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Banks and The Climate Emergency

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Model and activist Lily Cole has joined the call for the banking sector to respond to the climate emergency, alongside ethical bank Triodos. ... Read full article

50 Fountains Challenge

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City to Sea, founders of the award-winning Refill campaign, and food and farming charity Sustain have joined forces to call for a new wave of drinking fountains to meet the needs of a thirsty nation and reduce plastic pollution.... Read full article

Zero Emission Cities

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Amsterdam, Austin, Berlin, Jakarta and Liverpool have announced targets to make their cities healthier, greener and more prosperous. The mayors of these cities have pledged to procure only zero-emission buses... Read full article

Amazon's $100m to 'Restore and Protect'

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The Nature Conservancy has announced a $100 million commitment from Amazon to restore and protect forests, wetlands, grasslands and peatlands around the world.... Read full article

Digital Climate Strike

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Over 1,000 websites and companies are joining the Digital Climate Strike on 20 September, in response to the call to action from young people around the world. Many of the world’s largest websites are participating... Read full article

Plastic Free Solutions

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Opening tomorrow (11 September), PlasticFreeLand™ will offer a tangible vision of a plastic-free world that is ready to be realised today. It is the brainchild of global campaign group A Plastic Planet, the force behind the Plastic Free Aisle campaig... Read full article

Investing in Climate and Nature

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A broad group of 18 civil society organisations, supported by millions of British people, has warned the new chancellor that the government is on course to miss its net zero target and burden the next generation with a ‘planet-sized debt’.... Read full article

Blackrock and The Amazon

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As fires rage across the Amazon, a report released on Friday (30 August) reveals that BlackRock, the world’s largest institutional investor with $6.5 trillion in assets, is deeply invested in the sectors most responsible for tropical forest...... Read full article

Shifting Perspective

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Since taking power in Brazil January this year, new president Jair Bolsonaro changed legislation to allow the use of hundreds of new pesticides – a quarter of them banned by the EU. Under his rule Brazil also started to further increase deforestation... Read full article

Paying a Price

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New research has revealed the environmental impact of the various payment methods available – from old and new bank notes to bank cards and even Apple Pay.... Read full article

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