MEPs in favour of pesticide ban to protect bees

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in the UK have rejected the proposal of a Conservative peer opposing the extension of current restrictions on three neonicotinoid pesticides, linked to worrying bee decline. UK Conservative MEP Julie Girling put forward a resolution to the Environment Committee of the European Parliament last week opposing the proposal by … Continue reading MEPs in favour of pesticide ban to protect bees

Scientists forced to leave Canadian Arctic because of melting ice

A team of researchers studying the impacts of climate change had to abandon the expedition after warm temperatures and ice melting created dangerous conditions off the coast of Newfoundland. The scientists from various Canadian universities were conducting a large-scale climate change study on board of Arctic research vessel CCGS Amundsen. However, the team soon realised … Continue reading Scientists forced to leave Canadian Arctic because of melting ice

Carlsberg makes zero carbon emissions pledge

The Danish beer producer announced the bold sustainability move following the US decision to step back from the Paris agreement, as they “don’t need politicians” to move towards a greener economy. Carslberg has launched Together Towards Zero, an ambitious plan to cut down emissions at its breweries by 2030, eliminate coal-powered breweries switching to 100% … Continue reading Carlsberg makes zero carbon emissions pledge