Saturday, June 19, 2021

Fourth Woodland Carbon Guarantee auction dates announced

Farmers and land managers across England are encouraged to apply for the Woodland Carbon Guarantee scheme by 9th of July, ahead of the next...

Environment Agency unveils plan to protect the nation from flooding that climate change brings

A new plan to better protect and prepare millions of homes and businesses to the risk of flooding that the climate emergency will bring...

Oils, food waste and algae to power RAF jets under new Ministry of Defence...

Algae, alcohol and household waste will power RAF fighter jets under new Ministry of Defence (MOD) plans to slash carbon emissions. Aircraft including F-35s, Typhoons...

Sewage pollution incidents threaten UK water quality, new report claims

A new environmental report released by ocean conservation charity Surfers Against Sewage claims water companies are 'routinely' discharging untreated sewage into UK waters. The 2020...

ESG disclosure never been more pervasive globally, says new report

A new report assessing the regulatory landscape for sustainability reporting has found that environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure has never been more pervasive...

MPs launch new inquiry on government tree-planting targets

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee is set to investigate whether the Government will be able to meet its new goal...

New licensing scheme that protects newts rolled out in Cambridgeshire

A district-level licensing scheme making it easier for developers to protect threatened populations of great crested newts is being rolled out in Cambridgeshire. Natural England’s...

New online hub involves Lambeth residents to council’s climate action

As part of their journey to become carbon neutral, Lambeth Borough Council in London has launched a new online Climate Action Hub, which allows...

Higher proportion of affordable homes in new starts and completions statistics

Housing programmes delivered by Homes England saw an overall increase in starts and completions in 2019-20 compared to the previous year, according to new...

Consultation launched on Green Paper that seeks to transform public procurement

A consultation has been launched by the Cabinet Office regarding the Green Paper, which seeks to simplify public procurement in the UK following EU...