Friday, April 12, 2024

Climate risk assessment and resilience strategies are critical for the future of universities, says...

Higher Education Institutions should develop strategies to evaluate and adapt to potential climate risks such as flooding, droughts and heatwaves, according to a recent...

Investment in social impact increases nearly ten-fold in ten years as social issues exacerbated...

The amount of social impact investment in the UK has grown nearly ten-fold over ten years, from £830 million in 2011 to £7.9 billion...

New online resource can help users to plant flowers with pollinators in mind

An online database which documents pollinator-plant interactions could help the public understand how to plant for pollinators and support biodiversity. According to researchers, remarkably little...

Researchers team up with distillery to address water scarcity and protect whisky production

Researchers from the University of Aberdeen and James Hutton Institute have worked with The Glenlivet distillery to introduce environmentally sustainable solutions at Chivas Brothers’...

New report examines people’s attitudes to climate change and net zero policies

A new Net Zero Living report, led by the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST) and the market research company Ipsos MORI,...

Two-thirds of children in the UK are scared of climate change, major new survey...

A new national survey of 7-14-year-old children found that 65% are frightened of climate change and almost a third feel powerless to make a...

Local leaders are best-placed to tackle climate change but have ‘too little powers and...

People across the UK want to see more support for local authorities to deal with the threat of climate change and more support for...

Scotland announces new monitor for measuring economic, social and environmental prosperity

A new monitor will help inform policy decisions to reduce Scotland’s vulnerability to future financial and environmental shocks, helping build 'a more prosperous, resilient,...

New online platform set to tackle food waste

A major new platform to help reduce food waste is currently being trialled. Founding partners Co-op and Microsoft, supported by technology consultancy BJSS and Team...

Most people don’t want to be billionaires – and this is good for the...

A new study questions the long-held economic belief that humans are all motivated to want more and more, which could be important for sustainability...