Campaigners said the World Bank’s focus on the oil and gas sectors clashes with its commitments “to help countries accelerate the transition to sustainable energy” and to support the 2015 Paris agreement goal of keeping global temperature increases to below 2C. … [Read more...] about Anger over World Bank’s $55m pledge to Guyana’s fossil fuel industry
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Gardiner said by using “sustainable biomass” Drax has “not only continued generating the secure power millions of homes and businesses rely on, we have also played a significant role in enabling the UK’s power system to decarbonise faster than any other in the world”. … [Read more...] about Drax power plant to stop burning coal, with loss of 230 jobs
There are, in fact, plenty of eco-friendly options: Roar Gill's capsules are suitable for composting and cost about £17.50 for 40. Toast Coffee's are the same price and can be thrown in your garden waste. Lost Sheep capsules, £3.95 for ten pods, are made from bark. … [Read more...] about How George Clooney’s Nespresso coffee leaves a VERY bitter taste: JANE FRYER on the troubling aspects of the trendy brew from beans picked by child labour to capsules that are an eco-disaster
Brighton & Hove city council is using all the additional powers it can to counter HMOs in the worst-affected parts of the city, with more proposals in the pipeline. For example, there will be a limit on HMOs by street, no sandwiching of family homes by HMOs, and a limit of 20% HMOs in wider areas. If the plan goes ahead “it would be the most rigorous policy country-wide”, said Councillor Hill. The council’s evidence from current HMO licensing “shows that almost 90% of properties required improvements to ensure they were fit and safe for occupation”. … [Read more...] about Town v gown: is the student boom wrecking communities?