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EU policy makers sealed a deal to create a classification system for green financial products, aiming to strengthen the rapidly growing market’s legitimacy

EU policy makers sealed a deal to create a classification system for green financial products, aiming to strengthen the rapidly growing market’s legitimacy

Brussels said the framework would help stamp out so-called “greenwashing”, when countries and companies seek to make their environmental credentials look better than they are. Alexander Weber writes for Bloomberg News on the Financial Post website about the adoption of “taxonomy for sustainable activities.”   Europe Reaches Deal on Landmark Rules Governing Green Investment European … Continue reading

A whole range of possible societal and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades

A whole range of possible societal and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades

Marcus Enoch, Professor in Transport Strategy at Loughborough University  says a whole range of possible (though not inevitable) societal and technological changes could revolutionise how we travel in the coming decades in an article on The Conversation website. What do you think?   Four visions for the future of public transport The way people get … Continue reading

Climate change activism has helped to “counteract powerlessness and the sense of being done to” among children and teenagers

Climate change activism has helped to “counteract powerlessness and the sense of being done to” among children and teenagers

Eleanor Busby writes on The Independent website that people are increasingly reporting anxiety about climate change but experts say taking collective action on the issue has boosted students’ wellbeing. What are your views?   Climate change activism ‘reducing mental health symptoms among young people’ Climate change activism is reducing symptoms of mental ill-health among young people, headteachers and … Continue reading

Better understanding climate deniers

Better understanding climate deniers

Mark Maslin, Professor of Earth System Science at University College London ends his article with an important question: why are we allowing the people with the most privilege and power to convince us to delay saving our planet from climate change? In an article on The Conversation website Professor Maslin describes what he calls the … Continue reading

Refusing to follow EU rules on energy efficiency standards will put UK manufacturers on the back foot

Refusing to follow EU rules on energy efficiency standards will put UK manufacturers on the back foot

In recent months, Andrew Warren, a former special advisor to the House of Commons environment select committee and a regular contributor to EiD, has written on the impact of Brexit on aspects of British energy efficiency policy.  Actually, these have implications for important industries in Britain. In this article, recently published on the Business Green … Continue reading