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Tag: United Kingdom

U.S. and UK reach ‘first of its kind’ agreement on renewable...

“The United States and the United Kingdom recognize Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform our societies and economies and share a commitment to the role of government action to unlock the opportunities and mitigate the risks arising from the rapid development of these technologies.”

‘They’re ripping us off’: BP profits could pay energy bills of...

"Big fossil fuel firms making eyewatering profits is a slap in the face for the millions of citizens struggling to heat their homes."

Banks due at UK’s ‘green’ investment summit ‘financed £700 billion in...

Citi, JPMorgan and Barclays among “world’s biggest financiers” of oil, gas and coal at government summit on green future.

Koch Industries among investors set to take over UK supermarket Morrisons

The largest private company in the U.S. and the family that owns it have financially supported a network of groups working to downplay the threat of climate change and kill off legislation designed to cut emissions.

UK judge denies US request to extradite Assange

“I find that the mental condition of Mr. Assange is such that it would be oppressive to extradite him to the United States of America.”

Top grocery chain eliminates 20 million individual pieces of holiday single-use...

“It is an absolute priority of ours to remove and reduce the amount of plastic in our stores.”

Bee populations are thriving in the UK as human lifestyle changed...

This news is definitely something to “bee” happy about and should give us hope that our actions really can make a difference and improve the Earth.

Goodbye to all that: The UK after Brexit

Brexit could see the UK eventually lose Scotland, Northern Ireland, and a great deal of its prosperity.

The end of Corbynism?

Unfortunately for the world, ambitious policies like the Green Industrial Revolution will have to wait at least five long years to become reality, if they are ever enacted at all.

Renewables generate more electricity than fossil fuels in UK for first...

During the three months of July, August and September, renewables generated an estimated total of 29.5 terawatt-hours (TWh), compared with just 29.1TWh...

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The Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act and the battle against government spying

The FANFSA, passed with a 219-199 vote, garnered support from both sides of the aisle, with 96 Democrats and 123 Republicans backing the bill.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.

20 percent of common produce carry unhealthy levels of pesticides new report says

Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

GOP attorneys general petition against EPA’s use of civil rights law for environmental justice

The petition, if successful, could have dire consequences for communities living near industrial sites.