Marathon Plastics

Well done to everyone in the London Marathon today – all running for wonderful charities. BUT … The streets of London will be covered in plastic today from water bottles and plastic cups By 2050 there will be more plastic in the oceans than fish …             How many of runners are using re-usable water holders and stopping for long enough to refill them? Buxton Water – a major sponsor??  Are you being a responsible producer and finding alternatives to your plastic...

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‘Without Science, it’s all fiction !’

UK support for March for Science    April 22 2017 Thousands of scientists, academics and celebrities have marched in cities across the UK to protest at the rise of a “post-truth” era and its threat to academia. The marches, taking place on Earth Day, were part of a global movement that has seen tens of thousands of people around the world march in support of science and evidence-based research.   Read more: ...

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A day to celebrate

        Friday 21st April 2017 was Britain’s first ever working day without coal power since the Industrial Revolution Read more:...

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Trucks on the go – friend or foe?

Hi everyone, As some of you ae aware I live in the beautiful county of Kent – but we are becoming the truck capital of the UK – with so many lorries coming in at the Port of Dover and the Channel Tunnel.  So this article is for anyone (me included) who wonders just how much pollution a truck produces – and whether anyone out there is doing anything about it.   Well – they are and here are the details.   How are the Truck Designs of Tomorrow Preparing to Tackle the Issue of Pollution? Along with vast industrial factories, few images are more synonymous with...

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New Writer

  Hi everyone, I have come across a new writer on Environmental Issues – Joe Thomas.   Here is his article on Air Pollution. What you need to know about air pollution: Its importance and effective solutions Air pollution is now one of the most pressing environmental concerns. While nine out of the ten most polluted cities in the world lie in India and Pakistan that leaves no room for complacency amongst other countries; partly because they too have their own issues and also because we live in a connected ecosystem. What Is Air Pollution? Air pollution is a complex topic as so...

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