SCA News: UK

UK biodiversity in trouble

The UK is one of the most nature-depleted countries on Earth Biodiversity is being lost at an alarming rate across the world and the UK is not doing well. The State of Nature report compiled by over 50 organisations uses nearly 50 years of data to see how and why...

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Nature under threat in the UK

Environmental charities are mobilising their millions of members to take on the UK government over proposals that weaken environmental and wildlife protections in the push for growth, thereby threatening nature and worsening climate change. The RSPB, the National...

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New fossil fuel development in UK – just say no

The International Energy Agency, UN International Panel on Climate Change and many other agencies and organisations are clear that there must be no new fossil fuel development if we are to have a fighting chance of reducing carbon emissions to achieve the ‘safe’ level...

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Hydrogen for heat – what are the issues?

There is a lot of hype about the use of hydrogen for widespread domestic heating. A paper by Regen presents eight critical questions, or challenges, that need to be addressed in deciding whether hydrogen can become a viable future heating fuel. ‘Blue’ hydrogen is only feasible if over 90% of the carbon involved in its production can be captured and stored.

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Climate funding for communities

The National Lottery Community Fund is offering £1,000 to £10,000 of National Lottery funding to support communities across the UK to take action on climate change. Projects should reflect what matters to your community and can be small in scale. They could cover an...

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