Sunday, July 21, 2019
Plastic bag usage down 86% in England

UK businesses pledge to tackle plastic pollution

A world-first pact has launched in the UK with the aim of transforming the nation’s plastic packaging system and preserved the world’s oceans. Launched by...
Ecotricity to support development of National Forest

Ecotricity to support development of National Forest

Green energy company Ecotricity is joining forces with the National Forest Company to support the development of England’s first large-scale forest to be created...
Britain’s microbead ban comes into force

Britain’s microbead ban comes into force

The UK’s ban on the sale of products containing microbeads this week comes into effect which will prevent billions of microbeads ending up in...
Britain’s microbead ban comes into force

UK microbead ban comes into effect

The UK’s ban on the manufacture of cosmetic and personal care products that contain microbeads has today (9 January) come into effect. According to the...
Green Brexit promised by new environment law

Green Brexit promised by new environment law

The UK Government claims that a new Environmental Principles and Governance Bill will safeguard environment protections as we leave the EU. A consultation has started...
Plastic bag usage down 86% in England

UK pledges £61m to end plastic pollution

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a £61.4 million funding packaging aimed at boosting global research and helping countries across the commonwealth stop plastic...
Ban Ki-moon elected President and Chair of GGGI

Ban Ki-moon elected President and Chair of GGGI

The Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) has elected Dr Ban Ki-moon, eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, as President of the...

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Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

Record amount of new UK offshore win capacity installed in 2018

More than 2 GW went operational in UK waters during 2018 – enough to power over 2,300,000 homes all year round. In 2018 eight new...
Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted has this week revealed its new strategic ambition and financial targets, including plans to invest £23 billion in green energy towards 2025. “We expect...

Solarcentury gets green light for Spanish solar power projects

British power company Solarcentury has received the green light to construct four solar parks in Seville, Spain. The projects, known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo...