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Climate strikes around the world expected to break turnout record

Around the world, students are expected to come out in force to promote the climate emergency.

India now investing more in solar energy than coal

A new report has found that India is now investing more in solar energy than coal.

World falling short on sustainable energy goals, finds report

A major new report has warned that the world is falling short on clean energy goals.

Plastic straws, cotton buds and stirrers to be banned in England

The UK government has just announced the ban of all plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers.

Morrisons to become first UK supermarket to offer plastic-free fruit and veg

With their new initiative, Morrisons will become the first supermarket in the UK to sell all of their fruit and veg without plastic...

Restoring nature can play significant role in decarbonising the UK

A new report has found that the key to decarbonising the UK is restoring nature.

Glasgow aims to be UK’s first net-zero city

In collaboration with Scottish Power, Glasgow will set measures in place to become the first net-zero city.

UK Government awards £25 million to fund innovations for net-zero transport

The Government has awarded £25 million to fund innovations to decarbonise transport in the UK.

Interview with Todd Arthur Bridges, SSGA, SINVNA

Climate Action caught up with Todd Arthur Bridges, Head of ESG Research, State Street Global Advisors, at the Sustainable Investment...

UK power stations have enough stock-piled coal to last until 2025

UK power stations now have enough stock-piled coal to last until 2025, figures reveal.

World’s first hydrogen double-decker buses introduced to curb London’s toxic air

TfL announces world’s first hydrogen double decker buses that are being introduced to curb London’s toxic air.

Plastic killing up to one million people a year, says Sir David Attenborough

A new report has found that plastic pollution is having a detrimental effect on human health.

Scotland’s new emissions target urges a rethink in plans to cut aviation taxes

In a bid to step up efforts to reduce carbon emissions, Nicola Sturgeon, Leader of the SNP, confirms that the Scottish government will...

Renewable energy surpasses coal in the US for first time ever

The trend is set to continue throughout the month of May.

CCC releases ‘game-changing’ report on how UK can be net zero by 2050

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has released a new report calling for the UK to be net zero by 2050.

Campaigners lose high court battle over Heathrow third runway

Friends of the Earth say they will appeal the decision made by the high court.

Which UK cities are least prepared for the electric vehicle revolution?

New research revealed by Tonik Energy has identified the UK cities that are least and most prepared for the expansion of electric...

Two thirds of British public want government action on the climate emergency

A new poll by Greenpeace has revealed that two thirds of the British public want government action on the climate emergency.

Most EU Governments failed to deliver air pollution plans by April deadline

EU officials have revealed they are still waiting to hear back from EU governments about the national air pollution deadline.

Labour calls for UK to be first nation to declare climate emergency

The Labour Party has called for the UK to declare a climate emergency.