from projects implemented by The Dow...

UK Government announces new plastic tax

The UK Government has announced a world-leading new tax on plastic packaging in the autumn Budget.

International companies join together to eliminate plastic waste

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has announced a new Global Commitment to eliminate plastic waste.