Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Sustainable agriculture is at a crossroads, says new report

50 percent of the reduction in on-farm agricultural emissions required for a 1.5°C pathway are cost neutral or ROI-positive today, new research by McKinsey...

New transparency guides for decision-makers address climate change adaptation, loss and damage

ICAT (Initiative for Climate Action Transparency) has launched three new guides targeted at climate change decision-makers leading adaptation policies and projects. According to the authors,...

Air pollution anxiety keeps Brits up at night, research says

Consumer anxiety around air pollution is on the rise across the UK, with more people concerned about air quality than ever before. New analysis...

Take climate action by watering your street trees, campaign asks

The Arboricultural Association has joined forces with the Woodland Trust and local authority tree officer associations to rally the UK public to water their...

Commonwealth countries may face 63% hit to GDP due to climate change, says report

A study published by international development charity Christian Aid highlights the devastating economic impact climate change will inflict on Commonwealth countries. The study, titled The...

ESG activities correlate to stronger financial performance, study reveals

Environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) activities, regarding sustainability, diversity and employee satisfaction, correlate with stronger financial profitability and growth for private companies, a...

Half of UK businesses already impacted by climate change, study finds

Half (48%) of all UK businesses have reported being impacted by the effects of climate change, with 52% of those reporting that their ability...

82% of UK SME leaders recognise importance of achieving net zero but action risks...

Progress towards a sustainable world risks being held back as UK businesses grapple with increasing costs and a lack of clarity around a credible...

Large bodies of water can cool cities but small ones can make temperatures and...

Large bodies of water in urban areas can be effective at removing pollutants and heat from cities, but smaller ones can actually make the...

Hartpury pioneers breeding more ‘sustainable’ cows as the future for the dairy industry

Professor Matt Bell, Hartpury University’s Director of Agriculture, has created a ‘breeding index’ to select dairy cows based on traits that are 'key to...