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Car Fuel

6th August 2020

Proposed petrol station in Thirsk contradicts Hambleton local plan

Friends of the Earth is calling on M&S, Costa Coffee – which is owned by Coca-Cola – and McDonald’s to withdraw from a tie-up with oil giant BP to build a new service station, where they will all have a presence, on the edge of the town...

Tasmin Lockwood

Northern Echo

Guardian headline.jpg

2nd February 2021

Economics' failure over destruction of nature presents ‘extreme risks’

The world is being put at “extreme risk” by the failure of economics to take account of the rapid depletion of the natural world and needs to find new measures of success to avoid a catastrophic breakdown, a landmark review has concluded...

Larry Elliot & Damian Carrington

The Guardian

8th February 2021

Join our Green Britain revolution: Let's give UK economy £21BILLION boost

The Daily Express is calling on Boris Johnson to show world leadership on the issue in the run-up to the G7 summit in Cornwall in June and the crunch Cop 26 climate change summit in Glasgow in November.

Our “Green Britain Needs You” campaign has already won the backing of the bosses of the biggest green groups who between them represent well over eight million members.

Patrick Greenfield

The Guardian

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