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Green Elephant Show Sustainability News No 25

Sustainability News 2nd December

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Sustainability News 2nd December
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The latest sustainability news, fun, facts and reviews from the Green Elephant for 2nd December 2020. Top stories: 01:05 – US greenhouse gas emissions see historic plummet 01:05 – Greenhouse gases hit record levels despite COVID-19 lockdowns 22:05 – China gets tough on firms over single-use plastics 06:10 Leave a

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Green Elephant Show Sustainability News No 15

Sustainability News 18th September

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Sustainability News 18th September
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The latest sustainability news, fun, facts and reviews from the Green Elephant for 18th September 2020. Top stories: Wildfires have burned 2.3M acres across California this year Mass deaths of migratory birds reported in New Mexico How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be Recycled Last year,

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Green Elephant Sustainability News 28th August 2020

007 Sustainability News 28th August

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007 Sustainability News 28th August
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The latest sustainability news, fun, facts and reviews from the Green Elephant for 28th August 2020. Top stories: Earth Overshoot Day: When consumption outstrips the planet’s eco resources Proposed UK law pushes accountability for Amazon products Rare dolphin species spotted in the Adriatic Sea Mauritius: Anger and questions as 17

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Green Elephant News 21st August 2020

Sustainability News 21st August

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Sustainability News 21st August
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The latest sustainability news from the Green Elephant for 21st August 2020. Top stories: Facebook tells Elizabeth Warren it has two different standards for climate fact-checking Facebook left 6,500 gallons of drilling fluid off the coast of Oregon World’s highest temperature, 130F, recorded in Death Valley New Research Shows Companies

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Green Elephant News 31st July 2020

Sustainability News 31st July

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Sustainability News 31st July
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The latest sustainability news from the Green Elephant for 31st July 2020. Top stories: Climate stories on social media – can they be believed? Nepals plans to turn fog into filtered water Plastic waste flows into the ocean set to triple by 2040 – is this as bad as it

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Supermarket sustainability heroes or villains

004 Supermarket sustainability, Heroes or villains?

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004 Supermarket sustainability, Heroes or villains?
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Overview The last 50 years have seen a fundamental shift in the way we all shop for groceries. We used to go to the bakers, the butchers, the grocers, the chemists and the newsagents but instead we now go to Tesco, Aldi, Lidl, Sainbury’s Walmart, Carrefour and Yonghui! In this

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Million Plastic Bottles

A million plastic bottles are bought every single minute

A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute and the number will jump another 20% by 2021 Annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardising oceans, coastlines and other environments Source: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/28/a-million-a-minute-worlds-plastic-bottle-binge-as-dangerous-as-climate-change

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