Exotic plants start growing in UK due to climate change

Avocadoes, figs and bananas have become fruits of this summer’s labour

Tesco expects ‘major’ carbon savings with peat-free pledge

The supermarket aims to reduce its peat use by nearly 9,000 cubic metres a year, which would cut the carbon footprint of the products by more than 1,200 tonnes of CO2 equivalent annually

UK peat use blamed for millions of tonnes of ‘avoidable’ carbon dioxide

Peat extraction in 2020 alone could release up to 880k tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, new study finds

New £17.5m fund launched to promote sustainable farming

The government programme is looking to grow technologies and ideas that will help the sector reach net zero