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    Wednesday 14 March 2018

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    Louise Bateman

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    Wednesday 29 November 2017

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    Louise Bateman

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    Friday 02 June 2017

  • Author:
    ThePlanetMark

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    Wednesday 22 March 2017

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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    Monday 16 January 2017

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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    Thursday 05 January 2017

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    ThePlanetMark

  • Steve's Blog: Planet Earth has the X Factor

  • More young people are watching Sir David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II than Simon Cowell’s_ X Factor _results show. According to the BBC and ITV, latest audience figures show that a series average of 1.5 million 16-34 year olds prefer to spend their Sunday evenings immersed in the wonders of nature, which is 100,000 more than those

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    Friday 09 December 2016

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    ThePlanetMark

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    Saturday 12 November 2016

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    ThePlanetMark

  • Kigali Signals Death Knell for Hydrofluorocarbons

  • These manmade substances which are used mainly in refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment, have a global warming effect up to 15,000 times greater than carbon dioxide and are the fastest growing source of greenhouse gas emissions. The UK has been a leader in eliminating HFC. The recent agreement represents a significant step

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    Friday 21 October 2016

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    ThePlanetMark

  • Historic Paris climate agreement to come into force in November

  • The UN confirmed on Wednesday that the climate treaty would take effect from November 4, after the European Union voted to ratify the historic agreement negotiated in Paris last December by almost 200 nations. The EU, with 28 members, accounts for 12 per cent of global emissions, which is enough to reach the 55 per cent threshold

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    Monday 10 October 2016

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    ThePlanetMark

  • Paris Agreement on climate change set to come into force

  • The 31 countries, which include Brazil, Mexico, Argentina and the United Arab Emirates, bring the total to have signed up to the agreement to 60 – representing 47.5% of global emissions. 13 other nations today committed to doing so this year. The Paris Treaty was a commitment made last December by almost 200 countries to keep global

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    Wednesday 21 September 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

  • Steve's blog: is there life after DECC?

  • Apart from another record-breaking hot month (Jan-June 2016 were the hottest 6-months since records began according to NASA), this summer is proving difficult to predict decisions and second-guess outcomes. The latest relates to the disbanding of DECC and the likely after effects. DECC has been merged or subsumed into the new Department

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    Thursday 21 July 2016

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    ThePlanetMark

  • Department of Energy and Climate Change axed

  • BIS has been renamed the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Greg Clark, former Secretary of State for the Department of Communities and Local Government, has been appointed to head the new ministry. The announcement was made yesterday, as part of May’s reshuffle, which also saw Andrea Leadsom, a former Climate

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    Friday 15 July 2016

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    Louise Bateman

  • Eden Project's Festival of Hope returns for a second year

  • Eden Project held its first Festival of Hope on the eve of the 2015 Paris Climate Talks. The event was dubbed "a celebration of the inspirational people, businesses and sustainable solutions paving the way for a low-carbon future" and was so successful that Eden is planning another this year on Sunday November 27th. We'll update

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    Thursday 07 July 2016

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    ThePlanetMark

  • Brexit: Amber Rudd seeks to reassure businesses over climate action

  • Speaking at the Business and Climate Summit on Wednesday (June 29), Amber Rudd sought to quell businesses and investor nerves, saying the Government remained firmly committed to the Climate Change Act. She confirmed the Government would approve a world-leading carbon emissions reduction target for the early 2030s by tomorrow – the

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  • Published:
    Wednesday 29 June 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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  • Published:
    Friday 24 June 2016

  • Author:
    ThePlanetMark

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    Wednesday 25 May 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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    Thursday 05 May 2016

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    Louise Bateman

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    Wednesday 23 March 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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  • Published:
    Tuesday 15 March 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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    Friday 04 March 2016

  • Author:
    ThePlanetMark

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  • Published:
    Thursday 03 March 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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    Friday 19 February 2016

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    ThePlanetMark

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    Wednesday 17 February 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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    Tuesday 16 February 2016

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    Louise Bateman

  • Planet First event to lift lid on Paris Climate Deal

  • 'Beyond Paris: The Climate Deal and what it means for me', will examine the outcomes of the Paris summit and discuss the next steps businesses can and should be taking. Keynote addresses by Jane Burston, head of Climate and Environment, National Physical Laboratory and member of The Planet Mark Advisory Panel, and Marcus Pearson,

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    Thursday 28 January 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

  • Corporate sustainability and your business in 2015

  • We (yes you as well) are heading into a huge year for corporate sustainability and climate change with news, announcements, legislation, data, decisions and challenges being presented daily. This is why 2015 is the year to take action. Improve corporate sustainability in your organisation. “We definitely face challenges, but

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  • Published:
    Friday 23 January 2015

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    ThePlanetMark

  • Getting to Grips with the Carbon Budget

  • Struggling to understand why you should act on climate change? Take a look at it through the Carbon Budget and open your eyes to why it is not too late to make a difference and why change needs to happen now. Click on the image below to zoom in.

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    Wednesday 26 March 2014

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    Planet First

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