Category Archives: Climatechange

38 Degrees Flood Relief Fund

Within 24 hours  38 Degrees members had donated just over 100,000 to support victims of the devastating floods with £60,000 distributed to local community charities working with flood-hit communities including: Including:  Norfolk Community Foundation to provide emergency food, clothing and bottle sterilisation … Continue reading

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Air pollution causes 29,000 early deaths a year in the UK

The air we breathe has a direct impact on our health. But the government wants to push through damaging changes which remove the responsibility for local authorities to assess air pollution and declare where it is a problem. If successful, … Continue reading

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Protecting the Blue Loop, 22nd Sept, Kelham Island

Why is the Blue Loop important to Sheffield? (Victoria Wright, School of Animal and Plant Sciences). Diffuse Pollution – Why is it a problem and what can you do about it? (Adam Broadhead, Catchment Science Centre). Non Indigenous Species – … Continue reading

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Engineering Design Issues

A mind map to reflect most of the issues we explored at our Steering Group meeting last Thursday.  A possible theme for this project could focus around media and technology which seems to underpin just about everything including the sustainability agenda.

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