New York City says it will ban all construction in NYC’s most polluted areas, except in the heart of the city, citing a new study

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced he will ban the construction of any new homes in parts of the East Village, including Manhattan’s Brooklyn Bridge, the Upper East Side, and parts of Lower Manhattan.“These areas have become known for their vulnerability to climate change and extreme weather events,” he said.“We can’t ignore the […]

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Scotland’s climate change targets are ‘dangerous’ to businesses

The SNP government has announced a new environmental protection target, which is “dangerous” to businesses and is a “complete waste of time and money”, Environment Secretary Keith Brown said.In a speech in Edinburgh on Thursday, Mr Brown said Scotland’s new target, introduced in 2017, would “force Scotland to abandon our current approach to protecting the […]

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