Month: August 2020

UK Lockdown emissions cut

UK cut lockdown emissions by 31%

surface transport was notably down, partially accounting for why the U.K. cut emissions by 31% during lockdown, compared to a global average of 17% Source: https://inhabitat.com/uk-residents-enjoying-record-low-emissions/

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Allotment land in decline

British cities have lost 65% of allotment land

University of Sheffield study finds space for urban allotments fell by 65 per cent from 1960 to 2016 The most deprived areas have seen eight times more allotment land closures than the wealthiest areas Restoring former allotments could meet up to 100 per cent of current demand for new growing

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