Climate Action


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.

130,000 trees to be planted in English towns and cities

The UK Government has committed to planting 130,000 trees in towns and cities.

World Bank announces €1.5 billion Sustainable Development Bond

Major advancement in the green economy in support of the Sustainable Development Goals has been met this week.

Google teams up with Stella McCartney for new sustainable fashion initiative

Google has teamed up with fashion designer Stella McCartney for a new sustainable fashion initiative.

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.

Bosch pledges to be carbon neutral by 2020

The German company has promised to make its entire business carbon neutral by 2020.

Environment Agency warns flood threat may force UK communities to abandon homes

An increased risk of flooding from climate change may force UK communities to abandon homes.

UK aid must focus on climate change, say MPs

MPs have warned that the UK must put climate change at the centre of their aid strategy.

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.

Sustainable Investing: 10 Principles to Weed Out ‘Ill-Governed’ Companies

Investors want sustainable investments, but what are the criteria? The United Nations has guidance.

Global deforestation wipes out an area size of Belgium

New research has found that global deforestation is on the rise.