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Climate Focused Companies React to Brexit

Both Britain and Europe will experience significant implications following the announcement that the UK public voted to leave the EU. Energy, climate change, and environment focused companies have had their say on what the result could mean for the future, and what should happen next. In a briefing note headed...


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UK-GBC Will Double Industry Climate Change Support

Environmentalists, green campaigners and renewable supporters have expressed concerns that climate change and sustainability may not be a high priority following the EU referendum result today. The final count revealed that Britain’s voters have decided to leave the European Union. In the wake of the news the Green Building...


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Environment Policies Could Void Brexit Risks

Campaigners are concerned that the result of the EU referendum could pose a threat to the environment.  WWF-UK says the result brings uncertainty to the UK environment but any risks could be avoided with the right polices. David Nussbaum, CEO of WWF-UK, said: “Environmental challenges don’t stop at borders...


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Green Alliance Call for Environmental Solidarity

The UK has decided to leave the European Union. The results of the EU referendum this morning revealed that 52% of Britons voted for Brexit. Many environmentalists, campaigners and supporters have recognised that the environment could suffer from the leave result, and Green Alliance is urging the split nation...


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UK Will Face Huge Environment Fight, say Friends of the Earth Scotland

Referendum results revealed today that the UK will revoke its membership from the European Union. Many campaign groups and environmental support groups have expressed their concern over EU environmental policy validity and Friends of the Earth Scotland say the UK Government now has a “huge fight” on its hands...


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ClientEarth Concerned What Brexit Means for Environment

The announcement that Britain will leave the European Union spread across the nation earlier today. The Leave campaign claimed the victory with 52% of the UK voting “Brexit”. ClientEarth, the environmental lawyers, have said they’re shocked and disappointed with the results of the EU referendum. The not-for-profit organisation –...


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Friends of the Earth Will Campaign to Keep EU Environment Protection

Following the news that Britain has voted to leave the European Union, Friends of the Earth is urging the UK not to forget about the environment. Today’s referendum result could mean that European environmental protections are no longer valid. Friends of the Earth say they will campaign to keep...


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EU Ref Result Won’t Change Climate Agenda, Say IIGCC

Voters across Britain have been visiting polling stations across the nation to cast their vote on whether to stay or leave Europe. Polling stations close at 10pm this evening and the final result is likely to be announced tomorrow. As the British people went to the polls, the Institutional...


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Remain is Blue & Green Readers’ Sustainable Choice #EUReferendum

Across all areas – sustainable investment, renewable energy, UK society and UK natural environment – well over three quarters of our readers see remaining in the EU as more beneficial than leaving the EU. Read all the results here. With the referendum vote commencing at 7am tomorrow and closing at 10pm...


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Tomorrow’s EU Decision Could Change UK Environment

The British public will choose either remain or leave tomorrow as polls open for the EU Referendum. With less than 12 hours to go before voting begins, IEMA have released expert views from the Environment and Sustainability sector about what might happen to the environment if Britain decides it...


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ClientEarth Call for Diesel Pollution Clean Up

New research has suggested that pollution caused by diesel powered cars and vans gets worse when it’s cold outside. The reports state that when the temperature is below 18 degrees Celsius the amount of pollution produced by diesel vehicles rises. ClientEarth says random vehicle testing could help tackle the...


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Campaigners Declare Themselves “Sponsors” of Responsible Extractives Summit

A group calling themselves “The Oxymoron Appreciations Society” hung a banner across the entrance to the Crowne Plaza hotel in London this morning, where the Responsible Extractives Summit was set to get underway. The group announced themselves as “sponsors” of the event, which includes speakers from controversial fossil fuel...


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Vigeo Eiris Studies Sustainability of International Supply Chains

Vigeo Eiris, an established global environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research agency, has released a study which focuses on how international businesses report on social and environmental standards in their supply chain management. The survey reviews around 1300 companies with headquarters in Europe, North America, Canada, and the Asia...


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Researchers Seek Safe Storage Answers From CO2 Reservoirs

Scientists from universities in Scotland are gaining a clearer idea of how to effectively use Carbon Capture and Storage thanks to natural underground pools of carbon dioxide (CO2). A study of the geological CO2 reservoirs will give scientists clues about how to store man-made carbon emissions. The scientists will...


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Faith Leaders Come Together for Climate Change Event

A seven-day faith climate change convergence takes place this week in New Orleans, North America. Young from a variety of faiths, including Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu, Quaker, Baha’i and spiritual but not religious faiths will come together for the week ling reflection, training, and action. The ‘Faith Rising’...