Monday, June 1, 2020
Written by: Kieran Cooke The energy that has powered a continent for several hundred years, driving its industry, fighting its wars and keeping its people warm, is on the way out, fast: Europe’s coal...
Written by: Kimberly White The government of Wales has announced a new plan to battle plastic pollution. In honor of Global Recycling Day, the Welsh government unveiled its plans to ban single-use plastics in...
Written by: Kimberly White  The UK government is phasing out petrol, diesel, and hybrid cars by 2035. The sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans will be banned as of 2035. After...
Written by: Ian Boyd Around 20% of the UK’s farms account for 80% of the country’s total food production, and they do this on about half of all the...
Written by: Kimberly White France is beginning the decade by phasing out single-use plastics. France became the first country in the world to ban disposable plastic cups and plates following the ban of single-use...
Written by: Filippos Proedrou Efforts to tackle climate change often focus on international agreements and the actions of large countries such as the US and China. But most of...
Written by: Kimberly White  Germany and Slovakia have committed to phasing out coal. The two European nations are the newest members of the Powering Past Coal Alliance.  The Powering Past Coal...
Written by: Kimberly White  The United Kingdom is set to host the 2020 UN Climate Change Conference. The UK won over international partners and will host the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) in...
Written by: Kimberly White  The European Union has teamed up with the Smurfs in an effort to encourage people to take action and protect the world’s oceans. The Smurfs will be joining the EU...
Written by: Kimberly White  The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has pledged to double the UK’s contribution to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), amounting to £1.44 billion. The original pledge of £720 million...

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