Saturday, April 10, 2021

Consultation focuses on amending the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation

A consultation proposing altering the Renewable Transport Fuels Obligation (RTFO) for greater carbon savings by revised renewable targets, recycled carbon and non-biological fuel amounts,...

Ministry of Defence publishes roadmap for UK Defence to combat climate change

The Ministry of Defence has published its roadmap to becoming more resilient and sustainable in the face of global climate change. Following a report by...

New scheme to help local transport authorities to introduce zero-emission buses

A new multimillion-pound scheme for local transport authorities to roll out zero-emission buses has announced dates for expressions of interest. Up to £120 million is...

New inquiry examines how the construction industry can become net zero-ready

The Environmental Audit Committee has launched a new inquiry that considers the sustainability of the built environment. A significant amount of construction is expected in...

Environment Bill reforms to boost recycling and tackle plastic pollution under consultation

The government has launched two new consultations on reforms that could be introduced in the upcoming Environment Bill. Firstly, the government is seeking views on...

NHS Wales unveils decarbonisation plan

A decarbonisation plan to tackle climate change has been published today for NHS Wales. 'The Decarbonisation Strategic Delivery Plan for NHS Wales' sets out proposals...

Scotland launches latest round of peatland restoration funding

Farmers, landowners and land managers across Scotland can now access a £22 million fund to undertake peatland restoration projects. This is the next stage of...

World Water Day 2021

Today is World Water Day, which celebrates water, raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water and takes action...

Waste Prevention Programme plans unveiled while Scotland launches new recycling fund on Global Recycling...

Plans to reduce waste have been unveiled on Global Recycling Day, including proposals for new measures that aim to ramp up action on fast...

Government unveils new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy

A blueprint to deliver the world’s first low-carbon industrial sector and over £1 billion to cut emissions from industry, schools and hospitals has been...