Tag: Ethical and green living

Federal government to think about influence of UK power productivity consider inadequate homes

Officials confess they carried out certainly not perform equal rights analysis prior to launch of warmth as well as structures technique The UK federal government is actually to officially think about the effect of its own main electricity performance intend on folks very most vulnerable coming from escalating costs, presenting the dispute in Ukraine as […]

Six key lifestyle changes can help avert the climate crisis, study finds

Research shows that governments and individuals making small changes can have a huge impact in reducing emissions Six promises you can make to help reduce carbon emissions People in well-off countries can help avert climate breakdown by making six relatively straightforward lifestyle changes, according to research from three leading institutions. The study found that sticking […]

From Corrie to car ads, carbon literacy training pushes climate to the fore

Project has trained more than 21,000 staff and pupils, aiming for changes on whole-organisation level The cobbled streets of Coronation Street may not be the most obvious platform for conversations about the climate crisis, but the UK’s longest-running soap opera has increasingly turned its attention to the environment in recent years. From smaller plot points […]

Britain still failing on climate crisis, warn advisers

Committee urges that companies must meet green standards to qualify for Covid-19 corporate bailouts Ministers are bracing themselves for a powerful new rebuke from the government’s own advisers over the nation’s inadequate response to the climate crisis. In its annual progress report, to be published on Thursday, the Committee on Climate Change will lambast continuing […]

Ofgem sets out nine-point plan to prioritise climate crisis

Regulator aims to support investment in low-carbon technology while protecting households from price rises Britain’s energy regulator has said it will change how it governs the industry to help meet the government’s climate targets, after coming under fire for failing to prioritise the climate emergency. The regulator published a wide-ranging climate action plan on Monday, […]

US Congress commits to act on climate crisis, despite Donald Trump

Nancy Pelosi tells UN conference in Madrid that commitment is ‘iron-clad’ The US will take action on greenhouse gases and engage with other countries on the climate emergency despite Donald Trump’s rejection of international cooperation, a delegation from the US Congress has told the UN climate conference in Madrid. Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the […]

Unimpressed by airlines’ carbon offsetting | Letters

Patrick Cosgrove and Dr Stephen Wozniak respond to news that airlines are offering customers the option of offsetting the carbon emissions of their flights Announcements by airlines that they will offset their carbon emissions (Can carbon offsets tackle airlines’ emissions problem?, 19 November) misleads passengers into thinking that they are doing something to stop the […]