Tuesday, July 5, 2022

“Landmark” building safety legislation draft published today

Ministers have declared that the “landmark” piece of legislation will deliver the most comprehensive building safety reforms for nearly 40 years. It will provide the legal...

Welsh Government launches new peatland strategy

The management and renewal of Wales’ peatlands has been outlined in a new programme published by the Welsh Government. The National Peatlands Action Programme seeks...

Iceland aims for net zero by 2042

Iceland has announced that it has reduced its operational carbon footprint by nearly three quarters (74%) since 2011, aiming to be carbon neutral by...

Suffolk County Council aims to become net zero by 2030

Suffolk County Council aims to lead the way with a range of activities and policy changes to support its ambition of being a ‘net...

UK’s largest new city centre green space to be created in Leeds

LEEDS City Council has secured more than £18m from the government’s Getting Building Fund to deliver three regeneration projects that will boost economic growth...

Primark launches nationwide clothes recycling programme

Primark has announced the roll-out of its nation-wide recycling programme, inviting customers to donate their pre-loved clothes, textiles, footwear and bags from any brand. Collection...

Warrington launches UK’s second-ever local government green bond

Warrington has launched the UK’s second local government green bond as part of its plans to become Britain’s first carbon-neutral town. Warrington Borough Council is...

Anglian Water launches new sustainable finance framework to cut down company’s carbon footprint

Anglian Water has launched a Sustainable Finance Framework which will underpin the delivery of its capital programme for 2020-2025. Under this Framework the water company...

New report estimates mental health benefits of visiting UK woodlands at £185m

Visits to the UK’s woodlands boost mental health and are estimated to save £185 million in treatment costs annually, a 'landmark' report published by...

Applications to help shape COP26 open today

Applications have opened today to help shape the COP26 venue in Glasgow ahead of the world's leaders coming together for crucial climate change talks...