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Zero Carbon 2030

Zero Carbon 2030

@zero_carbon2030 are a non-profit developing and Carbon Ratings app which will allow consumers to check the sustainability of companies and brands before making a purchase. On the show this week we discussed their approach and plans for future features. The app is available from the usual app stores now.

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CO2 of food delivery

CO2 of food delivery

Lockdown measures and COVID have seen a rise in food delivery. A recent study looked at types of food and which was the worst in terms of emissions from a delivery service.

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Decline in shark numbers

Decline in shark numbers

Far from being the deadly predators depicted in the movies, sharks are actually under threat from humans. It is we who have created a marked decline in their population over the last 50 years 😢

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Grey Squirrel Control

Grey Squirrel Control

Hot on the heels of last weeks story about “Planned Pigeonhood” we have another story about the UK government using contraceptives to control Grey Squirrel populations . . . .the unintended consequences of human involvement in the environment.

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Smart cycle helmet

Smart cycle helmet

If you’re into cycling this new helmet has it all . .. .lights, headphones and all powered by an innovative printed solar cells. We love seeing this sort of new technology which might help get more people cycling.

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Electric vehicles cause problem for energy grids

Electric vehicles cause problem for energy grids

There is a huge problem with the surge in electric vehicles – national energy grids are unable to cope with the increasing and changing profile of demand that these vehicles will bring. Service area capacity will also suffer as only 10% of current vehicle volume is possible. Make sure to

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Planned Pigeonhood

Planned Pigeonhood

Did you know that one pair of pigeons can turn into 400 within 2 years? OvoControl have developed a contraceptive for pigeons a more humane alternative to trapping, shooting or poisoning.

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Products from Peel by JUSU

Products from Peel by JUSU

Home and skincare product brand @jusu has come up with a great use for waste from juicing. Having run a juice bar the founder decided there had to be a use for the waste peel, pips, skin etc None of the chemicals we see in most other things you put

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Grow your own cycle helmet

Grow your own cycle helmet

Good news for keen cyclists this week – you can now grow your own cycle helmet out of mycelium – that’s mushrooms for the rest of us. Best of all after you’ve used it you can simply compost it! 😀

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