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'All-in' DRS a 'No-Brainer'

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The economic benefit of a deposit return system that included every drinks can and bottle – both plastic & glass – would be eight times greater than the economic benefit of a watered-down system, according to a government analysis highlighted by CPRE... Read full article

Air (E)quality

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In 2016 the World Health Organisation (WHO) uncovered that nine out of 10 people worldwide breathe polluted air – an issue it has now declared a public health emergency. ... Read full article

Britain's Green Energy Milestone

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This year, for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, more of Britain’s electricity production will come from zero-carbon energy sources than fossil fuels.... Read full article

The Clean Air Hub

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Professor Stephen Holgate, the leading air pollution academic, Defra and Public Health England have thrown their weight behind a new online ‘hub’ that for the first time pulls together easily accessible public information on air pollution.... Read full article

COP26

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The United Kingdom and Italy have agreed to present a proposal for the UK to assume the Presidency of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in partnership with Italy.... Read full article

Renewables Around the World

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Renewable energy is increasingly powering the world, but erratic policy making is holding the sector back from its potential contribution to cutting carbon pollution and meeting climate and development targets, according to REN21’s Renewables 2019... Read full article

PM: Net Zero by 2050

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The prime minister has announced that the UK will eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050. The statutory instrument to implement was laid in Parliament Wednesday 12 June, amending the Climate Change Act 2008.... Read full article

Deforestation for Consumer Goods

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At least 50 million hectares of forest – an area twice the size of the UK – is set to have been destroyed for commodities during 10 years of corporate commitments to end deforestation, according to a new Greenpeace International report.... Read full article

Going Clean Just Got Easy

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Many of you My Green Pod readers will know our mission is to help you find the most ethical, natural products and make easy switches that, together, could save the planet. Going clean just got a lot easier, because we’ve decided to take our mission..... 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

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