Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Emissions from cooking stay in the atmosphere longer than previously thought, says study

Particulate emissions from cooking stay in the atmosphere for longer than previously thought, making a prolonged contribution to poor air quality and human health,...

New study investigates modern slavery during COVID-19 pandemic to develop best practice guidance

Researchers from Keele University are leading a new study to assess the impacts of COVID-19 on human rights issues, to identify best practice for protecting workers...

£5.7m funding on examining how nature can be used to improve mental health and...

Seven sites which will test the ways in which connecting people with nature can improve mental well-being have been awarded a share of a...

Wales can reach net zero by 2050, Climate Change Committee says

The Committee on Climate Change has updated its last year's advice to state that it is possible for Wales to reach net zero by...

UK firms expect their closer sustainability focus to result in growth, new research shows

The majority of UK companies expect greater focus on sustainability to result in a growth of sales over the next year, according to new...

Treasury looks at society’s journey to net zero in interim review

The combined effect of UK and global climate action on UK economic growth is likely to be 'relatively small', the HM Treasury states in...

Million net zero homes by 2030 and £180m energy technologies fund part of Scotland’s...

More than 100 new policies and proposals to support Scotland in reaching its climate change targets have been unveiled today as part of Scottish...

Oils, food waste and algae to power RAF jets under new Ministry of Defence...

Algae, alcohol and household waste will power RAF fighter jets under new Ministry of Defence (MOD) plans to slash carbon emissions. Aircraft including F-35s, Typhoons...

30% of Scotland’s land to be protected for nature by 2030

Plans to protect at least 30% of Scotland’s land for nature by 2030 have been announced today by Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham. The proposals were...

New Carbon Emissions Reductions Fund helps charity initiatives that reduce climate change impact of...

Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme has launched a new Carbon Emissions Reduction Fund, which will support charity initiatives that reduce the climate change...