This report assesses the impact of a more rapid phase out of the sale of internal combustion engine (ICE) cars and vans in the UK. It finds substantial potential economic benefits. It was prepared for Greenpeace by Cambridge Econometrics with support from Element Energy.
This report shares the testimonies of workers in the industry and their perspectives and priorities in the looming energy transition. The survey results show that morale is low amongst the workforce, who feel they are bearing the brunt of an industry in decline. But these workers are willing to retrain and move to new sectors. They want secure and well-paid work that makes use of their skills and experience.
This report documents Greenpeace's investigation of destructive fishing practices within an area which is supposed to be legally protected. Greenpeace investigators also discovered widespread illegal fishing activity in the protected area.
New Greenpeace analysis has found that only five of the UK’s 73 offshore protected areas ‘may be’ progressing towards conservation targets. Just two offshore protected areas have long-term site condition monitoring available - a damning reflection on the government’s failure to properly protect the UK’s waters.
Despite scientific evidence and mounting public pressure, UK supermarkets are putting more plastic on their shelves than ever. This report outlines how supermarkets can achieve a minimum 50% reduction in single-use plastic packaging, purely via reduction and reuse.
Chicken is the most popular meat in the UK. But the soya used as feed is responsible for deforestation in South America, accelerating climate change and biodiversity loss.
The UK government needs to invest money now in order to tackle the climate and nature emergency. This report outlines what that investment could look like.
Practical actions the UK government must take to help avert the climate crisis