New approach aims to coordinate conservation efforts, connecting local actions with international goals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ayhHXWgfCw&feature=youtu.be Researchers at the University of Oxford and their collaborators have launched a new approach to tackling biodiversity loss "in a coordinated way." Called the...

UK boards ignore climate change, says international research study

Almost half of UK boards spent zero hours discussing climate change this year A third of UK boards feel little or no responsibility...

Waste heat reuse and CO2-neutral energy supply concept among winners of German energy efficiency...

Investments in climate protection and energy efficiency are worthwhile, even from an economic point of view - a verdict that appears amply demonstrated by...

98% of Unblocktober participants ‘optimistic’ their habits have changed for the long-term

The world’s first awareness month aimed at protecting the UK’s sewers and seas - 'Unblocktober' - has been hailed "a major success", say the...

Planners call on government for stronger direction on climate action

An overwhelming majority of UK planners want the next government to give stronger direction and more resources to enable local planners to deliver net...

Inspirational water documentary premieres in Los Angeles

· Brave Blue World premiere announced · Innovators reveal an optimistic future for water · Actor Matt Damon and activist Jaden Smith feature One year ago, a...

Diaper waste solution wins global green start-up award

A clean fuel start-up from Kenya has won the latest ClimateLaunchpad, a global green start-up competition. The start-up, Leafy Ke, which converts used diapers...

Making the UK’s net zero target real: Professional services firm comments on progress

UK leads the G20 having the most rapid decarbonisation rate since 2000, at 3.7% Achieving the UK’s commitment to achieve net zero emissions...

State and regional governments lead on renewable electricity generation – new report

75 states and regions are generating 45% of their electricity from renewable sources States and regions have, on average, reduced emissions by...

Air pollution and premature death: Life expectancy impacts described in Bristol study

Research considers health impact in England’s eighth biggest city, Bristol Five people dying prematurely every week - 260 for the year as a...

Councils could begin charging for garden waste, according to survey

More than a third (36%) of environmental services managers in councils, local authorities, government or infrastructure agencies rank ‘mounting environmental responsibilities’ among the three...

UK needs to act to prevent electric vehicle battery waste mountain – new study

Recycling technologies for end-of-life lithium ion batteries (LIBs) are not keeping pace with the rapid rise of electric vehicles, storing up a potentially huge...

Extra 823 million plastic bottles will be produced under proposed DRS, warns aluminium packaging...

· Aluminium packaging recycling body urges caution to avoid unintended consequences of a DRS · Two thirds of shoppers will switch from buying infinitely recyclable...

Radon Awareness Week 4-10 November: Campaign takes to the airwaves warning of hidden cancer...

Radon Awareness Week 2019 is running from 4-10 November, and as the campaign website explains, exposure to radon gas is the leading cause of...

Insect decline more extensive than suspected, says large-scale biodiversity study

Causes of insect decline and biodiversity loss to be found at the landscape level Compared to a decade ago, today the number of insect species...

Recovered paper market faces perfect storm, says Recycling Association chief

Global markets for recovered paper remain extremely challenging, according to The Recycling Association chief executive Simon Ellin. But he will also argue in his upcoming...

Britons put planet before profit in their personal savings and expect more action from...

Brits want their pensions and investments to minimise climate impacts and support a sustainable economy; far more than those who only seek to maximise...

Could energy-storage-as-a-service be key to cutting carbon emissions?

Battery storage at a solar farm with switchgear. Energy storage can help mitigate climate change, but it is still on low levels and needs...

Water companies playing leading role in the battle against invasive species, says industry group

Zebra mussels are amongst the non-native species which pose a threat to local ecologies and with which the water industry is doing battle. Industry investing...

MPs to debate restoring nature on a massive scale to prevent climate breakdown

On Monday 28th October, MPs will debate a petition relating to restoring nature on a massive scale to help stop climate breakdown. Daniel Zeichner...
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