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Fighting Climate Change with Pedal Power

By Nick Benton / November 5, 2020 / Comments Off on Fighting Climate Change with Pedal Power

Spending hours stuck in traffic on the daily commute.  The never ending stop-start and engines sat idling.  Ever-increasing amounts of smog in the air. Why are these experiences so common? Because when many of the roads we use today were built, they were never intended to accommodate as many cars as they do today.  However,…

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England’s Ban On Single-Use Plastic Items: A Good Start

By Nick Benton / October 20, 2020 / Comments Off on England’s Ban On Single-Use Plastic Items: A Good Start

Since 1 October 2020 businesses in England can no longer supply single-use straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to end-users (the ones who actually use the product). The change is designed to address the devastating impact that single-use plastics are having on our environment. There’s no denying this is a step in the right direction.  But…

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The Sustainable Economy, the Just Transition and Covid-19

By Nick Benton / September 23, 2020 / Comments Off on The Sustainable Economy, the Just Transition and Covid-19

As we continue to tackle the pandemic, there’s another health crisis we must face head-on – that of our planet. The California wildfires raging right now, along with other recent warning signs, make that abundantly clear. However, whilst our action on climate change must be swift and decisive, we must ensure workers in polluting industries…

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