New findings have estimated that the amount of plastic pollution in the ocean could triple by 2040, if governments, businesses and communities do not take action.
The findings were published last week (23 July) in a study entitled ‘Breaking the plastic wave: A comprehensive assessment of pathways towards stopping ocean plastic pollution’ by think tank The Pew Charitable Trusts and systems... More
Lord’s has become the first cricket ground to be run on 100 per cent renewable energy and incorporate resource-efficient features into a new stand as statistics reveal the impact of climate change on the sport.
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.