PFAS - per or poly-fluorinated alkyl substances - are a group of industrial chemicals widely used in everyday products. Found in everything from food packaging to clothing, cookware, cleaning products and makeup, they are almost impossible to escape.
Mass Unwrap is an awesome action that highlights the level of plastic packaging in supermarkets and puts people-pressure on them to change. Individuals, families, friends and communities can all take part.
British Heart Foundation urges Government to go further and faster with action on air pollution ~ 15 million people live in areas which exceed strict toxic air guidelines ~
The Government must go further and faster with plans to tackle air pollution by seizing a unique opportunity to clean up the country’s toxic air, according to a report by the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Commenting on today’s call by the British Heart Foundation for the government to go further and faster with plans to tackle air pollution, Friends of the Earth air pollution campaigner Jenny Bates said
The Government is currently consulting on changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Part F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations for new dwellings - with the snappier title of 'The Future Homes Standard'.
The scale of destruction HS2 will cause to wildlife is revealed. Ecosystems permanently damaged. Irreplaceable habitats destroyed. Taxpayer's money spent on restoration wasted. Species extinctions at a local level.
Back in 2015, the government chose to block new onshore wind projects - despite wind being a source of the cheap, clean energy we need to tackle the climate crisis. Since then new onshore wind projects have ground to a halt - right when we need them most.