Over £10 trillion could be saved if the world turned to renewables

A study carried out by the University of Oxford has concluded that if the world turned to renewable sources of energy, it could save £10.2 trillion. As gas...

Government funding in the Northeast boosts green industries

In order to improve the training for low carbon energy generation and electric vehicle jobs, the UK Government has given £2.4 million of funding to a number...

Stamp duty to be halved if heat pump is installed

To get the UK to net zero by 2050 we all need to work together to reduce our carbon footprints. To help achieve this, the Government have plans to give...

The US Climate Bill will have a ripple effect on the UK

The US’s Inflation Reduction Act contains legislation to reduce emissions and increase sustainable energy. This Bill includes support for making sustainable...

Australia’s Greenhouse Gas Bill

On the 4th of August (2022), Australia’s Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese, took a step towards his promise to take action against climate change. In order to...

The Great Barrier Reef is recovering

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral ecosystem in the world. The reef contains a large biodiversity with many species of plants and animals in its...

US Senate approves $430 billion legislation to fight climate change

A $430 billion legislation, the Inflation Reduction Act, was passed by the US Senate. The Act’s main aims are to lower the cost of prescription drugs, raise...

What is the Plastic Packaging Tax?

Since April 2022, those, in the UK, who manufacture or import plastic packaging, and those that are business customers of plastic packaging or of goods with...

Supermarkets have seen a 97% drop in plastic bag use

Since 2015, when the 5p charge was introduced, the sale of single-use plastic bags has dropped by 97%. Between 2021 and 2022 there was a 20% drop when this...

DEFRA: The UK is off-track to deliver on water, waste, and nature targets.

The latest progress report on the 25-Year Environment Plan has just been released by the UK Government and has revealed that progress has gone backwards in...

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