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  • Sturgeon launches net-zero Scottish National Investment Bank Business
    Sturgeon launches net-zero Scottish National Investment Bank

    The Scottish National Investment Bank has officially opened for business with the completion of its first major investment. It is claimed to be the UK's first mission-led net-zero development bank and it is being capitalised by the Scottish Government with £2 billion over ten years.

  • 40 North England pea farmers collaborate with Birds Eye to cut carbon Food
    40 North England pea farmers collaborate with Birds Eye to cut carbon

    A collaborative, farm-based environmental project launched in East Yorkshire could significantly cut CO2 levels by using cover crops between pea harvests, and at its core are more than 40 farmers from across East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire who grow peas for Nomad Foods-owned Birds Eye.

  • Commons' Environmental Audit Committee react to PM's 10-point carbon plan Politics
    Commons' Environmental Audit Committee react to PM's 10-point carbon plan

    Reacting to the Prime Minister's 10-point plan on the UK reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, Environmental Audit Committee Chairman Philip Dunne MP said: "The Prime Minister's 10-point plan to build back greener, and supporting 250,000 green jobs, is an important commitment a year out from hosting COP26. But it is disappointing that of the £12billion funding in the plan, only £4billion is new.

  • Arjowiggins' new see-through paper takes on plastic packaging Business
    Arjowiggins' new see-through paper takes on plastic packaging

    Paper manufacturer Arjowiggins has launched Sylvicta – a translucent, functional barrier paper that has been proven to preserve the quality of food and cosmetics just as well as conventional plastics.

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Maps & GIS

Bluesky National Tree Map Helps Dudley Council Protect Urban Trees

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council is utilising Bluesky's National Tree Map data to help ascertain numbers for a borough wide inventory of trees to help with their management and protection.

New nationwide map of air pollution

EarthSense Systems has published MappAir – the first ever high resolution nationwide map of air pollution. It shows how air nitrogen dioxide changes across the country and within towns and cities, highlighting likely sources and potential clean-air refuge areas.

BLUESKY COMPLETES PROJECT TO LASER MAP VEGETATION ON ELECTRICITY NETWORKS IN EAST ANGLIA AND SOUTH EAST

Bluesky has completed a multi-million pound aerial mapping project to assess the impact of vegetation on the electricity network of East Anglia and the South East of England.