Scientists unlock climate history with expedition near Hawai’i

International researchers, including BGS geoscientists, have extracted a comprehensive record of sea-level changes from fossilised coral off the coast of Hawai’i.

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New rules to tackle textile and food waste in Europe

The European Parliament's Environment Committee supports ambitious revisions to the Waste Framework Directive, aiming for enhanced. Read more

Falkland flux towers pioneer emissions monitoring for peatland restoration

UKCEH deploys four flux towers in the Falkland Islands to measure carbon emissions, aiding peatland restoration for climate benefits,. Read more

Europe’s hydrogen plans face hurdles, warns report

The EU's push for hydrogen faces challenges as a new study reveals most export countries are ill-prepared, with just 1% of planned. Read more

New tool that detects pollutants in corals has revealed historic contamination patterns

UCL scientists have discovered previously ingested fossil fuel particles in corals, providing a new way to measure and date atmospheric. Read more

EU truck CO2 law could be blocked over fuel loophole dispute

The German Transport Ministry's surprise U-turn jeopardises EU truck climate targets as FDP seeks loophole for e-fuels and palm oil.

Are new greenhouse gas cuts too soft on the EU’s farmers?

The European Commission suggests a 90% cut in EU greenhouse gas emissions by 2040; however, weakened regulations for agriculture raise. Read more

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Mercury pollution surge linked to global deforestation, says MIT

Around 10% of annual human-made mercury emissions are caused by deforestation, a figure which could escalate unless urgent action is. Read more

Plans for a total ban on ‘toxic’ mercury in the EU by 2025

European Union (EU) negotiators have reached an agreement to phase out mercury by 2025, with an emphasis on dental amalgam, lamps, and. Read more

300,000 lives at risk if air quality rules delayed, say scientists

A group of environmental scientists have urged the European Commission to reconsider postponing new air quality rules, as continued. Read more

New study shows North Atlantic's unique role in carbon sequestration

NOC scientists’ ‘groundbreaking’ findings on particle flux dynamics challenge previous assumptions about carbon sequestration and the. Read more

EU urged to rethink agricultural impact metrics beyond PEF

IFOAM Organics Europe have criticised the EU's PEF method, urging for more comprehensive metrics for agricultural impact on the. Read more

How optimising shipping routes will improve efficiency and emissions control

A strategic approach to ship fleet planning will be crucial for competitiveness and compliance with new EU regulations, says Lloyd’s. Read more

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