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By Simon Lewis, UCL and Mark Maslin, UCL The COP26 UN climate talks in Glasgow have finished and the gavel has come down on the Glasgow Climate Pact agreed by all 197 countries. If the 2015 Paris Agreement provided the framework for countries to tackle climate change then Glasgow, six years...
Nestled in Stanmer Park on the outskirts of Brighton and surrounded by trees lies ‘Common Ground’, a secluded, nature-filled plot of land with an organic food growing space, a wildlife pond, and a small orchard of apple and pear trees. Common Ground is a social enterprise project offering a...
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...
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...
By Martin Graff, University of South Wales Loneliness levels rose during the lockdowns, but since restrictions have eased, people have not rushed out to find a new date. This has been given a name, “hesidating”, and is defined as feeling indifferent or ambivalent about dating, being unsure whether you want...
  The European Court of Human Rights finally has the opportunity to take on climate change. And it is taking it seriously, thanks to a group of 8 to 21-year-olds. In September 2020, four children and two young adults from Portugal – all witness to the extreme heat and wildfires that...
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...
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...
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...
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...