‘One bin is rubbish – sort it out!’ Recycle For London launch new campaign to help K&C Residents get creative with their recycle storage

‘One bin is rubbish – sort it out!’ Recycle For London launch new campaign to help K&C Residents get creative with their recycle storage

Most Londoners would agree that recycling is important; it saves energy, it conserves natural resources, and it reduces the amount greenhouse gas emissions that affect the global climate change. The list is endless. And yet still, many of us do not recycle. No fingers shall be pointed. In fact, the...

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Supermodel Poppy Delevigne joins mission to save the oceans

Supermodel Poppy Delevigne joins mission to save the oceans

Model/actress Poppy launches Blue Marine Foundation’s London to Monaco cycle challenge at Somerset House 17th September 2017: Poppy Delevingne showed her passion for protecting the oceans this weekend, as she launched Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE)’s London to Monaco cycle ride. Delevingne kicked off the charity bike ride (now in its second year)...

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Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040

Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040

Only fully electric cars and vans will be sold in the UK from 2040, the Government has announced in a plan published by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). The plan will not affect hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles; only new cars and vans with conventional petrol...

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G20; Trump isolated on his position on climate change

G20; Trump isolated on his position on climate change

The G20 summit in Hamburg saw 19 world leaders come together on Saturday 8 July, with US President Trump labelling it a “wonderful success” despite being isolated regarding his position on climate change. As the summit reached a unanimous agreement, overshadowed by violent protests in Hamburg, German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

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Individual U.S. States and cities declare “We’re Still In” on Paris Climate Agreement

Individual U.S. States and cities declare “We’re Still In” on Paris Climate Agreement

Many U.S. states, cities and businesses say they will forge ahead with the U.S. commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement, even though President Donald Trump pulled out of the deal. The U.S. under President Barack Obama pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels...

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Portugal battles wildfire as government declares three days of national mourning

Portugal battles wildfire as government declares three days of national mourning

Portugal has witnessed the worst forest fire in over half a century over the weekend, claiming at least 64 lives and injuring more than 150, with the government declaring three days of national mourning. More than 1,100 firefighters are still battling the wildfire that broke out over the weekend and...

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan withdraws support for the Garden Bridge project

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan withdraws support for the Garden Bridge project

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has written to the Garden Bridge Trust to withdraw his support for the Garden Bridge Project, the proposed landscape pedestrian bridge over the River Thames in London. In a letter to the Chair of the Garden Bridge Trust, the Lord Mayor Mervyn Davis informed him...

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Plastic: Time to break the mould

Plastic: Time to break the mould

Plastic is the most widespread, man-made material on Earth and its pervasiveness has found it deeper than any human has ever been, at the very bottom of the world’s deepest oceans. With only five percent effectively recycled worldwide, plastic congregates on the beaches of uninhabited islands, amasses in global ocean...

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Pressure on stock exchange to recognise climate change risk

Pressure on stock exchange to recognise climate change risk

There has been mounting pressure on the financial sector to recognise and factor climate change risk into investment ratings in a move that would monetise the impact of climate change, encourage corporate environmental responsibility and safeguard the global economy against destabilising climate-related issues. Organisations like CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure...

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Poland, Germany and Estonia are EU’s ‘worst power polluters’

Poland, Germany and Estonia are EU’s ‘worst power polluters’

According to data from climate Action Network and The World Bank, Poland, Germany and Estonia are the most polluting countries in the EU, with regards to producing power. All three countries have a long history of coal dependent power production, thought to be the deadliest air polluter. According to data...

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