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Sharma pleased with Brazil climate mission
COP26 president Alok Sharma has welcomed key climate commitments from the Brazilian government made during his recent visit to the South American country.Read more
Shared Earth founder writes to MPs over post-Covid-19 prioritiesJeremy Piercy is the founder and managing director of Fair Trade and eco business Shared Earth. As the UK charts its course through the Covid-19 storm and out of the other side of the pandemic, Piercy, along with other members of the company, believe that the government must appropriately consider the future of small retailers and rebuild the economy with the climate crisis in mind. To this end, he has written to roughly 100 cross-party MPs to share his thoughts.
Government launches hardship fund to help dairy industryThe government has launched a hardship fund to help dairy farmers through the Covid-19 pandemic, enabling them to apply for £10,000 in cash payments.
Government weighs up support for dairy industryThe government is considering providing support to the dairy industry in the form of hardship payments to farmers, while the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs [DEFRA] has already relaxed competition law to help the sector.
Speciality Breads reports on soaring popularity of home baking during Covid-19 lockdownMargate based bread producer Speciality Breads has reported that home baking has become a popular pastime during the UK Covid-19 lockdown, with some bread recipes going viral online along with an increase in related internet searches.
"Charities must be able to survive": Nuneaton and Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary owner discusses the impact of Covid-19 lockdown