Weekly Roundup: No More Plastic, No More Coal, Old Growth Forests on a Roll

Protecting the Arctic Through Finance The Royal Bank of Scotland will stop funding oil projects in the Arctic and is reducing their loans to companies that profit off of coal.   Gas-guzzlers Are So 20th Century Sales of electric vehicles increased by more than 50% in 2017, with over 3 million electric vehicles now on the road.   That’s the Last Straw The EU wants … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: No More Plastic, No More Coal, Old Growth Forests on a Roll

Weekly roundup: Protecting our future

Getting Dirty Cars Off the Road Hamburg will be the first German city to ban older diesel cars, blocking 214,000 cars from the city center in order to improve air quality.   Gardens Blossom Amidst Chaos Syrian refugees are planting gardens at refugee camps, spurred on by The Lemon Tree Trust and The Royal Horticultural Society.   It’s Electric! The world’s largest network of batteries … Continue reading Weekly roundup: Protecting our future