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Methane emissions: Hiding in the shadow of carbon dioxide emissions

Here, we discuss how methane emissions are the second biggest contributor to human caused global warming after carbon dioxide (CO2).
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Carbon emissions to destroy one-third of food production regions

If greenhouse gas emissions continue as they are, scientists warn that the climate shift will destroy one-third of food production regions on Earth.
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One quarter of global population faces fatal heat waves

In South Asia, global warming is set to create more deadly heat waves - with 60% of the region unable to take shelter and survive, due to working outdoors.
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Decarbonisation of heat in the public sector

Chris Jackson, CEO and Founder of Protium Green Solutions Ltd, explores how the public sector can decarbonise the demand of heat.
fluorinated greenhouse gases

EU climate policy on fluorinated greenhouse gases

General Director for Climate Action at the European Commission, Mauro Petriccione explains how the EU climate policy on fluorinated greenhouse gases is working and what its future holds.
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Net zero carbon: The space between existing UK policy and the goal

Here, the question of how net zero carbon emissions can be achieved via existing policy in the UK is dissected.
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Why energy is at the heart of the EU’s decarbonisation efforts

Kadri Simson, EU Energy Commissioner, discusses why the EU has placed energy and the heart of its decarbonisation efforts.
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Cities contain 50% of the world’s population but are left out of climate calculations

While cities only occupy around 3% of the Earth, they are where 50% of the world's population live - but they are not usually included in global climate calculations, meaning that urban environmental problems can slip under the radar.
electrifying mobility

Electrifying mobility in the wake of COVID

Mike Palmer, Client Development Director at Nexus Vehicle Rental, discusses the opportunities and challenges associated with the adoption of electric vehicles.
contraception and climate change

What is the association between contraception and climate change?

Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, explores what the association between contraception and climate change is and how it can save the planet.
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Overcoming the greatest sustainability obstacles

Valpy Fitzgerald, Director of Green Markets at Opus Energy, highlights the biggest sustainability obstacles SME owners are facing right now in and explores the ways in which they might overcome them.
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Building energy efficiency as part of your carbon commitment

Paul Wells, CEO of IM&M, discusses how changing your energy consumption as part of your Intelligent Building Strategy can have a huge impact on both cost and energy usage.
information technology

How can we harness information technology to be more sustainable?

Here, Defra’s Chief Digital and Information Officer and Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) for sustainable technology across government, Chris Howes, tells us why the departments first Sustainable Information Technology (IT) strategy is such a significant development.
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European Union: Small scale solutions for climate neutrality by 2050?

The Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies proposes that small scale solutions could be the cheaper way that climate neutrality happens by 2050.
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Lockdown reduces air pollution by 54% in 5 Indian cities

The Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE) found that lockdown reduced air pollution in Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai.
siberian arctic temperatures

The Siberian Arctic is burning due to record high temperatures

Temperatures in Siberia have risen to a record average for June in a heatwave that has produced some of the worst wildfires the region has ever seen.
post-COVID world, emissions

How can businesses create a more sustainable post-COVID world?

Edward Harbison, Corporate Marketing Manager at Instant Offices shares his thoughts on how businesses can be more sustainable after we emerge in a post-COVID world.
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Environment focus: Sweden’s take on the climate emergency

The work of Minister for the Environment and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister in Sweden, Isabella Lövin, is charted here when it comes to the climate emergency.
sustainability in the transport sector

Practical solutions to addressing sustainability in the transport sector

Alex Froom, CPO at Zipabout, discusses how data-driven insights can drive sustainability in the transport sector.
switching to renewables

Homeowners could save money and save the planet by switching to renewables

There are some great options for getting low-carbon heat and energy into your home, but which technologies are best, and what are the limitations? Darren McMahon, marketing director at Viessmann, shares a brief overview.

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