Scotland ‘Must Lift Thousands out of Fuel Poverty’

Citizens Advice Scotland have called for a consumer helpline to be set up to help solve the problem It says many consumers are in desperate need of advice and support Electric heating is the most expensive form of domestic fuel Almost 27% of all Scottish spend more than 10% of …

Lego Says It Will Eliminate Plastic by 2030

In children’s playrooms and family living room floors around the world, small plastic blocks are a staple. In today’s world, Lego is synonymous with plastic. For this reason, the recent news from Lego, that they will move to all non-plastic or recycled materials by 2030 is quite significant, even at …

Chernobyl Goes Solar

Chernobyl in Ukraine is infamous for having been the site of a nuclear disaster in what was then the Soviet Union. For the past 30-odd years, since the catastrophic meltdown at the local plant in 1986, the area has been deemed unfit for human habitation. That has led to a …

London ‘Among Cities Sinking into the Sea’

Christian Aid says climate change means coastal cities are becoming more vulnerable to flooding. London is among the cities sinking into the oceans as climate change raises global sea levels. That’s according to a new report from Christian Aid, which says Houston, Jakarta, Lagos and Shanghai are other coastal settlements set to become …

Valuable Wetlands Are Disappearing 3 Times Faster Than Forests, New Study Warns

Wetlands around the world are disappearing at an alarming rate. New research shows that these valuable ecosystems are vanishing at a rate three times that of forests. Unless significant changes are made, the disappearance of wetlands could cause severe damage around the globe. The Global Wetland Outlook, which was completed …