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The Environment Bill: another missed opportunity for clean air

The UK needs to clean up our air

Since the Environment Bill was first announced in December 2018, we’ve been pressuring the government to create stricter legislation on clean air and reduce the UK’s level of air pollution. The Government first released the long-awaited bill in October 2019. Following the general election, a new version of the Bill …

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Do cruise companies’ green claims hold water?

Do cruise companies’ green claims hold water?

Get your daily dose of good news from Grist Subscribe to The Beacon Carnival Cruise Line’s latest ship is a behemoth. The Mardi Gras sports 20 decks, 5,200 rooms, and as if that wasn’t enough, a swooping outdoor roller coaster. Unlike most of the company’s fleet, it won’t be running …

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I’m taking part in #ourplanetweek #letsdrawthechange challenge organised by …

I'm taking part in #ourplanetweek #letsdrawthechange challenge organised by     ...

I’m taking part in #ourplanetweek #letsdrawthechange challenge organised by @asiaorlando_ @belliesartboutique @corahlouiseillustration @dancelstudio @elenig @hollymaguireuk @julika.illustration @lizarusalskaya @_maggiestephenson_ @rachel_winkle There’s five different prompts that you can use to create artwork around the theme of climate emergency. Today’s prompt is Flora & Fauna.⁠ .⁠ I’m still super inspired by Christian imagery …

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Financial Giants Say They Take the Climate Crisis Seriously – But Do They Walk The Talk?

Financial Giants Say They Take the Climate Crisis Seriously – But Do They Walk The Talk?

After decades of warnings from scientists and environmentalists, the financial sector seems to be finally – but too slowly – waking up to the severe threat the climate crisis poses to the world economy. A report last month from Moody’s Investor Services warned that “climate hazards, ranging from high air …

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1920s building in Buenos Aires becomes a gorgeous, solar-powered residence

1920s building in Buenos Aires becomes a gorgeous, solar-powered residence

Buenos Aires is known for its beautiful architecture, but retaining the city’s historic character while breathing life into its abandoned buildings is often challenging. Thankfully, local firm Moarqs rose to the challenge when presented with the task of renovating a 1920s building into what is now the Tacuari House — a …

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Launching climate summit, UK brings forward ban on new petrol and diesel cars

Launching climate summit, UK brings forward ban on new petrol and diesel cars

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2035, five years earlier than previously planned, Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson announce today as he launches a major United Nations climate summit due to take place in Glasgow in November. Mr Johnson launched the UN’s Conference of …

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Keep your home clean with this eco-friendly range

Keep your home clean with this eco-friendly range

For the first time in South Africa, a household cleaning range includes products packaged in green Plastic HDPE bottles. More than ten years ago, Woolworths pioneered its own label of eco-friendly products in South Africa with the launch of its Earth Friendly range of household cleaning products. The past decade …

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Asda tackles Easter egg plastic waste

Asda tackles Easter egg plastic waste

With Easter approaching, Asda has decided to do something about the mountains of plastic waste created by its own-brand chocolate Easter eggs. The supermarket will change its Extra Special Easter egg from a wider, round shape to a thinner, oval one; meaning it does not need to be supported by …

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Red rebels witnessing the protest against the proposed airport expansion in Bris…

Red rebels witnessing the protest against the proposed airport expansion in Bris...

Red rebels witnessing the protest against the proposed airport expansion in Bristol yesterday. In a climate emergency the expansion of an existing airport seems filled with a deep cognitive dissonance. As the earth and its creatures burn or are flooded we need to reduce our carbon emissions to zero. #actnow …

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