Green Homes Grant scheme to insulate houses axed  By Roger Harrabin   BBC environment analyst BBC ‘A much-promoted grants scheme to help householders in England insulate their home is to be scrapped within days. The Green Homes Grant (GHG) reached just 10% of the 600,000 homes the chancellor promised would be improved. The scheme will be […]

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New Department for Transport initiative will support development of zero emission vessels and infrastructure that can propel decarbonisation of shipping The government has called on shipbuilders, shipping firms, ports, scientists, and academics to submit proposals to a new competition for innovative technologies that can chart a greener future for the UK’s shipping sector. The Department […]

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‘Nature Article: Summary The ocean contains unique biodiversity, provides valuable food resources and is a major sink for anthropogenic carbon. Marine protected areas (MPAs)are an effective tool for restoring ocean biodiversity and ecosystem services1,2, but at present only 2.7% of the ocean is highly protected3. This low level of ocean protection is due largely to […]

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Bill Austin – Carbon Stocks in the UK EEZ – hot off the presses Scientists from the University of St Andrews and Marine Scotland have undertaken the first full mapping of carbon stores across the UK’s offshore Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) to provide updated evidence for those trying to address aspects of climate and environmental change. […]

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