Economy

An award of £7m is offered for those willing to work on eradicating common problems with sustainable plastic packaging

The Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) competition is offering up to £7 million in funding for business-led research and development projects into solving the sustainability of plastics. The SSPP hopes that these ambitious, bold teams will develop a circular economy solution which can then be applied worldwide!   UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) new Smart …

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Ageing vehicles in the UK are living long enough to receive a pension

With the average age of UK vehicles now reaching 8.4 years old, it’s no wonder that progress toward net zero commitments is at risk!   A new report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) suggests that as car ownership has become more affordable over recent decades, Brits are increasingly opting to buy …

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The Queen’s Speech at State Opening of Parliament promises environmental reform

The Queen has delivered her speech to open this session of Parliament today unveiling a new programme of legislation which will ‘level up’ opportunities across the country and hope to give power back to local areas.   The Environment Bill, one of the 30 laws that ministers intend to pass in the coming year has been …

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Zimbabwe to get 50mw of electricity from joint venture – The Zimbabwe Mail

The project would be ready in the next two months, the government-controlled Herald newspaper, reports. A joint venture coal-fired power station built by Chinese investors and their Zimbabwean counterparts in Hwange will see the feeding of 50 Megawatts (mw) of power into the African country’s national grid soon. An official of the company said on …

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CONGRESS: Cancel Student Debt to Stimulate the Economy | MoveOn

The Coronavirus pandemic is a health crisis like we have never seen before, and it is colliding with the economic crisis of this generation – student loan debt. Lost wages and medical costs will impact families across the country for weeks, months, and years to come. Adding the persistent burden of student debt is a …

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