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29 03 2020 | 14:09

Residents of East Africa’s informal settlements can now access better climate information.

As more and more people live in settlements that are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather, one initiative in Kenya and Tanzania aims to mitigate the danger by working closely with communities.

23 03 2020 | 06:47

McDonald’s goes green by ditching plastic in Happy Meal toys.

The fast-food chain expects to remove over 3,000 metric tons of plastic from the business from 2021 by abolishing plastic happy meal toys. Fast-food restaurant chain McDonald’s has announced it will…

23 03 2020 | 06:35

Wales to ban single use plastics by 2021.

The Welsh government hopes that the measures will make the country one of the world’s top recycling nations. The Welsh Government has set out plans designed to restrict the sale of single-use, hard…

23 03 2020 | 06:18

O2 teams up with SSE to help its supply chain switch to renewable energy.

O2 and SSE Business Energy have joined forces for a new renewable energy initiative. The new initiative will let O2 suppliers and partners buy renewable energy direct from SSE Business Energy at a…

23 03 2020 | 06:10

UPM signs €750m loan linked to performance on climate targets.

Finnish forestry business UPM has linked its sustainability ratings directly to the pricing mechanism of its credit facilities. UPM will become one of the first businesses in the world to have…

20 03 2020 | 08:14

Cop26: Boris Johnson urged to resist calls to postpone climate talks.

Expert says early cancellation due to coronavirus would damage hopes of progress. Nicholas Stern, one of the most prominent global experts on the climate crisis, has urged Boris Johnson to resist…

20 03 2020 | 07:14

Neste aims for carbon neutral production by 2035.

Sustainable jet fuel developer Neste commits to its production being carbon neutral by 2035. Neste, has promised to step-up its work in sustainability by pledging to become ‘carbon neutral’ by the…

17 03 2020 | 12:54

Why don’t we treat climate change like an infectious disease?

Schools are closed. Entire regions are on lockdown. President Trump has declared a national emergency and is weighing stimulus measures to help companies weather the storm.

16 03 2020 | 20:51

Climate crisis is accelerating, shows growing impacts, UN warns.

Last year was the second warmest in history at a global level. Global warming and its impact on ecosystems and people grew in 2019, according to a study by the United Nations, which warned more…

16 03 2020 | 17:04

How These 3 African Women Scientists Are Fighting To Save Humanity.

The African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) today announces its second cohort of the AIMS Women in Climate Change Science Fellowship whose research is contributing to the fight to preserve…

12 03 2020 | 07:12

Drawdown’s Latest ‘Tools of Possibility’ Show Path to 1.5°C, with 1,570 Billion Tons of Emission Cuts by 2050.

Humanity can prevent or draw down 1,570 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions between 2020 and 2050 to approach a 1.5°C threshold for average global warming, or 992.77 billion tons to settle…

08 03 2020 | 09:57

EREF Press Statement European Climate Law.

Climate Neutrality by 2050 – Renewables are the way to do it

05 03 2020 | 07:20

M&S expands sustainable refill trial.

Marks and Spencer announce it will be expanding the ‘Fill Your Own’ sustainability trial after increase of sales on refillable groceries. M&S Food’s first Fill Your Own trial was launched in mid…

05 03 2020 | 06:48

Tears at bedtime: are children's books on environment causing climate anxiety?

Greta Thunberg-effect behind sales boom in books on everything from plastic waste to endangered wildlife

27 02 2020 | 07:49

UNDP Photo Essay - Cultivating Resilience in Costa Rica.

LIFE LESSONS Cultivating resilience in Costa Rica

27 02 2020 | 06:41

'Greta effect' boosting demand for climate change careers, RSC claims.

Survey comes alongside separate research showing surge in support for UK's net zero target Greta Thunberg may not be a scientist herself, but her passionate calls for world leaders to "listen to the…

20 02 2020 | 06:48

Brewed by the sun: Heineken and Iberdrola toast Spanish solar deal.

Dutch brewer signs power purchase agreement with Spanish utility to supply renewable electricity for its brewing operations in Spain Heineken is set to power its entire Spanish brewing operations…

20 02 2020 | 06:33

P&G to ramp up recycled plastic in its packaging with five-year Viridor deal.

Agreement will see recycling firm Viridor supply consumer goods giant with recycled plastic for use in its packaging Proctor & Gamble has signed a five-year plastic supply contract with UK…