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Dead whale found with 40kg of plastic in its stomach

The whale had over 40kg of plastic in its stomach when it was found on a beach in the Philippines.

The UN launches Alliance for sustainable fashion

The United Nations has launched an Alliance for sustainable fashion in Nairobi, Kenya.

Students set to strike as it’s revealed that Australia’s carbon emissions have hit record high

School students across Australia set to strike as new data has found that Australia’s carbon emissions are at an all-time...

‘No doubt’ temperatures in Arctic will rise 3.5C by 2050, says UN

New research by the United Nations (UN) has found that a sharp temperature rise in the Arctic is now inevitable.

UK Government announces end of fossil fuel heating systems in new houses from 2025

The UK Government has announced plans to end fossil fuel heating systems in new houses from 2025.

Human activity is putting over 1,000 species under severe threat of extinction

New research has found that human activity is putting a quarter of all species under threat.

Part 2: Beyond business-as-usual - Sustainable Investment game changers

Business-as-usual is not an option, so Climate Action asked a range of sustainable finance experts: What game changing ideas can take...

UN announces COP25 will take place in December in Chile

It has been announced that the United Nations Climate Change Conference will be hosted in December 2019 in Santiago, Chile.

Honda to electrify 100% of its European sales by 2025

Honda has pledged to make 100% of its European sales electric by 2025.

Coastal wetlands play vital role in mitigating the effects of climate change

A new study has found that coastal wetlands play an important role in reducing the effects of climate change.

New research finds microplastic pollution widespread in iconic British lakes and rivers

A new study has found microplastics in some of the most iconic British remote rivers and lakes.

Report: Is there any green under the hood? Energy transition metals

Faced with climate change, transportation and energy are the 2 key sectors in terms of sustainable energy transition. Can automobiles...

New analysis finds most US coal plants contaminating groundwater

New analysis by the Environmental Integrity Project has found that most US coal plants are contaminating groundwater with...

Valeria Dinershteyn discusses Northern Trust Asset Management’s future in sustainable investment

Ahead of the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe taking place in Paris on the 12th March 2019, we caught up with Valeria Dinershteyn,...

Maria Lettini discusses ESG challenges around livestock production and animal farming

Ahead of the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe taking place in Paris on the 12th March 2019, we caught up with Maria Lettini, Director...

Marine heatwaves are threatening global biodiversity

A new study has found that marine heatwaves (MHWs) are starting to affect global biodiversity.

Carbon emissions in UK fall for sixth consecutive year

New analysis shows UK carbon emissions have fallen for the sixth consecutive year.

Mario Nava discusses establishing a green taxonomy in the EU

Ahead of the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe taking place in Paris on the 12th March 2019, we caught up with Mario Nava, Director, DG...

Iceberg twice the size of NYC set to break off from Antarctic ice shelf

Cracks growing across Antarctica’s Brunt ice shelf are set to release an iceberg twice the size of New York City.

Beyond business-as-usual: Sustainable Investment game changers

Sustainable investing is on the rise globally, but it's clear that investment levels are nowhere near where they need to be for global...