If you undertake an industrial or commercial activity that could result in emissions to the air, water or land; increase flood risk; adversely affect land drainage, or have another adverse effect on the surrounding environment, you may require an environmental permit from the appropriate country’s regulatory authority or your local council.
An article published in Nature this month demonstrated that when we are faced with difficult situations, problems to solve or complex issues to unravel, we can’t possibly consider every solution, so we tend to default to a few simple options. And those options, researchers found, tend to be additive.
Today marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which is celebrated on 28 April each year. The International Labour Organization started recognising the day in 2003 to “stress the prevention of accidents and diseases at work”. The last year, however, has put the concept of working safely into a whole new light.
Over the Easter weekend, Great Britain recorded its greenest day for energy generation, breaking the previous record set in May 2020. On Easter Monday, zero-carbon power sources accounted for almost 80% of the country’s energy.