UK Plastic Packaging Tax, April 2022

Beginning 1st April 2022, The UK Government and HMRC are introducing The Plastic Packaging Tax which will apply a £200 per tonne tax on all liable plastic packaging components manufactured or imported into the UK. There are some exceptions to the tax such as where a minimum of 30% of product weight is made up…

How great a threat is climate change to human health, and why?

Climate change is perhaps the most complex issue facing modern society, affecting every aspect of human life, including health. There will be beneficial health impacts from milder winters which could help to reduce the winter-time peak in deaths. Hotter than average summers could also help to limit disease-transmitting mosquito populations, for example. However, scientists agree…

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