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Posts about reducing and managing the impacts of climate change

Introducing the Polder2C’s Project: a living lab to test climate response strategies

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experiments being carried out on flood embankment

Climate change is already affecting the countries bordering the southern North Sea and English Channel. Known as the 2 seas region, we need to proactively adapt and protect the area from rising sea levels and heavy storms which are occurring …

Carbon offsetting: reviewing the evidence

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lowland bog under blue sky

The Environment Agency has published research examining various carbon offsetting approaches and the challenges and opportunities they present. Dr Lydia Burgess-Gamble, Principal Scientist with the Environment Agency reviews the research, describing it as the Environment Agency’s first step in developing …

The Environment Agency Pension Fund goes net zero

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woodland with bluebells

The Environment Agency’s £4 billion Pension Fund has committed to reach net zero by 2045 and halve emissions by 2030. This commitment is part of its ongoing work to significantly reduce the emissions from the 2,000 companies that the Fund invests in, directly supporting the UK’s Green Finance Strategy and the UK’s plans for COP26.

Green finance - funding environmental projects now is essential to tackle climate change in future

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grassy bank in front of river

By Anna Bond, Green Finance Manager This weekend the UK and UN will host the Climate Ambition Summit to mark 5 years since the Paris Agreement by bringing countries together (virtually) to talk about the future action needed to tackle …