Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Armed Forces families to be offered more environmentally friendly housing

Thousands of UK Armed Forces families across the UK will have their housing and accommodation improved and more environmentally friendly, thanks to nearly £200-million...

New rules set to further protect blanket bogs

Legislation to prevent the burning of heather and other vegetation on protected blanket bog habitats has been brought forward by the government. The new regulations...

High-profile parents urge PM to place children at the centre of green recovery in...

Over 100 high-profile parents from fashion designer Vivienne Westwood to Lead of Climate Assembly UK Professor Rebecca Willis, urged Britain's government on Sunday to...

Reaching net zero requires a retrofit revamp in UK’s homes, says new report

The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has launched a new paper ‘Getting (retro)fit for net zero’, which focuses on the challenge of retrofitting the...

Government proposals to strengthen protected landscapes announced

Plans to boost nature recovery and safeguard England’s national parks for future generations have been set out. The proposals, which will be subject to consultation,...

Environment Bill further strengthened to tackle storm overflows, government announces

The Environment Bill will be further strengthened with an amendment that will see a duty enshrined in law to ensure water companies secure a...

Finalists revealed in competition to find green homes of the future

Housing Minister Christopher Pincher has announced six finalists in a competition to design the homes of the future. The Home of 2030 competition has encouraged talents...

Water resources charge proposals from April 2022 under consultation

The Environment Agency is seeking views on their proposed charging approach for water resources abstraction and impounding licensing. In the outline of the new consultation,...

Future of business air travel expected to descend up to 40 per cent due...

Majority of business professionals (89%) think that even once restrictions start to lift, their company’s overseas travel in the next few years will be...

WHO updates Air Quality Guidelines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revised its 2005 Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) to decrease the burden of disease that results from exposure...