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Love Your Clothes

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In 2011, Patagonia placed an unusual Black Friday ad in The New York Times. Above a large image of its R2® Jacket ran the heading: Don’t buy this jacket. The advert asked readers ‘to buy less and to reflect before you spend a dime on this jacket'... Read full article

Tony Juniper and Natural England

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Yesterday (06 February), Michael Gove announced that Tony Juniper CBE is the government’s preferred candidate for the post of chair of Natural England, the government’s advisor for the natural environment in England.... 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

A Law Against Ecocide

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On the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, British barrister Polly Higgins said it’s time for a new criminal law of Ecocide to protect the rights of the Earth. As COP24 negotiators squabbled & failed to accept the IPCC...... Read full article

Charging EV's at the Supermarket

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Tesco and Volkswagen have teamed up to launch the UK’s largest retail electric vehicle charging network. The world’s biggest vehicle manufacturer and the nation’s largest fuel retailer have committed to installing almost 2,500 charging bays...... Read full article

Boycott Fast Fashion

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On 09 November, an open letter by British MPs from the Environmental Audit Committee urged online fashion giants Amazon UK, ASOS, Boohoo, Misguided and PrettyLittleThing to disclose the environmental and social impact of their businesses ahead of...... Read full article

Dying for a Biscuit

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Today (19 November), 30 Greenpeace UK volunteers recreated a life-size burnt and smouldering rainforest, complete with lifelike animatronic orangutan, at the main entrance to the corporate headquarters of Mondelez, makers of Oreo cookies... Read full article

The Simple EV Switch

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Green number plates signalling ultra-low emission status. Zero Emissions Zone trials. Grants for any employer installing EV charge points. Ideas and initiatives for boosting the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) have accelerated recently... Read full article

A Perfect Match

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When well-known brands hook up with sports teams, they tend to head straight to the men’s game in pursuit of maximum exposure for their products or services.So when Britain’s biggest organic brand, Yeo Valley made a move to sponsor Bristol City Women... Read full article

Sourcing with Respect

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The scientific community is convinced that human influences are causing species to become extinct at up to 1,000 times the rate that natural conditions would cause. Many of the manmade causes of biodiversity loss are widely known: the degradation...... Read full article

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