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Brighton
Thursday, August 5, 2021
The city of Brighton appears at face value to be a haven for the modern environmentalist, with Caroline Lucas, a radiant green beacon of sustainability, attracting the attention of climate activists from across the country. Unfortunately, the harsh reality for the residents of Brighton and Hove is a recycling...
Mark DesJardine, Penn State and Tima Bansal, Western University One of the most expensive Wall Street shareholder battles on record could signal a big shift in how hedge funds and other investors view sustainability. Exxon Mobil Corp. has been fending off a so-called proxy fight from a hedge fund known as...
Legal & General announces that it has started on site to deliver its first operationally net-zero carbon (regulated energy) development* (“net-zero”), which will be the UK’s first net-zero retirement community.  It is being delivered by Inspired Villages, Legal & General’s developer and operator of later living homes.   The announcement follows...
Why should you care, and how can you help? Today marks our World Environment Day, a time to reflect on our personal, and collective, treatment of the Earth. This is a day which seems particularly relevant given Brighton's sole Green Party seat. And, to mark the occasion, Caroline Lucas, Brighton Pavilion's MP,...
The coronavirus has changed the way everyone goes about their daily lives. This unforeseen scenario has forced everyone inside for weeks but there has been a positive side effect. While people take shelter, the environment has been thriving. Less people on the streets worldwide might be bad for businesses...
For those conscious of the growing climate crisis and the perilous economic situation, the path out of the coronavirus recession looks like a tightrope. On one side, the urgent need to revive the economy and head off unemployment. On the other, the demand that post-COVID growth is green and...
Brighton Pride is looking for 'Glitterbug' volunteers to help with recycling and correct waste disposal at this year's Pride in the Park. If you want to take part in this year's celebration whilst helping the planet this is the perfect opportunity for you: you will gain free access to the...
Leading oat milk brand Oatly and the owner of Flora margarine are spearheading a campaign to overturn new proposed EU rules that could have dire consequences for vegan food companies. A ruling by the European Court of Justice in 2017 has already banned vegan food producers trading in the EU...
We live in a world where it is hard to avoid environmental damage. When the food and drink we consume are wrapped in non-biodegradable packaging, and the transport we are told to take pollutes the atmosphere, we are sometimes left with few choices. One such commonplace thing which people never...
Brighton and Hove City Council will this week vote on approving the ‘2030 Carbon Neutral Programme’ at two key committees  Brighton and Hove’s Green Council has released its plans to reach ‘Carbon Neutrality’ by 2030, following the conclusions of the city’s first Climate Assembly, which reported to councillors in...