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sustainable land use

Sustainable land use urged to mitigate climate change impact

The United Nations’ (UN) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a report highlighting the importance of sustainable land use. The IPCC’s latest special...
countryside fellowship facilitation fund

Countryside Fellowship Facilitation Fund boosts co-operative conservation

£2.5m (€2.71m) has been made available under the UK’s Countryside Fellowship Facilitation Fund, aimed at promoting co-operative sustainable agriculture. The funding is now open to...
carbon neutral stirling

Carbon neutral Stirling a step closer with sustainable heating scheme

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched a £6m (€6.5m) sustainable heating project aimed at contributing to a carbon neutral Stirling. The Stirling District Heat...
Powering electric delivery vehicles with vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology

Powering electric delivery vehicles with vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology

Discover how Fruit 4 London is taking part in the UK capital’s E-Flex vehicle-to-grid demonstrator project to power its electric delivery vehicles. Led by Cisco,...
Farmed calves

EU sign trade deal with US for hormone-free beef

Representatives from the European Union and the United States sign a trade deal reviewing the function of an existing quota to import hormone-free beef...
love water

Love Water campaign promotes responsible water use

Love Water, a new UK environmental campaign, aims to encourage UK residents to preserve and maintain the nation’s water resources. More than 40 charities, environmental...
liverpool green deal

Liverpool green deal to boost economy, sustainability

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has submitted a proposal for a Liverpool green deal, aimed at addressing climate change, to the UK government. The proposed...

Plastic free UK: Ban on straws, stirrers and cotton buds

Since the introduction of the mandatory 5p charge for carrier bags in the UK, carrier bag use has dropped by 90%. Now the government...
low carbon transport funding

Low carbon transport funding available for Scottish travel projects

£13.25m (€14.48m) has been made available in innovative travel and low carbon transport funding in Scotland. The third round of the European Regional Development Fund’s...
london air quality data

London air quality data shows ‘toxic’ pollution hotspots

New London air quality data has led to the identification of several ‘hotspots’ where air pollution is a particularly pressing issue. The Breathe London network,...

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