#Michael Gove

  • Article: The UK Is Set to Protect a Marine Area 8 Times the Size of Greater London
    Environment

    The UK Is Set to Protect a Marine Area 8 Times the Size of Greater London

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 8, 2018

    It would be the most significant expansion of the UK's "Blue Belt" to date. Read more

  • Article: The EU Will Totally Ban These Bee-Harming Pesticides
    Environment

    The EU Will Totally Ban These Bee-Harming Pesticides

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 27, 2018

    Environmental campaigners described Friday’s decision as a “major victory.” Read more

  • Article: Over 40 UK Companies Just Signed a Pact to Cut Plastic Pollution
    Environment

    Over 40 UK Companies Just Signed a Pact to Cut Plastic Pollution

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 26, 2018

    Combined, they’re responsible for 80% of supermarkets’ plastic packaging. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Straws, Stirrers, and Cotton Buds Could Soon Be Banned in England
    Environment

    Plastic Straws, Stirrers, and Cotton Buds Could Soon Be Banned in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 19, 2018

    PM Theresa May made the announcement as the Commonwealth Summit kicks off. Read more

  • Article: The EU Wants to Make Sure the UK Doesn't Ditch Environmental Protections Post-Brexit
    Environment

    The EU Wants to Make Sure the UK Doesn't Ditch Environmental Protections Post-Brexit

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 11, 2018

    The EU fears that if the UK cuts environmental protections, it will have a "competitive advantage." Read more

  • Article: 'Reverse Vending Machines' for Recycling Bottles and Cans Could Be Announced in Days: Report
    Environment

    'Reverse Vending Machines' for Recycling Bottles and Cans Could Be Announced in Days: Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 26, 2018

    In countries that already have the scheme, recycling rates are higher than 90%. Read more

  • Article: The Queen Just Banned All Plastic Straws and Bottles from the Royal Estate
    Environment

    The Queen Just Banned All Plastic Straws and Bottles from the Royal Estate

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 12, 2018

    Her Majesty’s war on plastic was inspired by Sir David Attenborough. Read more

  • Article: The UK ‘Opposed New EU Recycling Targets' Despite Big Plastic Crackdown
    Environment

    The UK ‘Opposed New EU Recycling Targets' Despite Big Plastic Crackdown

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 25, 2018

    Right now, EU recycling targets are 50% by 2020. But they’re set to get even more ambitious. Read more