What a waste of time – beachgoers overwhelm council with rubbish

Staggering 41 tonnes of rubbish left on Bournemouth’s beaches in just 48 hours

Somerset switches on ground-breaking energy storage facility

The ‘largest council-owned energy storage system in the UK’ comes as a result of a £9.8m investment

Canada ties economic relief packages to climate goals commitments

The Canadian Government pledges to help large businesses with consistent climate goals

Oxford University takes ‘historic’ decision to divest from fossil fuels

The university has also asked its endowment office to engage with fund managers and request evidence of net zero carbon business plans

EU speeds up new tyre labelling to slash car emissions

The labels will include information on fuel efficiency and wet grip, on a scale from ‘A’ to ‘G’, similar to the energy labelling used for household appliances

‘Climate inaction could trigger pandemics worse than coronavirus’

Deforestation, intensive farming, mining and infrastructure development have created a ‘perfect storm’ for the transfer of diseases from wildlife to people, according to a recent report

‘Majority of consumers would pay more for sustainable packaging’

A new survey has found 59% of people are less likely to buy products in polluting wrapping

‘New global temperature record could occur in next five years’

The World Meteorological Organisation suggests sustained climate action is needed to limit damage to the environment

‘One in three people globally dissatisfied with environmental efforts’

According to Gallup’s annual Earth Day poll, people’s satisfaction ranges from 10% in Lebanon to 93% in the UAE

UN Chief: ‘Now is not the time for retreat on climate change’

UN Secretary-General António Guterres said the world must not lose focus on climate change