England faces ‘the serious risk of running out of water by 2040’

That’s the warning from the Public Accounts Committee, which accuses Defra, Ofwat and the Environment Agency of having ‘taken their eye off the ball’

Gaia says no! Episode 3 – The Nexus

The Nexus is the point where humans have as much influence as mother nature on the planet. Are we there? If so what will we do?

Could coconut oil be more environmentally-damaging than palm oil?

The researchers say this disparity in impact and perception highlights the difficulties of ‘conscientious consumption’ and note consumers lack objective guidance on the environmental impacts of crop production

France to issue fines as high as €135 for dropping masks and gloves on the streets

This is part of a campaign, which aims to raise awareness about the risk of microplastics spreading in the air, water and food chain

Government plugs in £40m for green jobs and nature recovery

The new scheme aims to create up to 3,000 jobs such as ecologists, surveyors, nature reserve staff and education workers in environmental organisations and support their suppliers

Gaia says no! Episode 2 have we reached the Tipping Point?

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Ofgem launches consultation to protect prepayment customers

Measures including ’emergency’ and ‘friendy hours credit’ could reduce the number of prepayment customers temporarily going without energy, Ofgem says

Almost half UK’s electricity generation was from renewables in the first quarter

Quarterly renewables share has never previously exceeded 40% of total electricity generation, according to the BEIS report

Google to show air pollution data for Californian streets

The data is from sensors deployed in Google Street View vehicles taken over four years

IRENA calls for targeted public spending and policy action to maximise post-Covid recovery

According to the energy agency, an annual energy spending of $4.5 trillion could boost world’s economy by 1.3% and create up to 19 million jobs by 2030