Archive For November 29, 2019
A climate change-focused election hustings in Norwich was punctuated by climate scepticism from a spectator.
A Cambridgeshire and Peterborough independent commission on climate change will be established to advise the county’s public authorities and businesses on how to reduce carbon emissions.
The Black Friday protest will continue for the “remainder of the day”.
The roadblock will be in place for three hours
Climate campaigners protested the launch of Cambridge Zero this week but attracted criticism for accusations made about the programme’s director
A Norfolk councillor has defended the council’s decision not to declare a climate emergency after being quizzed on the decision.
A plan to drain a lake at the eastern end of Dogsthorpe landfill site in Peterborough and fill it with waste has been approved by city councillors.
A Climate Emergency was declared by St Neots Town Council on February 26th 2019, along with a commitment to work towards carbon zero – as an organisation – by 2030. A working group of interested councillors and residents was formed to report back within 6 months, on how to achieve this. Local company Energise, which…
December 2019: An interdisciplinary and international coalition of scientists have declared a climate emergency and are calling on decision-makers to act on climate change. The paper sets out clear interventions and identifies energy, short-lived pollutants, nature, food, economy, and population size as primary domains for intervention.
December 2019: Developments in steam cracking and pressure technology now enable the production of ‘virgin’ quality plastics from recycled plastic waste. This could allow for plastic manufacturing sites to transition to plastic collection and refineries within the framework of their existing infrastructures.