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U.K. Government Sued Over Air Pollution Levels

ClientEarth, which describes itself as a group of activist lawyers committed to a cleaner planet, is suing the U.K. government over what it…

Migrate Another Day: Brexit and the Migration Process

Mihai Sebe, a Romanian political scientist, takes a look at how Brexit will affect free movement between the U.K. and EU -- and…

The U.K.’s Refugee Integration Curse

A social-impact startup is out to solve the U.K.'s refugee integration problem with tea.

Obama May Struggle to Ink European Trade Deal Post-Brexit

International trade deals are never easy. Still, figuring out who is on first and second base post-Brexit adds a whole new dimension to…

Interview: The Impact of Brexit on a Sustainable Future

“Brexit could potentially represent a great risk or a great opportunity to both the EU and to Britain,” says Christian Felber, author of…

Britain Still Has an Important Choice to Make

Will we see a future in which Britain turns inward and sees a down-turn in the economy, living standards and environmental improvements? Or…

Food Waste Increased At British Supermarket Chain Tesco

Tesco, the only British grocery chain to publish annual data on food waste in its operations, noted a 2,000-ton uptick this year.

Responsibility, Transparency and Customer Engagement Are Keys to Marks & Spencer’s Success

Marks and Spencer, which operates over 1,000 stores across the United Kingdom and three continents, makes the case that customers should be at…

Big Tobacco is Losing Ground in Europe

Tobacco companies will soon face new regulations in the U.K., and a French insurance company announced it would stop investing in the industry…

The Royal Society Launches GMO Guide for U.K. Consumers

The Royal Society, which for 356 years has covered everything from farming to ethics to climate change, explored what it says are the…

Mars, Inc. U.K. Operations to Run on 100 Percent Renewables

Food giant Mars announced it has entered into a partnership with Eneco Wind U.K. to buy electricity from Scotland's Moy Wind Farm for…

EasyJet Founder’s Discount Food Store: A Symptom of London’s Growing Poverty?

Located in the London neighborhood of Park Royal, EasyFoodStore stocks only 76 white-label items. Classic British treats such as chicken curry, digestive biscuits,…

U.K. Moves Backward After COP21, Cuts Solar Subsidies

In the aftermath of COP21, we need to shift rapidly to renewables in order to meet the goals set in the Paris Outcome.…

Tinder Now Swiping Away for Organ Donation Awareness

Over the next two weeks, the dating app Tinder will partner with the National Health Service (NHS) to raise awareness about organ donations…

Launch of U.K. B Corp Movement Prompts Debate About Future of Corporations

The B Corp movement focuses on embedding a social purpose within a company’s DNA. As this movement gathers momentum, it highlights the need…
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