Earth Overshoot Day is here yet again, and earlier than ever: today, 29 July, we have already used up the amount of natural resources that the world can regenerate within a year.
Back in 1971, the team behind the campaign has estimated, the date of Earth Overshoot Day was 21 December. Since then, the date has arrived progressively earlier, with 2019 representing the earliest Overshoot Day we have ever seen... More
A report from the Committee on Climate Change says the UK can reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, but will need to invest in low-carbon energy technologies and implement a ban on biodegradable waste to landfill by 2025.
A round up of news from the waste and resources sector including funding for community projects in Northern Ireland, ethical business accreditation to a UK mattress company, a charity Christmas jumper swap, and more.
Roseanna Cunningham has accepted a front-bench environmental role in the Scottish Government and will replace Richard Lochhead, who has stepped down as Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Food and Environment.
Politicians have hailed the ‘landmark global agreement’ reached in Paris at COP21 on Saturday, while environmental and social justice groups criticised its voluntary nature and the lack of a clear pathway to emission reduction.