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Eating lots of meat is bad for the environment, but we don't know enough about how consumption is changing

Household budget surveys can be used as an indirect measure of food consumption. Credit:LADO/Shutterstock Responsible for roughly a third of the UK’s diet-related carbon emissions, the consumption and production of meat is a substantial contributor to climate change. A report commissioned by the government last year reflects this, finding thatContinue Reading

Why Hoarding Electronics Is So Bad for the Environment

Think for a minute about your personal electronics. No, not the computer or tablet or smartphone that you are using right now. Think instead about all the DVD players, phones, keyboards, chargers, TV remotes, gaming consoles, and MP3 players that are buried in the darkest corners of your closet orContinue Reading

Are NFTs Bad for the Environment in 2022?

Disclaimer: The Industry Talk section features insights from crypto industry players and is not a part of the editorial content of  There is regular media coverage on blockchain networks consuming vast levels of energy. According to recent reports, Bitcoin alone consumes more energy that the entire population of Argentina. Continue Reading

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What happened to your previous mobile phone after you upgraded or replaced it? Did it go in a drawer? A box in the garage, perhaps? Today marks International E Waste Day, with this year’s slogan, “Recycle it all, no matter how small!”, specifically targeting small devices with a high recyclingContinue Reading

Three reasons a weak pound is bad news for the environment

Credit: Dragon Claws / shutterstock The day before new U.K. chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget plan for economic growth, a pound would buy you about $1.13. After financial markets rejected the plan, the pound suddenly sunk to around $1.07. Though it has since rallied thanks to major intervention from the BankContinue Reading

Five Takeaways from the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)

What are sustainability agreements?Existing guidance on sustainability agreements in GermanyRecent practice of Federal Cartel OfficeComment In recent years, calls for guidelines on the assessment of sustainability agreements under antitrust law have increased. The Federal Cartel Office has so far examined such cooperations on a case-by-case basis, without committing itself toContinue Reading