2020-May-29th

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News from Coventry Climate Action Network

Hello [subscriber:firstname | default:reader],

Below, you'll find news and articles added to the Coventry Climate Action Network website CovCAN.uk during the past week plus some forthcoming events related to climate change.

Please send me any news or information you would like to add to the site.


Philip Brown
philip@unacov.uk

Forthcoming Events

Click here to see the list of forthcoming climate-change related events.

E.ON electricity is 100% renewable

On 9 July Coventry-based E.ON UK plc announced that all domestic customers, numbering more than 3.3 million, will receive 100% renewable electricity at no extra cost. E.ON is one of the UK’s largest renewable energy generators. It plans to draw from its own wind farms, biomass plants and solar projects to power the switch. But it will need to top-up …
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Biodiversity Offsetting – What is it?

Article by Barbara Golding, Ecologist, Warwickshire County Council, Ecological Services Retaining and enhancing biodiversity in the natural environment has long been an issue partly because biodiversity has not had an economic value attached to it, so unlike products and services it has not been in ‘the marketplace’. However, for the last few years Warwickshire County Council’s ( WCC) Ecology Unit …
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£100 million National Lottery Climate Action Fund launched for communities across the UK

The National Lottery Community Fund has today launched a new £100 million Climate Action Fund that will enable people and communities to take the lead in tackling the climate emergency. The new fund, from the largest funder of community activity in the UK, will build a network of people and communities, well-placed to drive change within, between and beyond their …
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Resource Action Fund

The Non-household Municipal Waste Business Grant scheme is part of the £18 million Resource Action Fund, which has been established by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to support resource efficiency projects, with the goal of diverting, reducing and better managing waste. The grants will provide capital infrastructure to support an increase of non-household municipal (NHM) waste recycling in …
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