07 July 2023 - Some good news for the environment in the United Kingdom
Church of England divests from fossil fuels after oil and gas companies fail on climate
Charlotte Elton (Euronews, 23/06/23)
Church of England has ‘followed science and faith’ to divest from fossil fuels, slamming oil and gas companies for failing on climate.
The Church of England is divesting from oil and gas after accusing fossil fuel companies of stalling on net zero plans.
Michael R. Bloomberg and Sadiq Khan Launch $30m Breathe Cities Initiative
Mark Adair (B-Daily News, 28/06/23)
Today, on the first day of London Climate Week, Michael R. Bloomberg, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy on Climate Ambition and Solutions and founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies, and London Mayor and C40 Chair Sadiq Khan announced the launch of Breathe Cities to break down barriers to action and ensure communities around the world have access to clean air.
Wales votes to ban ‘cruel’ animal snares
Damien Gayle (The Guardian, 17/05/23)
Wales is on track to become the first UK nation to ban snares, after a vote in the Senedd backed criminalising what campaigners say is a cruel and indiscriminate way to trap wild animals.
10,000 Bricks With Built-in Bird Homes Installed in UK Homes to Give Nest Holes to Swifts
Andy Corbley (Good News Network, 06/07/23)
Tiny birds in the UK are being given free tenements from real estate development companies by installing “swift bricks” in new buildings around the country.