• 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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  • Transport biggest polluter as UK greenhouse gases fall

    Transport biggest polluter as UK greenhouse gases fall0

    By Emily Beament, Press Association Environment Correspondent Transport was the largest sector for UK greenhouse gas pollution in 2017, as emissions driving climate change fell 3% overall, official statistics show. Greenhouse gases were down 3% on 2016 to 460 million tonnes, and the main pollutant, carbon dioxide, was also down 3%, to 373 million tonnes

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  • Political spat over emissions continues

    Political spat over emissions continues0

    Gibraltar’s air quality falls “woefully short” of acceptable standards, the GSD said yesterday as it urged the Gibraltar Government to accept constructive criticism instead of resorting to self-congratulation and personal insult. But, the GSD’s remarks drew strong rebuke from the Government last night as it insisted that GSD MP Trevor Hammond had ‘deliberately tried to

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