Ensuring the UK economy benefits from tackling energy and climate change challenges
Polar bear threatened by climate change Global warming is the biggest environmental threat we face. For years, scientists argued over the evidence and governments refused to accept that global warming was happening.
According to the DEFRA website, in 2010 total construction and demolition waste in England amounted to some 77.4 million tonnes. Of this, 53 million tonnes were recycled, 11 million tonnes were spread on exempt sites and the rest went to landfill.
Vital Signs of the Planet: Global Climate Change and Global Warming. How do we know it’s happening? Here’s the evidence.
The Environment Agency has warned that severe weather poses a serious danger to life in some coastal areas, as extreme conditions continue to overwhelm parts of the UK