Europe can be climate-neutral by 2050

That's the message from Ursula von der Leyen, Candidate for President of the European Commission. Speaking at the European Parliament in Strasbourg today, she said: "Our most pressing challenge is keeping o...

Stand up for circularity

Stay in the loop with all things circular economy by getting regular updates from us, and do your bit - business or citizen - to go back the transition. ...

Sculpture demands circular response

It is hoped a sculpture built in Helsinki this week from plastic waste can inspire a circular response. Created by schoolchildren, the unveiling coincided with Finland's new presidency of the Council of the EU...

Academia declares climate emergency

Higher and further education institutions across six continents have declared a climate emergency - along with a three-point action plan response. The move, supported by networks representing more than 7000...

#GlobalGoals in the spotlight

This week's High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York is reviewing how the UN Global Goals are progressing. We know our readers will want to follow the review closely, so here are th...

Pick an #EUEcolabel holiday

Hotels and campsites in Europe stamped with an EU Ecolabel are going that extra mile for the environment. In line with European Commission's plastics strategy, they are destinations which have ditched single u...

Trees can rescue the planet

Human-made carbon emissions could be cut by two thirds through reforestation, according to a study by the Crowther Lab of ETH Zurich. Published today in the journal Science, the study reveals this could be ach...

Europe confirms €11bn innovation plans

The circular economy will be one of the big winners in the European Commission's €11bn research and innovation plans over the next year. Announcing this week how it plans to invest the final annual spend sc...

Make it a Plastic Free July

Millions of citizens worldwide are embracing the #PlasticFreeJuly challenge to ditch single-use plastics and help slash waste going to landfill. Join them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=68...

Test your #climattitude

Take the UN climate quiz and learn where your #climattitude is at. Then send the link to friends and family and help inspire others to take actions that show great #climattitude https://twitter.com/UNFCCC/...