Articles by Charles Ffoulkes
Scientists provide a stark warning on the future of our climate in a new report by the IPCC
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a new report this week that presents the latest understanding on the physical science basis of climate change. The report summarises the views and consensus of the world’s leading climate scientists on the physical science basis for future climate change, highlighting…
Inadequate policies holding the UK back from tackling Climate Change
The Climate Change Committee’s climate advisers praise the Government for making historic climate promises and policies in the past year; however, it has been too slow and inadequate to follow these with the delivery of meaningful action.
New Carbon Budget outlines the UK’s pathway to Net Zero
The Climate Change Committee (CCC) submitted its Sixth Carbon Budget advice to the UK government on 9 December 2020. A carbon budget is a cap on the amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) emitted in the UK over a five-year period.
Insects as an alternative novel protein for animal feed
There has been a rising demand in recent years for ingredients that are high in protein for livestock and aquaculture feed. However, frequently used ingredients such as soybean meal and fishmeal are shown to be having notable environmental impacts, such as deforestation and depletion of fish stocks.
The role of woodland and agroforestry to meet Net Zero
Land is a critical natural resource, and how it’s used and managed is vital to the UK’s ability to deliver emissions reductions and improve resilience to the effects of climate change. A key response to achieving Net Zero emissions – both within the UK and globally – is to…
What the Budget 2020 means for Net Zero and the environment
The highly anticipated Budget 2020 was delivered by Government yesterday. The document outlines future spend across all parts of the UK economy, with a particular underlying focus on the transition to a Net Zero emissions economy by 2050.