A no deal exit from the European Union (EU) doesn’t just risk the UK’s economic and political stability – it comes with huge risks to the environment too. Here’s how a hard Brexit could impact climate change.
Over the last decade, we’ve become totally addicted to tech. Most of us own a smartphone or tablet, we spend more time on the internet, and we’re constantly on the hunt for the next upgrade. All that tech is having a serious impact on our digital carbon footprint – so here’s how you can be more sustainable with yours.
British wildlife is in decline. Many people don’t realise it, but some of Britain’s best-loved species are under threat. Luckily, there is something we can all do about it. No matter where you live, you can help make space for nature and protect our wildlife.
There are lots of reasons that plastic is a problem. Its production contributes massively to global warming, and there’s so much plastic in the ocean that it’s seriously harming marine life. There are some plastic products that are easy to recognise you’re using and stop buying – plastic bottled water or food wrappers, for example.
There are lots of easy ways you can cut down your single-use plastic, but what should you do with the plastic that you can’t avoid? Ecobricks are an ethical way of using up the plastic that can’t be recycled and won’t break down. Here’s everything you need to know about ecobricks.
Chancellor Phillip Hammond pitched his ‘clean growth’ strategy in this week’s Spring Statement address. But the policies appear to be little else than a thinly veiled attempt to alleviate environmental concerns and rebrand the Tory government as climate-conscious.
We all know that plastic is a big problem, and that it’s important to cut down on single-use plastic where we can. But how easy is it really? Daisy, our Social Media Executive, talks about how she’s finding the move to living a plastic-free life.