Climate change

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    Environment Act can guide us to a cleaner and greener future

    In a historic move, the UK’s first dedicated Environment Act for nearly 30 years has become law.

    By Ruth Chambers, Green Alliance on 21 December 2021

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    Work in a warming world

    The biggest robot in the world doesn’t have two legs and arms but is in fact a massive storm barrier in the Netherlands. Constructed as a response to the 1953 North Sea floods, it acts as a protector of homes, businesses and people, without anybody being aware.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 04 January 2022

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    Achieving Net Zero will boost the nation’s health

    In June 2019, the UK Parliament passed legislation requiring the government to reduce net emissions of greenhouse gases by 100 per cent by 2050.

    By Alex Sobel MP on 01 December 2021

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    New global climate deal struck in Glasgow

    The Glasgow Climate Pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help countries deal with the devastating impacts of climate change, was agreed on Saturday after a two-week meeting of nearly 200 countries.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 16 November 2021

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    “Our fragile planet is hanging by a thread”: Reactions to COP deal

    We are miles off where we need to be to halve dangerous greenhouse gas emissions this decade, Ed Miliband Shadow Energy secretary said as the UN Climate Change Summit, COP26 drew to a close on Saturday.

    By Belinda Liversedge in Glasgow on 14 November 2021

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    COP26 agreement: 'We are not there yet'

    Twenty-four hours ahead of a crunch meeting at COP26 at which all the world’s leaders will decide on the final agreement to limit dangerous warming to 1.5C, COP President Alok Sharma admitted that “we are not there yet”.

    By Belinda Liversedge in Glasgow on 11 November 2021

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    Businesses can no longer ignore climate change, COP26 hears

    We must bring science into the boardroom if we are to keep the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C alive, delegates heard today at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

    By Belinda Liversedge in Glasgsow on 09 November 2021

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    British Safety Council takes #TimetoBreathe to COP26

    In March 2019, the British Safety Council took to the streets of London with our air pollution campaign ‘Time to Breathe’, which calls for clean air for outdoor workers. We are delighted to take the Time to Breathe campaign on the road once more to Glasgow for the UN Climate Change Summit.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 27 October 2021

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    ‘Adapt or die’: Environment Agency says businesses must prepare for climate change impacts

    The Environment Agency warns road to Net Zero could be knocked off course if we don’t adapt to climate change.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 14 October 2021

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    Net zero and hydrogen: the possible regulatory landscape

    Working with any gas and gas appliances can be inherently risky and unsafe, if not managed correctly.

    By Emma Evans, Pinsent Masons LLP on 12 October 2021