• EU proposes emissions standards for trucks

    EU proposes emissions standards for trucks0

    By Raf Casert, Associated Press The European Union has reached a tentative agreement on the first specific EU standards for trucks, seeking to get polluting CO2 levels down. The agreement among negotiators from the European Parliament and member states says that such emissions for new trucks will have to be 30% down by 2030 compared

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  • Local challenge sees people learning to live without single-use plastic

    Local challenge sees people learning to live without single-use plastic0

    Local business Gamma Architects is challenging people to join them in the challenge to live without single use plastic. Architect Ruth Massias Greenberg is quick to point out that they are aware that some single use plastic is unavoidable, be it for medical or hygiene reasons. The challenge called #freefromfebruary aims to start change habits

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  • Schoolchildren across UK strike over climate change

    Schoolchildren across UK strike over climate change0

    Schoolchildren are taking a stand against climate change, with thousands of pupils walking out of class to demand immediate action. Youth Strike 4 Climate movement organisers said strikes are taking place in 60 towns and cities, with youngsters carrying banners bearing slogans saying: “There is no planet B”. Other signs read: “When did the children

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