Mayors call for more powers to tackle environmental emergencies

Labour Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and Conservative Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street have said the government must do more to go green and empower local regions to do the same

Upcoming hotel allows guests to cut costs by going green

The world’s first hotel where the price is determined by the carbon footprint of each guest’s stay is to open in the city of Kontiolahti, Finland

Commuters drag XR protestors off trains in Canning Town

British Transport Police said four protesters have been arrested as part of the action this morning

Carex partners with TerraCycle to wash up soap pump waste

Together the organisations have launched a free recycling programme for hand wash pumps and refill pouches across the UK

Recycled plastic ‘now more costly than new polymers’

A new report suggests the battle against plastic pollution may not yet be won, as it warns economic pressures could drive manufacturers to use less environmentally-friendly options

Queen’s speech: Government to tackle air pollution, plastic waste and climate change

The speech confirmed the long-awaited Environment Bill would be delivered by the next government

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Scotland opens new green investment programme

The move will give councils, developers and a range of other organisations the change to pitch for large-scale sustainable investment

The Commonwealth says ‘indigenous wisdom’ is vital in tackling climate crisis

It has announced its Common Earth programme will create a ‘regenerative climate change model’

Extinction Rebellion brings Westminster to a halt

To mark the start of a new two-week wave of climate action, climate protestors have today blocked traffic and disrupted business across central London

Unilever to shelve half of virgin plastic use by 2025

The consumer goods giant, which owns popular household brands as Dove, Persil and PG Tips, also promised to collect and reuse more plastic than it sells by the same date