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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...

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.

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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...

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.

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.

WHO study finds over 90% of children breathe toxic air every day

A new study by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has found that over 90 per cent of the world’s children are breathing toxic air...

Dr. Thomas Becker discusses the challenges faced by cities around urban mobility

Dr. Thomas Becker, Vice President of Government Affairs at BMW, discusses the challenges faced by cities around urban...

New report finds UK coastal homes could be lost to rising sea levels

A new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has found that rising sea levels could claim UK coastal homes.