Humans can’t digest grass

Financial Times’, chief features writer, Henry Mance, a vegan, would very much like you to be, too. His argument why lies at the centre of How to Love Animals, is challenging and funny. For some it could prompt moral reasons  that those of us who love animals, but also profit from their  suffering cravenly managed…

The Future of electric batteries recycling

It is predicted by 2030, there will be 20 million electric cars on European roads alone. While Electric vehicles may be carbon neutral during their working lifetime, what happens when they run out of the road. In 10 to 15 years when there are large numbers coming to the end of their life it is…

Place human values before market values

The former Bank governor and now the UN special envoy for climate finance, Mark Carney focuses on the global financial system and corporate governance, along with climate change.  Carney’s detailed account of money and finance, where we get tantalising glimpses of life as a central banker – gilt chairs at a G20 summit in Riyadh…

UK cruise ships scarpped in the world’s largest ship graveyard

When Maritime voyages went into administration the liquidators in a distress sale without any concerns about the environmental impact, in search of recovery sold at auction Two British cruise ships the Marco Polo, the Magellan and three other cruise ship which were impounded and sold to settle the debts in November 2020. The Marco Polo…

Plots at Amazon rainforest being sold illegally in Facebook Marketplace

  Brazil’s protected rainforest including parts of national forests and land reserved for indigenous peoples are being illegally sold via Facebook. The Californian social media giant said it was “ready to work with local authorities”, but indicated it would not take independent action of its own to halt the trade. Our commerce policies require buyers…

Hyundai Motor’s electric bus catches fire

  The City Bus, Hyundai Electric City Manufactured in 2019, caught fire in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province on February 15. The bus was moving back to the garage after repair and inspection as the fire started in the roof, where its battery was located. Fortunately, there were no passengers on the bus and no one…

New tunnel linking Kent and Essex will add 5m tonnes of CO2

A British government report published in March provisionally estimated the UK carbon emissions in 2019 to be 351.5 million tonnes. The traffic created by the road is expected to generate 3.2 million tonnes over 60 years. The Lower Thames crossing (LTC) the UK’s biggest roads project since the M25, a flagship project in the UK’s…

Climate Change: Species to shrink by 23 per cent by 2100

The University of Cambridge said mammals, birds  and amphibians globally could lose 23 per cent of their natural habitat range due to climate change and land by 2100. The species have lost an average of 18 per cent of their natural habitat. The latest study analysed changes in. the geographical range of 16, 919 species…