Archives for Climate Change

Top Welsh Government News Stories From February…

February highlights – Welsh Governments top news stories from last month! Have your say on plans to create a zero waste Wales The Welsh Government wants your views on its plans to make Wales the world’s top recycling nation and help us become a truly circular economy, at a series of Beyond Recycling Consultation Events across Wales. Read more Minister welcomes additional funding to promote Welsh red meat Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs Minister Lesley Griffiths, has welcomed confirmation the Britain-wide Red Meat Levy Ring-fenced Fund will increase from £2million to £3.5million next year, after agreement was reached between the Red
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Welsh Climate Change Conference – Climate Change News…

Young people with a passion for protecting the planet come together for climate conference   Young people came together to make a pledge to join the Welsh Government in its response to the climate emergency. The conference built on the success of last year’s first Climate Change Wales Conference, bringing together young people with a passion for protecting our planet. Read more The conference built on the success of last year’s first Climate Change Wales Conference, bringing together young people with a passion for protecting our planet. The focus of Welsh Government’s response to the climate emergency is on supporting collective
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Eco-warriors Meghan Markle and Prince Harry could meet Greta Thunberg as they visit Britain in SAME week

Eco-warriors Meghan Markle and Prince Harry could meet Greta Thunberg as they visit Britain in SAME week MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry could meet Greta Thunberg – as they visit the UK the same week as the teen climate change campaigner. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have previously spoken out about their passion for the environment, with Harry even praising the 17-year-old Swede. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be in the UK at the same time as the teen climate change advocate Greta Thunberg announced she would be arriving in the UK next week And the couple could
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JP Morgan economists warn of ‘catastrophic’ climate change 🌍💼📰

JP Morgan economists warn of ‘catastrophic’ climate change – Human life “as we know it” could be threatened by climate change, economists at JP Morgan have warned. In a hard-hitting report to clients, the economists said that without action being taken there could be “catastrophic outcomes”. The bank said the research came from a team that was “wholly independent from the company as a whole”. Climate campaigners have previously criticised JP Morgan for its investments in fossil fuels. The firm’s stark report was sent to clients and seen by BBC News. While JP Morgan economists have warned about unpredictability in
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50,000 trees to be planted in England to help fight climate change 🌲 ☀️

More than 50,000 trees are to be planted in urban areas of England as 13 projects have been given the go ahead. The government’s Urban Tree Challenge Fund will see each scheme receive a share from a £10m pot. Recipients include projects in Cornwall, London, Manchester and the north-east of England. Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers said the trees would help fight climate change and connect urban-dwellers with nature. The announcement comes days after Ms Villiers was tackled by critics who said many more news trees were needed than those proposed .
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