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Heathrow offers incentive for first electric aircraft

Heathrow have offered to remove landing charges for a whole year for the first electric-hybrid aircraft.

Climate change could contribute to beer shortages

New research has found that climate change could result in beer shortages.

MPs call for petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward to 2032

A new report by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has called for the highly anticipated ban of sales of petrol and...

Mondelēz commits to making all packaging recyclable by 2025

Mondelēz, the company who produces packaging for Cadbury and Oreo, have committed to making all packaging recyclable by 2025.

Mayor of London announces £5 million funding for public water fountains

The Mayor or London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a £5 million fund to implement more public water fountains.

Jamaica to run on 50% renewable energy by 2030

Jamaica set to run on 50 per cent renewable energy by 2030, up from the previous 30 per cent target.

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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...

£1.4 million project launched to reduce plastic waste

The UK Plastics Pact has launched a £1.4 million project to reduce plastic waste.

Farmers demand united approach to tackle climate change

The National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU) have called for a united approach to tackle climate change.

EDF partner with Nissan for low carbon transport

EDF have partnered with Nissan to produce low carbon transport.

Solar Voyager made from recycled plastic set for Antarctic expedition

A new vehicle, powered by the sun and made out of plastic waste, is set to explore Antarctica.

UK fossil fuel power drops to record low

A new report by EnAppSys has found that the UK has hit a record low share of fossil fuel generation in the months from July to...

Neste partner with Air BP for sustainable fuel development

Neste and Air BP have joined forces to work on developing sustainable fuel for the aviation industry.

South Atlantic islands plastic waste is ten times higher than a decade ago

New research has found that the amount of plastic waste on South Atlantic islands is rising at an alarming rate.

Tesco get rid of ‘best before’ dates from fruit and vegetable lines

Tesco have announced that they are getting rid of their ‘best before dates’ from fruit and vegetable lines in a bid to reduce food...

Shocking IPCC report reveals the reality of climate change if a 1.5 degree target is not achieved

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have published a new shocking report which outlines the likely impact of global...

New global agreement results in fishing ban in the Arctic Ocean

A new landmark global agreement has resulted in a fishing ban in the Arctic Ocean.

John Lewis Partnership announces new plastic waste programme

John Lewis Partnership has selected four businesses for the sustainable programme to help reduce plastic waste by reusing and reducing...

Plastic bottle recycling scheme trialled in UK car park

CitiPark are trialling a new scheme to recycle plastic bottles in a UK car park.

Britvic commits to 100% renewable electricity

Britvic has announced their commitment to 100% renewable electricity across all of their British manufacturing site from October...

Virgin Atlantic flight, partially fuelled by recycled waste, lands in the UK

A Virgin Atlantic flight, partially fuelled by recycled waste, has landed in the UK.