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Change to fluorescent bulbs
If every house in the UK changed all of the light bulbs in their house, that would be equivalent to taking one million cars off the road.

Toxic pesticides banned for EU use exported from UK

Trade loopholes allow chemicals to be sent to developing countries as well as US, Japan and Australia

Published on The Guardian website on the 10th September 2020

 

Toxic pesticides banned for use in the UK are being exported to countries with less stringent regulations, under loopholes in international trade rules.

Two companies, Syngenta […]

UK public 'supports green recovery from coronavirus crisis'

Climate Assembly UK says economic plan should help reach net zero carbon emissions

A cyclist in Bushy Park, south-west London, during the Covid-19 crisis. Photograph: Jed Leicester/Rex/Shutterstock

Published on The Guardian website on the 23rd June 2020  

People would be prepared to continue many of the lifestyle changes enforced by the […]

Biggest food brands 'failing goals to banish palm oil deforestation'

Commitments to phase out deforestation by 2020 are out of reach for many, reports find

The race to satisfy growing demand of palm oil has resulted in vast plantations replacing native forests. Photograph: Chaideer Mahyuddin/AFP/Getty

Published on The Guardian website on the 17th January 2020 Story by Fiona Harvey Environment Correspondent

 

Some […]