Saturday, April 10, 2021

Ending the sale of new diesel buses under consultation

The Government has launched a consultation proposing ending the sales of new diesel buses in England. Transport is currently the largest contributor to UK domestic...

Second round of Green Recovery Challenge Fund opens

The second round of the Green Recovery Challenge fund will award up to £40 million in grants up to £2 million each to environmental...

Local Authority Treescapes Fund announced

A new funding initiative to increase tree planting and natural regeneration in local communities has been announced by the government, with £2.7m available this...

New research looks at how UK universities tackle their food and flying emissions

New University of Manchester research highlights the various ways UK higher education institutions are beginning to tackle emissions associated with business travel and catering. According...

Interim Office for Environmental Protection set to launch

The new environmental watchdog for England will be launched on an interim basis ahead of its formal establishment as part of the Environment Bill. From...

Cost of water risks to business five times higher than cost of taking action,...

The cost of water risks to business could be over five times greater than the cost of taking action now to address those risks,...

Wales announces new Circular Economy strategy

Welsh Government has published a strategy to support a green recovery in the country by transitioning into a ‘circular economy’, in which resources and...

Number of women on FTSE boards rise by 50% in 5 years, says report

Number of women on FTSE 350 boards has risen from 682 to 1026 in five years, according to a final report from the government-backed...

Wales consults on draft Social Partnership and Public Procurement Bill

The Welsh Government is consulting on a new Social Partnership and Public Procurement (Wales) Bill, which seeks to achieve socially responsible procurement and strengthen...

Sugar in your tank: E10 petrol to be available from September

E10 petrol, a mixture of petrol and ethanol made from materials including low-grade grains, sugars and waste wood, is set to be introduced at...