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Archive For September 30, 2020

Business and Climate Change: Towards Net Zero Emissions online short course

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Balancing the carbon budget – how local scientists are tackling the climate emergency

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Headquartered at UEA, the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research is doing vital work on one of the most pressing issues of our time. Charles Bliss spoke to executive director Asher Minns about how scientific study conducted at Norwich Research Park is helping the world to understand global warming and how we might adapt to…

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New guidance provides business with a framework to value biodiversity

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29 September 2020 – Biodiversity is increasingly recognised for its role in building resilience against climate change, in supporting communities and livelihoods, and for its essential role in underpinning society and the economy. The Capitals Coalition and Cambridge Conservation Initiative today launched guidance, developed with input from CISL, that will enable businesses and financial institutions…

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Recycling centres, librarians and grass verges in firing line over £26m cuts

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Fewer community librarians, reduced hours for recycling centres, less frequent cutting of grass verges and an end to newspapers and magazines in libraries.

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Coomes Group: Will forests be effective nature-based solutions as the world’s climate changes?

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Sir David Attenborough hits out at Extinction Rebellion

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He has warned that their actions could "disenchant" people they are trying to get on side

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‘Absolute chaos’: call for booking system at waste amnesties

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A call has been made for people to be able to book slots to get rid of rubbish such as paint and weedkiller, after what was described as “absolute chaos” during recycling centre waste amnesties.

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Council forges ahead with climate change commitments following progress on Supplementary Planning Documents

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Council forges ahead with climate change commitments following progress on Supplementary Planning Documents

Reference:  Date:  Fri, 09/25/2020   East Cambridgeshire District Council is forging ahead with its commitments to the environment by taking the next steps in progressing its climate change and natural environment supplementary planning documents (SPDs).   At last night’s Finance and Assets Committee, all members voted in favour to adopt the council’s new Natural Environment…

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‘Gross dereliction of duty’ – council’s long-awaited climate policy criticised

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A Norfolk council that has again refused to declare a state of climate emergency has seen its environment policy criticised as “a gross dereliction of duty”.

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Antarctic krill take refuge from climate change

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Antarctic krill take refuge from climate change

New research shows that Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba), a key link in the Southern Ocean food web, have refuges from the rapid climatic warming and ice loss that has degraded … The post Antarctic krill take refuge from climate change appeared first on British Antarctic Survey.

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