Without global warming the heatwave would be impossible

Without global warming the heatwave would be impossible Scorching temps that cooked Britons the previous week may have been impossible if climate change was not happening. That’s one of the key messages conveyed in a new report by the World Weather Attribution which suggests the record-breaking temperature of more than 40°C seen last week was…
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EU passed ‘Green Deal’ to revive nature by 2050

EU passed ‘Green Deal’ to revive nature by 2050: To have nature restored by 2050, the European Commission launched a new ‘Green Deal’ as a top priority. It has a target set to cut in half the use and risk of chemical pesticides by 2030, which will recover the health of agricultural land, seas, forests…
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Queen’s Speech outlines Energy Bill

Queen’s Speech outlines Energy Bill: An Energy Bill has been announced today to assist the country’s attempts to guarantee “cheaper, cleaner and secure” energy. The Queen’s Speech was delivered by the Prince of Wales after Her Majesty cancelled her appearance as this is her 1st absence since 1963. Prince Charles set out the government’s plan…
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EU starts €3.2bn investment for sustainable connectivity

EU starts €3.2bn investment for sustainable connectivity: The European Commission has initiated a €3.2 billion (£2.67bn) package to help sustainable connectivity enterpises in the Western Balkans. A sum of 21 transport, digital, climate as well as energy connectivity projects will divide the funding, coming from the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF). Projects contain construction of…
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€110m invested by EU in big environment & climate plans

€110m invested by EU in big environment & climate plans: The European Commission reported an investment of over €110 million (£91m) in environment as well as climate projects throughout 11 countries. The financing will help programs in Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland as well as Slovenia. The projects will…
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Children globally urge UN to realise their ‘right to clean air’

Children globally urge UN to realise their ‘right to clean air’: Over 29,000 children globally have called on the UN to recognise their right to clean air. The Freedom to Breathe movement, along with various NGOs have set the children’s desires at the threshold of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)…
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Should investors include gold as a portfolio asset?

Should investors include gold as a portfolio asset?: Gold can have a positive effect on portfolio performance from a climate change aspect if investors incorporate it as an asset. That’s according to a current report from the World Gold Council, that claims the carbon footprint of gold has been exaggerated by many. It says that…
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Britain reaches 34 days in a row of burning coal

Britain reaches 34 days in a row of burning coal: Britain hit a 34-day coal burning stretch, by using the polluting fossil fuel to top-off its electricity supply each day from June 25th through July 28th. The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) cautions of the peril of getting caught in a “fossil fuel trap” where there…
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UK at vital crossroad for climate & environment says May

UK at vital crossroad for climate & environment says May: The UK is at a critical crossroad for our climate & the environment, according to Theresa May, in a speech after being named the new Chair of the Aldersgate Group. The former Prime Minister & MP for Maidenhead will assist the non-profit’s continuing work to…
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Wood pellets and rounds

Drax put Canadian forest, wildlife & climate at risk

Drax put Canadian forest, wildlife & climate at risk : Climate and forest campaigners worldwide are warning that today’s decision by Drax Group PLC shareholders to approve the company’s acquisition of the Canadian wood pellet producer, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc, is far from sustainable and represents a highly risky move for Drax, both financially and…
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