Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Plans to phase out the use of peat in the amateur horticulture sector under...

Plans to ban the use of peat in horticulture in England and Wales by the end of this Parliament have been set out by...

New campaign encourages small businesses to pledge to reach net zero by 2050 or...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng have called on every small business in the UK to take small, practical...

Some of the nation’s largest landowners make pact to jointly tackle the climate and...

Led by the National Trust, some of England’s largest landowners and managers have come together to sign up to a range of commitments to...

New Centre for Greening Finance and Investment to open in Leeds and London

The new UK Centre for Greening Finance and Investment will begin in April 2021, with physical hubs in Leeds and London, Energy Minister Anne-Marie...

Manchester scientists see COVID-19 as historic moment for UK’s environmental future

A group of University of Manchester academics are imploring policy-makers to use the UK’s post-pandemic recovery as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lead a positive...

Aviva Investors set to provide £1 billion of climate transition loans into real estate...

Aviva Investors intends to provide £1bn of sustainability-linked loans to the real estate sector over the next four years. The move is supported by the...

Longer lorries could be rolled out to cut emissions on Britain’s roads next year,...

Longer goods vehicles could become a permanent fixture on Britain’s roads as early as next year, the government has announced. This comes as the Department...

Free app allows people to count pollinators in their gardens and green spaces

The public are being encouraged to count bees, butterflies and other pollinators as part of the latest drive to protect and increase these vital...

Global plastic waste set to almost triple by 2060, new report says

The amount of plastic waste produced globally is on track to almost triple by 2060, with around half ending up in landfill and less...

Evidence invited on how to tackle UK’s plastics problem

The House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee has launched a new inquiry that scrutinises how the UK Government intends to...