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The UK’s high dependency on imported fresh food, coupled with failure to act on climate breakdown, is risking national food security, a committee of MPs has warned. As tensions rise over Brexit and millions protest over climate change, John Barwise assesses what the combined impacts might mean for UK trade and food security.
On 13 August 2019, Wolverhampton Crown Court ordered two firms and its directors to pay around £85,000 in fines and costs and issued suspended sentences for abandoning nearly 2000 tonnes of waste in Dudley in 2016.
Innovation may once have been the product of good luck plus “one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration”. Now it is a strategic element of economic successes that must deliver continuously. Which means that innovation itself is undergoing a make-over, reports Jon Herbert.
In today’s world, “greening” your business usually means focusing on things like recycling, resource efficiency and energy saving. But what about the really green stuff — nature itself? John Barwise explores the options and the benefits of letting a bit of biophilia into your workspace.