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Weekly Environmental news update February 2020

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week cereal and snack giant, Kellogg's, commits to removing palm oil by 2025, 25% of tweets supporting Trump's climate denial were written by bots, coral bleaching in GBR are estimated to reach all time high, activists in the UK referred to anti-radicalisation programmes and finally, some good news! Blue whale abundance seems to be on the rise in South Georgia with 55 sightings.

Weekly Environmental news update February 2020

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week the Earth's largest iceberg is headed for the open ocean, the EU are pressured to introduce a meat tax, vegan guidelines are confirmed for UK fashion industry, children are taking climate action into their own hands at school and A-list celebrities back Cara Delevigne's climate initiative.

Weekly Environmental news update January 2020

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week we look at the NHS's plea to staff to help them reach net zero emissions, Australian bush fires have caused global CO2 level to be at record high, Groundbreaking gas grid trial could reduce carbon emissions and Formula 1 aims to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Weekly Environmental news update January 2020

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week the celebrate Thailand's 20-year plan to completely ban plastic, the National Grid released reports the UK was fuelled on more renewable energy than fossil fuels in 2019, Single-use plastic bans could be more damaging to the planet based on CO2 emissions from alternatives, a new protein has been made 'from thin air' by Finnish scientists which could compete with soya and major Indonesian floods sadly cause deaths across the capital.

Weekly Environmental news update November 2019

Read this week's E.C.O. news roundup to hear the latest environmental news. EasyJet are set to carbon offset their flights, Coldplay are planning a net-zero album tour, fires and flood cause fear worldwide, African plants are set for extinction and Greta Thunberg is a time traveler.

Weekly Environmental news update November 2019

This week has seen fires blazing in Australia, Christmas adverts galore, Syrian rebels breaking the government siege of Aleppo, and an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. We have also had some good and bad eco news...

Weekly Environmental news update November 2019

With a part spaceship, part car named 'Bloodhound' aiming to break the land speed world record and a row over the December general election causing disruption to nativity plays we have had an interesting week of eco news.

Weekly Environmental news update November 2019

In the past week it has been confirmed that we will have a general election, we've got a new Brexit deadline of 31 January, and we lost the Rugby World Cup to South Africa. Here's your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days