Rising temperatures and southerly winds expected to bring toxic air to large parts of England and Wales on Wednesday
June 20, 2017 — The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has triggered the capital’s emergency air quality alert as soaring temperatures combined with southerly winds are expected to bring dangerously toxic air to large parts of England and Wales on Wednesday. Continue reading London mayor issues emergency air quality alert amid heatwave
Hundreds of activists take control of vast site and bring operations to a halt as part of a coordinated global direct action against fossil fuel companies
May 3, 2016 — Hundreds of environmental activists have invaded the UK’s largest opencast coalmine and halted operations across the vast site. Continue reading Climate protesters invade UK’s largest opencast coalmine
Reclaim the Power says it will use direct action at a dozen international sites in May, including the UK’s largest opencast coal mine in south Wales
March 1, 2016 — Climate activists will use direct action to try to shut down major fossil fuel sites across the world in May, including the UK’s largest opencast coal mine in south Wales.
Continue reading Climate activists threaten to shut down world’s major coal sites
UK experienced a “virtual complete lack of frost” with average temperatures of 8.0°C closer to those normally seen in April or May
January 1, 2016 — England and Wales experienced the least amount of frost ever this month, the Met Office has said, during the warmest December on record.
Continue reading Record lack of frost in England and Wales during warmest December ever