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Climate hitting ‘worst case scenario’ levels

Climate hitting ‘worst case scenario’ levels: More extreme weather and flooding are set to impact the UK as the climate emergency gets worse,  “worst case scenario” levels are being reached with extreme weather and flooding, says the Environent Agency. The government is being called on to take action to tackle the “unseen pandemic” by Cheif…
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£4m Bristol package for climate and eco emergencies

£4m Bristol package for climate and eco emergencies: A £4 million financial package has been agreed by Bristol to reduce the carbon and ecological footprint of the city. Earlier this week it was agreed by the Cabinet, marking the first anniversary of becoming the first city in the UK to declare a climate and ecological…
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Extinction Rebellion protest by gifting David Attenborough

Extinction Rebellion protest by gifting David Attenborough: A small activist group from Extinction Rebellion presently delivered a parcel of symbolic ‘gifts’ to Sir David Attenborough’s doorstep of his home in Richmond, London. The special delivery came with a letter and an olive tree decorated with photographs of environmentalists. Known for staging protests for the climate…
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Prince William launches £50m Earthshot Prize

Prince William launches £50m Earthshot Prize: An initiative that strives to become the most distinguished global environment prize historically, Prince William has launched the Earthshot Prize The decade-long enterprise will see £50 million allocated to pioneers during the course of a decade that will work in order to tackle climate challenges across biodiversity and nature,…
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€150k donated by Greta Thunberg to climate crisis

€150k donated by Greta Thunberg to climate crisis: Greta Thunberg the Swedish environmental activist has announced she will donate €150,000 (£138k) through her foundation for people fighting the climate crisis in Africa. Shared by organisations that work in regions swept by heatwaves, droughts and floods, the funding beneficiaries are to include the Red Crescent Movement…
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Climate change threatens to take away fish and chips

Climate change threatens to take away fish and chips: Dubbed the undisputed national dish of Britain, fish and chips, could soon be a thing of the past as certain fish species are being threatened by climate change, including cod and monkfish populations. That’s the finding in a new study published in the Journal of Applied…
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Welsh wave energy projects get £1.4m

£1.4 million of new funding from the Welsh Government is being given to four projects which aim to bring down the cost of wave energy. These technologies will develop quick connection systems to improve the installation efficiency and infrastructure of wave power devices and are being funded by the programme Wave Energy Scotland (WES). Aiming…
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Up to 3m workers plan to continue homeworking

Up to 3m workers plan to continue homeworking: After the end of the coronavirus lockdown, almost three million UK workers are planning to keep working from home to help save the planet and help reduce emissions. That’s the finding in a new survey by the British bank Halifax, which shows that remote working can reduce…
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