#Carbon Emissions

  • Article: This UK University Just Banned Beef to Combat Climate Change
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    This UK University Just Banned Beef to Combat Climate Change

    Aug. 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's also aiming to be carbon neutral by 2025 — 25 years earlier than the UK's national target. Read more

  • Article: Glasgow Set to Host the Most Important Gathering on Climate Change Since the Paris Agreement
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    Glasgow Set to Host the Most Important Gathering on Climate Change Since the Paris Agreement

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 13, 2019

    “As one of the UK’s most sustainable cities… Glasgow is the right choice.” Read more

  • Article: Want to Take a Summer Holiday Without Flying? Here Are Some Tips From the No-Fly Movement
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    Want to Take a Summer Holiday Without Flying? Here Are Some Tips From the No-Fly Movement

    By Helen Lock|July 29, 2019

    "Flygskam" meaning "flight shame" is a buzzword in Sweden. Global Citizen finds out more. Read more

  • Article: Low-Carbon Energy Generated More Than Half of UK's Electricity in 2018 for the First Time
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    Low-Carbon Energy Generated More Than Half of UK's Electricity in 2018 for the First Time

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 26, 2019

    Renewables and nuclear were responsible for a record-breaking 52.6%. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Announced Its Biggest-Ever Direct Commitment to Tackle Climate Change in Africa
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    The UK Just Announced Its Biggest-Ever Direct Commitment to Tackle Climate Change in Africa

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2019

    Africa is responsible for just 3% of global emissions. Yet it’ll be the worst hit by climate change. Read more

  • Article: 'We Cannot Be Radical Enough': David Attenborough Tells MPs to Take Action on the Climate Crisis
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    'We Cannot Be Radical Enough': David Attenborough Tells MPs to Take Action on the Climate Crisis

    By Helen Lock|July 10, 2019

    The veteran nature presenter said the “most encouraging thing” he sees is action of young people. Read more

  • Article: Britain's Music Festivals Are Tackling Everything From Plastic Waste to Low-Carbon Transport
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    Britain's Music Festivals Are Tackling Everything From Plastic Waste to Low-Carbon Transport

    June 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Hey Glastonbury-goers, have you noticed that plastic bottles are banned? Read more

  • Article: 10 Facts You Should Definitely Know About Air Pollution
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    10 Facts You Should Definitely Know About Air Pollution

    June 5, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's everywhere — but how much do you really know about air pollution? Read more