Ecotricity Partners up for Sustainable Jet-Setting

The supplier will work with sustainable certification programme Green Tourism. Ecotricity has launched a partnership to help the UK’s tourism industry become more sustainable. The renewable supplier will work with sustainable certification programme Green Tourism to make tourist accommodation and attractions more environmentally friendly. They will develop a collection of content and practical advice to showcase …

Aldi Wants a Pizza the Action on Sustainability

The supermarket has committed to introducing 100% recyclable pizza discs in an effort to reduce plastic waste. Aldi has committed to introducing 100% recyclable pizza discs in an effort to reduce plastic waste. The discs are used to protect the product when they are packaged – the supermarket will now …

Upstream Oil and Gas Emissions Shot up 7% in 2017

Oil & Gas UK says this makes up around 3% of the country’s entire greenhouse gas emissions. Total emissions from upstream oil and gas operations in the UK increased by 7% to 15.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2017. That’s according to new statistics released by Oil & …

6,000 Climate Activists Block 5 London Bridges, Demand Urgent Action

On Saturday, More than 6,000 climate activists shut down five bridges in Central London. The protest, organized under the banner of Extinction Rebellion to call for urgent action on climate change, was the first to intentionally block the bridges “in living memory,” the group reported. The mood was festive as demonstrators from around London …

UK Government Selects 50 Young Environment Ambassadors

The announcement is part of the 2019 ‘Year of Green Action’ aimed at encouraging more people to be involved in projects to improve the natural world. The UK Government has chosen 50 young people who are involved in green projects across the UK as environment ambassadors. The announcement is part of its …

UK Renewable Energy Capacity Surpasses Fossil Fuels for First Time

Renewable capacity has tripled in past five years, even faster growth than the ‘dash for gas’ of the 1990s. The capacity of renewable energy has overtaken that of fossil fuels in the UK for the first time, in a milestone that experts said would have been unthinkable a few years …

Air Pollution Causing Major Reduction in Intelligence, Study Suggests

Poisonous air estimated to cause premature deaths of 7 million people a year worldwide. In addition to having a deadly impact on people’s physical health, air pollution is now also believed to be responsible for a profound reduction in intelligence, a new study indicates. Chronic exposure to airborne particulate matter appears to …