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Leonardo DiCaprio invests in sustainable footwear brand, Allbirds - Climate Action Programme

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in sustainable footwear brand, Allbirds - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
The eco-friendly shoe brand has received investment from the Oscar-winning actor.
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Halogen light bulbs to be banned in the European Union - Climate Action Programme

Halogen light bulbs to be banned in the European Union - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
After a 60 year run Halogen light bulbs will be replaced by more energy efficient LEDs.
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Australian PM to reject climate policy after challenge to leadership - Climate Action Programme

Australian PM to reject climate policy after challenge to leadership - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has dropped the proposal to decrease greenhouse gas emissions after facing a potential leadership challenge.
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EU aiming for zero-carbon economy “as early as possible” - Climate Action Programme

EU aiming for zero-carbon economy “as early as possible” - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
The EU has completed a “hat-trick” of agreements this week which, if implemented, will transform Europe into a truly low-carbon and green continent.
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‘Truly circular’: IKEA commits to using only renewable or recycled materials by 2030 - Climate Action Programme

‘Truly circular’: IKEA commits to using only renewable or recycled materials by 2030 - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
IKEA has added to its rich array of sustainability pledges by planning to become a truly circular business by 2030.
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Antarctic ice loss increases to 200 billion tonnes a year - Climate Action Programme

Antarctic ice loss increases to 200 billion tonnes a year - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
A major international study has found a tripling of ice loss in Antarctica over the past five years.
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India on course to hit renewable energy target before 2022 - Climate Action Programme

India on course to hit renewable energy target before 2022 - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
India’s Power Minister has told reporters that he expects the country to hit its 175 gigawatt renewable energy target “well before 2022”.
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EU sets new 32% renewable energy target for 2030 - Climate Action Programme

EU sets new 32% renewable energy target for 2030 - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
The EU has approved a new goal to increase its ambitions on renewable energy over the next decade.
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India approves massive new 5,000 megawatt solar farm - Climate Action Programme

India approves massive new 5,000 megawatt solar farm - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
The Indian Government has given planning permission to a huge new solar project which is set to become one of the largest in the world.
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First ‘subsidy free’ wind farm to be built in the UK - Climate Action Programme

First ‘subsidy free’ wind farm to be built in the UK - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
Construction on a wind farm in the UK is due to commence in what the developers claim is the first project in the country not to require state subsidies.
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Global carbon market increases by 56% in one year, says World Bank - Climate Action Programme

Global carbon market increases by 56% in one year, says World Bank - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
The global value of carbon pricing schemes are now estimated to be worth $82 billion, according to a new report from the World Bank.
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Marine energy race could land billions for the UK economy - Climate Action Programme

Marine energy race could land billions for the UK economy - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
Marine renewables could provide major economic benefits to the UK, while generating low-carbon power at low cost, according to a new report.
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Germany exceeds 100% demand from renewables…for a few hours - Climate Action Programme

Germany exceeds 100% demand from renewables…for a few hours - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
Official data from Germany’s Federal Network Agency has suggested that renewable energy provided more than 100 percent of the country's power on Monday.
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Facebook to run on 100% renewable energy by 2020 - Climate Action Programme

Facebook to run on 100% renewable energy by 2020 - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
Today, Facebook has committed to powering its global operations on 100 per cent renewable energy by 2020.
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Innogy crosses the finishing line on Welsh wind farm - Climate Action Programme

Innogy crosses the finishing line on Welsh wind farm - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
German energy company Innogy has opened a new onshore wind farm in South Wales.
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France approves six new offshore wind farms, slashes subsidy - Climate Action Programme

France approves six new offshore wind farms, slashes subsidy - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
President Emmanuel Macron has given the go ahead to six new offshore wind farms off France’s west coast.
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Wind and solar will reach 50% of global generation by 2050 - Climate Action Programme

Wind and solar will reach 50% of global generation by 2050 - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
Analysts are now predicting that wind and solar power will reach 50 percent of all electricity generation by 2050.
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American Express to launch credit card made from ocean plastic - Climate Action Programme

American Express to launch credit card made from ocean plastic - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
The card currently exists as a prototype but it is expected be made available to the public within the next 12 months.
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Recycling can provide 70% of the UK’s demand for plastic - Climate Action Programme

Recycling can provide 70% of the UK’s demand for plastic - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
A new report from Green Alliance has found the untapped opportunities for the UK to source most of its plastic demand from recycling.
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Antarctic ice loss increases to 200 billion tonnes a year - Climate Action Programme

Antarctic ice loss increases to 200 billion tonnes a year - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
A major international study has found a tripling of ice loss in Antarctica over the past five years.
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EU to ban single-use plastics in wide ranging new rules - Climate Action Programme

EU to ban single-use plastics in wide ranging new rules - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
The European Commission has handed down a new directive to tackle plastic pollution at its very heart.
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World Environment Day 2018: Joining forces to beat plastic pollution - Climate Action Programme

World Environment Day 2018: Joining forces to beat plastic pollution - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
World Environment Day 2018 is taking place on 5th June, and this year's hosts are India.
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New York to end all coal-fired power by 2020 - Climate Action Programme

New York to end all coal-fired power by 2020 - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
New York State has proposed strict new carbon dioxide standards which will lead to coal plants having to change the way they operate, or close down.
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5 companies leading the movement to go plastic free - Climate Action Programme

5 companies leading the movement to go plastic free - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
Climate Action's top 5 list of companies which are really testing themselves on reducing plastic waste.
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EU plans to massively increase spending on climate change - Climate Action Programme

EU plans to massively increase spending on climate change - Climate Action Programme | Climate Action News | Scoop.it
The European Commission has put forward its future budgetary plans, which include spending a quarter of its entire finances on tackling climate change.
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