Scotland has secured a major coup by partnering with Italy to host the UN 26th Conference of the Parties, known as COP26. The conference aim will be to produce an international response to the climate emergency. Read the BBC’s coverage here and the government’s response, fronted by our fantastic Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab here. Raab, […]

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Anglian Water has been ordered to pay £156,000 for sewage pollution. The court found that negligence and a lack of maintenance were to blame for the pollution of a Northamptonshire brook. The pollution occurred over 2 days in August 2016, when at least a kilometre and a half of Grendon Brook was contaminated with sewage. […]

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The Global Commission on Adaptation has published a report ‘Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience’. The key messages of the report include: Investing $1.8 trillion globally in five areas from 2020 to 2030 could generate £7.1 trillion in total net benefits. Adaptation actions bring multiple benefits, called the triple dividend – […]

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Interesting article from National Geographic on how fires in the Amazon Rainforest impact on global water cycles. All news outlets have been covering the story of the hideous Amazon fires this week, but how does this impact the water resources in the area and beyond? According to the National Geographic, burning more and more of […]

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