Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Government responds to ‘Pension stewardship and COP26’-report

The Work and Pensions Committee has published the Department for Work and Pension's response to its report on the Government’s approach to ensuring pension...

Scottish Government responds to Climate Assembly recommendations

The Scottish Government has set out how it is embracing the findings of Scotland’s Climate Assembly to help shape the country’s approach to net...

Northern Ireland publishes research on transport changes needed to help tackle the climate emergency

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced the publication of four research projects commissioned by her Department as part of its input to the Executive’s...

New framework to support local authorities to meet net zero targets with building renovation

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), together with the World Green Building Council, several European Green Building Councils, Climate Alliance and the Buildings Performance...

Suburban gardens, parks and allotments key for hedgehogs’ survival in Greater London, according to...

Conservation scientists at ZSL (Zoological Society London) have used data collected by the general public in Greater London to map out the best places for hedgehogs to live in the capital. Due...

Brand new species of carbon-cutting hardwood trees to be planted in the UK

Carbon Plantations Ltd, a new business backed by Aether Energy Ltd, has received regulatory approval from the Forestry Commission for what is described as...

Plans to phase out the use of peat in the amateur horticulture sector under...

Plans to ban the use of peat in horticulture in England and Wales by the end of this Parliament have been set out by...

Inquiry to examine effect of Government fuel policy across all transport modes

The Transport Committee is to examine the effect of Government fuel policy on connectivity, capacity and sustainability across all transport modes, including motor vehicles,...

Scotland’s deposit return scheme to launch in August 2023

The UK’s first deposit return scheme will go live across Scotland on 16 August 2023, the Scottish Government has announced. This follows an independent review,...

New homes in England to produce nearly a third less carbon under new government...

New homes and buildings in England will have to produce 'significantly' less CO2 under new rules announced by the government to help the country...