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Consumer Carbon Emissions Slashed by a Quarter Due to Lockdown
01. 09. 2020 | Harry Pererra

A new report shows that the drop in consumer spending...

Government Announces Plan to Clamp Down on Illegal Deforestation
26. 08. 2020 | Harry Pererra

Ministers have announced that a new law will be introduced...

Environment Agency Urged Not to Weaken River Standards
24. 08. 2020 | Harry Pererra

Campaigners have urged the Environment Agency not to loosen rules...

UK Infrastructure Inadequate for Climate Crisis, Experts Say
17. 08. 2020 | Harry Pererra

Leading experts and government advisers have warned ministers that they...

Potential Link Found Between Air Pollution and COVID Deaths
14. 08. 2020 | Harry Pererra

A large study by the Office for national Statistics (ONS)...

European Banks Urged to Stop Investing in Amazon Oil Trade
12. 08. 2020 | Harry Pererra

European banks have been urged to stop supporting oil development...

Report Suggests SUV Adverts Be Banned to Reach Climate Targets
07. 08. 2020 | Harry Pererra

A report has said that adverts for sports utility vehicles...

Met Office: Climate Crisis Has Increased Impact on UK
05. 08. 2020 | Harry Pererra

The Met Office’s annual climate report shows that the impact...

Annual Plastic Bag Use Drops 59% in England
03. 08. 2020 | Harry Pererra

Recent figures have shown that the use of plastic carrier...

Legal Challenge Launched Against UK’s Green Recovery Plans
24. 07. 2020 | Harry Pererra

The pressure group that successfully challenged the government’s plans to...

Thunberg: EU Recovery Plan Does Not Tackle Climate Crisis Issue
22. 07. 2020 | Harry Pererra

Climate campaigner, Greta Thunberg, has lashed out at EU politicians,...

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Climb as People Return to Work
21. 07. 2020 | Harry Pererra

The ‘carbon savings’ attributed to the COVID-19 lockdown measures have...