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Could you Stop Flying?

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Molly Scott Cato, the Green MEP known as the ‘MEP who doesn’t fly’, is urging people to make a ‘flight-free 2020’ pledge. She says stopping flying, or cutting back on flights considerably, is the ‘most important single thing we can do... Read full article

State of Transition

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A major new report assessing the climate performance of 274 of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies reveals that almost half (46%) do not adequately consider climate risk in operational decision-making.... Read full article

The Year of the EV

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Electric car ownership is the right choice for at least 1.5 million UK households today, according to a new study by What Car? That’s the number of multi-car homes in the UK with a sweet-spot combination of off-street parking for home-charging...... Read full article

The Electric Ice Cream Van

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Nissan has created a state-of-the-art electric ice cream van, complete with a fridge, freezer, solar panels and soft-serve machine. Unlike mainstream ice cream vans, the zero emissions vehicle...... Read full article

Driving the Shift

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Jordan Brompton fell into the renewables industry by accident; ‘I started working for Lee Sutton with his previous company and I just joined to do a little bit of admin work’, she remembers...... Read full article

My Boo

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Germany-based social bicycle brand my Boo has at last started distributing its high-quality bamboo bikes in the UK. More than five years after founding the company and selling fantastic bamboo bikes successfully in Germany, Austria and Switzerland... Read full article

Alexa, When Should I Charge the Car?

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Octopus Energy has announced the integration of Agile Octopus, the UK’s only smart time-of-use tariff, with Amazon Alexa, making it the first energy company to allow customers to benefit from real-time energy pricing using voice automation.... Read full article

Green Charging

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Piecing together the technology to support a sustainable lifestyle hasn’t been easy for early adopters: home-generated power from solar panels or wind turbines is only useful if it’s available when you need it.... Read full article

EVs: Are They Worth It?

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Sometimes we get asked how sustainable an electric car really is in comparison with a petrol or diesel vehicle. From an environmental point of view, we only see the positives in electric vehicles: they emit far fewer harmful carbon emissions... Read full article

A Devolution Revolution

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Social divides in communities could be deepened with millions of people set to miss out on the environmental and financial benefits of electric vehicles (EVs), a new report by Localis has found. ... Read full article

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