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Ealing Studios chooses Good Energy to go green

Blockbusting emissions: Ealing Studios chooses Good Energy to turn the red carpet green World’s oldest film studio driving the industry’s environmental ambitions  One of Britain’s most iconic film studios, Ealing Studios, is deepening its commitment to going green by partnering with Good Energy’s One Point service, which streamlines electric vehicle (EV) charging for businesses, to install three fast…
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Iberdrola to double renewables volume to 60GW by 2025

Iberdrola to double renewables volume to 60GW by 2025: Iberdrola has reported plans to double its functioning renewables to a total of 60GW by 2025 under a current €34 billion (£30bn) investment scheme. The deal will boost offshore wind to attain 4GW total capacity by the end of 2025 & will also permit the company…
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Scientists shoot sensors at trees to evaluate climate

Scientists shoot sensors at trees to evaluate climate : Imperial College London scientists have developed drones that shoot sensor-containing darts to evaluate the environmental effect of climate change on forests. The technology aims to capture data from hard-to-navigate areas like rainforests. This was tested on trees at Imperial’s Silwood Park Campus & the Swiss Federal…
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Tonnes of CO2 released if global climate rises 2°C

Tonnes of CO2 released if global climate rises 2°C: If the global climate warms by the 2°C cap as set out in the Paris Agreement, 230 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide will be set free from the world’s soils. This comes as an urgent warning from the University of Exeter, which says this may cause…
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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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Met Office: Future record breaking weather extremes in UK

Met Office: Future record breaking weather extremes in UK: Global severe weather conditions in the UK are expected to break new records in the future. This is according to a new examination by Met Office, which expects extreme heat and rainfalls in the coming years will put growing challenges on health, infrastructures & services in…
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Climate scientists found to fly more than other researchers

Climate scientists found to fly more than other researchers: Climate change researchers, and particularly professors, are found to fly more than other researchers. A survey carried out by the Cardiff University – led Centre for Climate and Social Transformation (CAST) has found, which suggests while non-climate researchers take four fights per year, climate experts take…
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Methane emissions increased by 32% up to August

Methane emissions increased by 32% up to August: The world has seen methane emissions increase by around 32% in the first eight months of the year. A new report by the data analytics firm Kayrros has found, which suggests the energy industry and oil and gas operations in Algeria, Russia and Turkmenistan saw the volume…
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10% switch to plant-based food save tonnes of CO2

10% switch to plant-based food save tonnes of CO2: If 10% of the global animal market was switched to plant-based food products, carbon dioxide emissions, equal to 2.7 billion trees could be saved. This is equivalent to a region larger than the size of Germany. This is according to a new study by food technology…
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Microplastics are released from infant feeding bottles

Microplastics are released from infant feeding bottles:  Millions of infants could be vulnerable to high levels of microplastics released throughout formula preparation from feeding bottles. That’s admitted from new research by AMBER, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Advanced Materials and Bioengineering Research, TrinityHaus and the Schools of Engineering and Chemistry at Trinity College…
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