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  • Record High Usage of Resources Globally in 2021

    By on January 19, 2022

    Despite the pandemic slowing the world down throughout 2020 and 2021, global use of resources hit a record of 101.4 billion tonnes of raw materials in 2021. This number surpasses the 100 billion tonne usage in 2019 and despite this, the rate of recycling or reusing has remained the same throughout the past three years. According to a report from

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  • Climate Change Overtakes Covid as World’s Biggest Medium-Term Risk

    By on January 12, 2022

    The World Economic Forum (WEF) is ranking climate inaction as the world’s largest risk in the long-term, however, it has also been placed as the number one medium-term risk, replacing Covid-19. In addition to this, for short-term risks for the world, extreme weather linked to climate change tops the disease and in third place is climate inaction. Extreme weather is

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  • Happy New Year from E4environment

    By on January 11, 2022

    After a year of pandemic, extreme weather, environmental promises and more, now is the time to reflect on the past year, both good and bad. Whilst overall littering has reduced, the pandemic has led to masks, wipes and disposable gloves being discarded, with face masks being responsible for 0.84% of all litter in the countries of the UK, Australia, Canada,

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  • Doomsday Glacier Could “Shatter”

    By on January 6, 2022

    Thwaites is one of the largest glaciers in Antarctica, sometimes referred to as the Doomsday Glacier for its sheer size and potential to raise sea levels should it melt and collapse into the ocean. The glacier extends over roughly 74,000 square miles, making it almost as large as Great Britain, and scientists say it could “shatter like a car windscreen”

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  • Have Yourself a Merry (Eco) Christmas

    By on December 9, 2021

      With all the excess packaging, food waste and energy usage, Christmas can be not so merry for the environment.  Here are some tips and information to help you make your Christmas a greener one.          Cards  Look for cards made from recycled card and paper, or those produced with virgin paper that comes from managed forests.  Avoid

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  • Rolls-Royce Small Modular Power Plants

    By on November 23, 2021

    Seaborg Technologies, an organisation in Denmark, have designed barges featuring modular nuclear reactors that use molten salt as a method to moderate the reactions taking place. These reactors present little danger should something go wrong, producing no gas and keeping the incident localised as the salt will solidify and be able to be cleaned up once it has. These barges

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