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Sunday, April 11, 2021
By Sarah Fischel, 30th November 2020 A vast forest once stretched 40km along the Sussex coastline, from Selsey to Brighton. This forest, now almost completely vanished, was unlike any other we see in Sussex today. This is because it grew underwater, made up of a group of seaweeds called kelp.  A...
Planet Earth, the topic of much discussion over recent years and for a good reason: Climate Change. As a species we are advancing too quickly for the planet to cope, with planet earths average surface temperature rising by 1.18 Degrees Celsius since the late 19th century; the latest years...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...