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The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will ban the sales of diesel- and gasoline-powered passenger vehicles after 2040, mostly in an effort to reduce the impact nitrogen oxides, or NOx, have had on public health.
A United Kingdom study recently concluded that biofuels can have a critical role to play in the mitigation of future climate change risks, but not if they are derived from food crops.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has long been a first mover in the retail sector on supply chain sustainability, garment recycling and human rights. Now the venerable United Kingdom department store chain, which operates about 1,000 locations across Europe, Asia and the Middle East, says it is pushing even more boundaries. A decade after its first “Plan A” sustainability commitments, M&S is setting 100 new targets to be reached by 2025.
The Guardian had reported that the grocer Sainsbury's is abandoning its food waste programs -- but the second largest supermarket chain in Great Britain quickly denied the story.
London's iconic fleet of black taxicabs is going electric. And in order to ensure they won't stutter in the cold, the company is testing these new EVs in extreme conditions in Norway's Arctic.
ClientEarth, which describes itself as a group of activist lawyers committed to a cleaner planet, is suing the U.K. government over what it calls a “national air pollution crisis.”
Marks and Spencer, which operates over 1,000 stores across the United Kingdom and three continents, makes the case that customers should be at the core of any company’s drive to stay profitable while becoming even more responsible.
The Royal Society, which for 356 years has covered everything from farming to ethics to climate change, explored what it says are the 18 common questions Britons ask about GMO technology.
Food giant Mars Inc. announced it has entered into a partnership with Eneco Wind U.K. to buy electricity from Scotland's Moy Wind Farm for at least the next 10 years.
Located in the London neighborhood of Park Royal, EasyFoodStore stocks only 76 white-label items, and they are flying off the shelves.
Over the next two weeks, the dating app Tinder will partner with the National Health Service (NHS) to raise awareness about organ donations in the United Kingdom.
The new initiative, 100% Sport, offers inspiration to inspire sports fans to "go solar," but not much else of substance.