Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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...

Hundreds of school improvement projects granted funding

FUNDING has been allocated for 580 building projects at academies, sixth form colleges and voluntary aided schools in England to transform facilities and improve...

Commitment to protect 30% of UK’s land by 2030 to be announced today

The Prime Minister is committing to protect 30% of the UK’s land by 2030, as he is set to sign the Leaders Pledge for...

Plans in place for the UK’s first net zero commercial building

Landsec is progressing plans for what aims to be the UK’s first net zero carbon commercial building. The Forge, previously known as 105 Sumner St,...

New collaboration helps build zero emissions ferries

A Belfast Maritime Consortium led by Artemis Technologies with Ulster University has won a £33 million UK Government innovation grant to develop zero emissions...

China pledges to become carbon neutral by 2060

China, the world's biggest emitter of CO2, has made a historic pledge to become carbon neutral in 2060. The announcement was made by the Chinese...

Signs of wasted food in UK homes on the rise as lockdown eases

The easing of lockdown measures could see increased levels of wasted food in the UK, warns new research. Conducted by WRAP in June, the research...

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...

Green Recovery Capacity Building Scheme opens for environmental organisations in Wales

The Green Recovery Capacity Building Scheme is a new £920,000 revenue grant scheme to increase capacity within the environmental non-governmental organisation (eNGO) sector. The scheme...

The UK’s first local government green bond raises £1 million for West Berkshire council

The UK’s first ever local government green bond, for West Berkshire District council, has closed after reaching its £1 million target five days early. 22%...