'Treading water' on raw sewage in rivers as last year's overflow stats revealed
Latest sewage statistics show water companies in England and Wales are treading water on sewage pollution and the Government's Defra's plan just threatens more stagnation, state The Rivers Trust as they update their popular online maps to display how Combined Sewage Overflows (CSOs) are performing with raw sewage releases into your local waterways.
Banks have blind spot about value of biodiversity coalition of economists and ecologists reveal
Central banks have a blind spot about biodiversity. This means the millions being spent on preventing climate change may actually be damaging the environment, jeopardising global financial stability and endangering life on earth. This is one of the conclusions of the biggest study of its kind, led by an unusual partnership of economists and ecologists from 28 organisations belonging to the International Network for Sustainable Financial Policy Insights, Research and Exchange (INSPIRE), and including representatives from 25 central banks and supervisors affiliated to the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS).
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Floodex is in it's 5th successful year in 2021, based at Excel London on Tuesday 9th November and Wednesday 10th November, both days from 9am to 5pm. The free to enter event focuses on flood management, flood mitigation, sustainable urban drainage systems (SuDS), water level management and much more. Floodex is co-located with the National Drainage Show, supported by several industry associations and media, including the National Association of Drainage Contractors and Drain Trader magazine.
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RWM is the UK's largest Recycling, Resource & Waste Management Event and this year the organisers are bringing it to you virtually. Join them for 3 days of free advice and education on the most pressing challenges facing your organisation.
The built environment industry can influence the resilience, sustainability and quality of homes, buildings and elements of infrastructure and cities. Registration has opened for Futurebuild 2020 with a call to industry to act now if we are to successfully tackle the challenges facing us all. By joining the event from 03 to 05 March at ExCeL London, visitors will be able to unite with industry innovators to tackle climate change and become the catalyst for change that's so greatly needed.
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• implementing low-carbon technologies;
• complying with environmental standards and legislation.
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