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Pedestrian bridge to be made from old wind turbine blades

Pedestrian bridge to be made from old wind turbine blades: County Cork in Ireland will be a home very soon to a pedestrian bridge built out of old wind turbine blades. Researchers at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), have begun a project that aspires to discover the capability of repurposing useless wind turbine blades in…
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COP26 President: 2021 to be a big year for climate & UK

COP26 President: 2021 to be a big year for climate & UK:  Alok Sharma, COP26 President announced that 2021 will bring a ‘golden thread’ of climate action driven by the UK. Talking at the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee early today, he stated: “2021 will be a very big year for the climate, it…
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Human based activity may boost atmospheric CO2 in 2021

Human based activity may boost atmospheric CO2 in 2021: Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will rise to levels 50% greater in 2021 than before the industrial revolution, because of human induced emissions. That’s as reported by a new paper by the Met Office, that expects CO2 levels will surpass 417 parts per million (ppm) for…
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Government sees resistance from approval of pesticide

Government sees resistance from approval of pesticide: The government came under criticism following its conclusion to approve usage of what is supposedly a ‘bee-killing’ pesticide. The disapproval from environmental groups & Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg crops up after the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) approved a product that contains neonicotinoid to…
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UK has the highest decarbonisation rate in the world so far

UK has the highest decarbonisation rate in the world so far: The UK has the highest overall decline in greenhouse gas production in the world throughout the course of the 21st century. That’s according to one of the findings of current research by the accounting firm PwC, that suggests the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions dropped…
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Brits bin nearly 42% of the food they purchase each year

Brits bin nearly 42% of the food they purchase each year: Brits throw out around 42% of the food they purchase, with an approximate £2,675 of items ending up in the bin each year. That’s as reported by current research by Samsung, that discovered that the major cause of food waste is that people don’t…
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Wood pellets burned linked to forest degradation

Wood pellets burned linked to forest degradation : Wood pellet use by Drax Plc in Yorkshire, together with bioenergy demand from other countries in Europe, is driving intensive clearcutting in protected forests in Estonia and Latvia, a new report reveals. Hidden inside a wood pellet: intensive logging impacts in Estonian and Latvian forests,[1] published by…
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