ESOS Phase 3 deadline extended

Phase 3 of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is due to come to an end this year which means that those who are part of the scheme must, according to the Energy Savings opportunity Scheme...

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Scientists say it is too late to save Arctic summer ice

Research has shown that it is now too late to save summer Arctic sea ice, and scientists say preparations need to be made for the increased extreme weather across the northern hemisphere that is li...

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Experts say rich nations should pay for biodiversity loss

Researchers have argued that wealthy countries should pay for the loss and damage they caused to nature in poorer countries in the same way as for climate impacts.

At COP27 world leaders ag...

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Loneliness Awareness Week 2023

This week (12-18 June) is Loneliness Awareness Week, and this year's theme is "Connection Matters".

Created by the Marmalade Trust, the UK's leading loneliness charity, the annual campaign...

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Men's Health Week 2023

This week (12-18 June) is Men's Health Week, and this year's theme focuses on men's health and the Internet.

The iPhone was created in 2007, which means we have had 16 years of the majority...

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Today is World Oceans Day!

Today (Thursday 8 June) is World Oceans Day, which is hosted by the United Nations (UN) division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea of the Office of Legal Affairs (DOALOS), in partnership wit...

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Safety notice issued over LPG forklift fire risk

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have issued a safety notice after a number of reported fires on and around liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) powered forklift trucks and ot...

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Today is World Environment Day!

Today (Monday 5 June) is World Environment Day and this year the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is asking us to join the global effort to #BeatPlasticPollution.

Led by UNEP, Wo...

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Rock "flour" from Greenland can capture significant CO2

A study has shown, for the first time, that rock "flour" produced by the grinding under Greenland's glaciers can trap carbon dioxide when spread on farm fields.

Natural chemical reactions b...

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Cambridge developer wins appeal despite 'unacceptable' design

A developer, Sandy Lane 2021, has won an appeal to build 26 homes in Cambridge, despite the inspectors saying that the proposed site "would not provide acceptable living conditions".

The pr...

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Onshore wind proposals could lower bills for local people

A consultation launched on 11 May 2023 sets out the government's proposals to develop local partnerships for onshore wind where local communities agree to host developments,...

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High Court agree to hear legal challenge for coal mine

The High Court have agreed to hear two legal challenges in relation to the Government's decision to allow the development of a coal mine in West Cumbria.

The two groups making the legal cha...

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Mars wrappers changed to paper in UK trial

500 Tesco stores will see a change in the chocolate Mars bars' wrappers, from plastic to recyclable paper, in a UK trial.

The company, Mars Incorporated, is looking to explore different typ...

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80% of households satisfied with electric heat pump

According to the first major survey of heat pump users, more than 80% of households that have replaced their gas boilers with an electric heat pump in Great Britain, are satisfied with their new he...

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Focus on reducing violence and aggression in the workplace

The Health and Safety Authority in Ireland has used May to undertake an inspection campaign to target work-related violence and aggression.

The scope of the campaign...

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