Thanks to Bruce Horton for this timely reminder. ‘Natural’ solutions have other benefits i.e. not using concrete. Concrete: The most destructive material on Earth Guardian – by Jonathan Watts ‘After water, concrete is the most widely used substance on the planet. But its benefits mask enormous dangers to the planet, to human health – and to […]

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Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency speech to the Climate Action Society Published 20 February 2019 Climate Action Society, University College London, Wednesday 20 February 2019 Good evening. “I want you to panic.” This simple message came from 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. It caught the world’s attention. It ignited Friday’s schools climate […]

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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is warning that the UK homes are unfit for the challenges of climate change, including flooding and water scarcity and says the UK’s legally-binding climate change targets will not be met without the near-complete elimination of greenhouse gas emissions from UK buildings. In a new report ‘UK housing: Fit […]

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