Government pulls support for fracking

Fracking will not be allowed to proceed in England, the government has announced today, following the publication of new scientific analysis. Ministers took the decision...

Bigger fly-tipping fines needed as offences soar 50 per cent

Only 5 per cent of court-imposed fines for fly-tipping offences in England in the past six years were above £1,000, and only a sixth...

Community groups in the North West are receiving more than £175,000 to create green...

Community groups in the North West are receiving more than £175,000 to fund the creation of two brand new Pocket Parks and refurbishment of...

Green recycling bin collections to be restored in Manchester from Monday

Manchester City Council will be collecting garden and food waste recycling bins from households again from Monday 11 May. Green bin and food-only caddy collections...

395 Million New Jobs worldwide by 2030 if Businesses Prioritize Nature, Says World Economic...

The global COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented job losses and economic uncertainty. As governments and businesses look to stimulate growth, a new study from...

Carbon emissions of richest 1% more than double those of poorest half of the...

The carbon emissions of the richest one percent are more than double those of the three billion people who made up the poorest half...

Manchester project will see waste concrete repurposed into public furniture using additive manufacturing

Waste concrete from demolished buildings is to be reinvented and made into new custom-made outdoor memorials and public garden furniture thanks to a new,...

UK’s flooding to get 15-35 percent more intense by 2080

The floods that hit the region last week coulkd be a lot worse in the decades that follow according to research out this week. Millions...

Over half a million tonnes of recycling is rejected at point of sortingl

Latest figures show 525,000 tonnes of household recycling collected was rejected at the point of sorting in 2019/20. Each tonne of waste collected from a...

Project to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere will be crucial to the UK’s...

A project to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere will be crucial to the UK’s bid to reach Net Zero by 2050 – and...