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Air pollution and Covid-19: clean air zones postponed across the UK

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There is no question that the current situation linked to Covid-19 is entirely without precedent, with governments around the world putting in place extraordinary measures to prevent or reduce the hardship suffered by many. In the UK, the crisis has led to many government activities being put on hold. Last …

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‘Essential’ farmworkers face slashed hours even as food demand soars

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News on climate in the time of coronavirus Subscribe today This story was originally published by High Country News and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. *Note: Some names have been changed in order to protect sources with undocumented status. For the past five years, Juanita*, …

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COVID-19 Farm Bailout Funds Should Help Farmworkers, Not Big Farmers

COVID-19 Farm Bailout Funds Should Help Farmworkers, Not Big Farmers

Congress should direct the Department of Agriculture to use COVID-19 relief funds to ensure that farmworkers – not big farmers – have protections, free testing and paid sick leave. Last month, USDA announced a $19 billion COVID-19 relief initiative, including $16 billion in direct payments to farmers. These new payments …

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Nina+Co sustainably furnishes a zero-waste London restaurant

Nina+Co sustainably furnishes a zero-waste London restaurant

In an industry notorious for food waste, award-winning chef Douglas McMaster has achieved the seemingly unattainable — Silo, the world’s first zero-waste restaurant. For Silo’s second outpost in London, local interior design studio Nina+Co teamed up with McMaster to craft an interior that reinforces the restaurant’s sustainable ethos with locally sourced natural materials …

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IEA: coronavirus will trigger biggest ever plunge in energy demand, emissions

IEA: coronavirus will trigger biggest ever plunge in energy demand, emissions

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned economic lockdowns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic look set to cut global energy demand and carbon dioxide emissions by record amounts. Global energy demand could slump by six per cent in 2020 due to the restrictions placed on homes and industry in …

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Solar industry calls on president to remove private power generation limitations

Solar industry calls on president to remove private power generation limitations

An industry body that represents 320 member organisations in the solar PV industry has written an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa, in which it calls on him to remove limitations to private power generation as a way of supporting efforts to kick start the economy post COVID-19. The letter, …

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Gridserve partners with Hitachi for EV infrastructure

Gridserve partners with Hitachi for EV infrastructure

Gridserve has announced a partnership Japanese manufacturer Hitachi to ‘revolutionise’ the UK’s approach to solar energy and electric vehicles (EV) infrastructure. The partnership will see Gridserve develop hybrid solar farms in the UK in conjunction with a new network of solar-powered EV EV forecourts. Hitachi Capital UK’s loan facility to …

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OCEAN LIFE CAN REBOUND IN JUST 30 YEARS. THIS IS WHAT I CALL HOPE ️️️️️️ . . Sci…

OCEAN LIFE CAN REBOUND IN JUST 30 YEARS. THIS IS WHAT I CALL HOPE ️️️️️️
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OCEAN LIFE CAN REBOUND IN JUST 30 YEARS. THIS IS WHAT I CALL HOPE ????️️️️️️???? . . Science shows that there is in fact hope, but we must act NOW! Double-tap if you are part of this movement ???????????? . . Join @solidarify to make a stance against plastic pollution …

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So you’ve always wanted to become a citizen scientist?

So you’ve always wanted to become a citizen scientist?

Now’s the time to brush up on wildlife in your neighbourhood — from home! Trying to maintain a connection to nature while spending most of our time indoors can be difficult. By becoming a citizen scientist, though, you can strengthen your relationship to nature by learning all about the creatures …

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