Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under the PM's green plan

The PM confirms he is bringing the ban forward as he sets out his "green industrial revolution".

bbcnews
Nov. 17, 2020 ~7 min

Ranked: the environmental impact of five different soft drink containers

Here's how to quench your thirst in an environmentally responsible way.

Alice Brock, PhD Candidate in Environmental Science, University of Southampton • conversation
Nov. 17, 2020 ~7 min

Coronavirus relief funds could easily pay to stop the worst of climate change while rebooting economies

Over US$12 trillion of COVID-19 relief has been promised. If a small portion was put toward economy-boosting green investments, the world could get on track to avoid the worst of climate change.

David L. McCollum, Senior Research Scientist, University of Tennessee • conversation
Nov. 17, 2020 ~7 min

How five different drink containers affect the environment – ranked from worst to best

Here's how to quench your thirst in an environmentally responsible way.

Alice Brock, PhD Candidate in Environmental Science, University of Southampton • conversation
Nov. 17, 2020 ~7 min

Extra £40m for green spaces in England, Boris Johnson pledges

Funding will support thousands of jobs, as part of a green recovery from Covid, the government says.

bbcnews
Nov. 14, 2020 ~4 min

Biden's climate change plans can quickly raise the bar, but can they be transformative?

After four years of the US government undoing climate change policies and partnerships, a Biden administration has a chance to rebuild that leadership. But success will require more than quick wins.

Edward R Carr, Professor and Director, International Development, Community, and Environment, Clark University • conversation
Nov. 10, 2020 ~7 min

A circular economy could end waste – at the cost of our privacy

Manufacturers will increasingly track the products they sell to make recycling them more profitable.

Anitha Chinnaswamy, Assistant Professor of Computing, Coventry University • conversation
Nov. 9, 2020 ~7 min

Hydrogen: where is low-carbon fuel most useful for decarbonisation?

Hydrogen is feted as the key to a dynamic green economy. But is it the best choice for decarbonisation in all cases?

Valeska Ting, Professor of Smart Nanomaterials, University of Bristol • conversation
Nov. 9, 2020 ~17 min

COVID will likely shrink job market for college grads

As firms adjust to the COVID-19 economic slowdown, the job market for new college graduates is expected to decline for the first time in more than a decade.

Caroline Brooks-Michigan State • futurity
Nov. 4, 2020 ~5 min

Machines to 'do half of all work tasks by 2025'

Millions more jobs will be lost to robots with Covid accelerating the trend, says the World Economic Forum.

bbcnews
Oct. 20, 2020 ~2 min

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