Saturday, April 10, 2021

A Somerset Council unveils first social housing plan in 20 years

Mendip District Council in Somerset has unveiled plans to provide much-needed social housing across the district. The scheme, the first for two decades, promises to...

Manchester scientists see COVID-19 as historic moment for UK’s environmental future

A group of University of Manchester academics are imploring policy-makers to use the UK’s post-pandemic recovery as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lead a positive...

New EU budget not green enough, says think tank

The EU’s budget proposal fails to honour the climate protection commitments made by Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, according to energy think tank...

Suffolk County Council aims to become net zero by 2030

Suffolk County Council aims to lead the way with a range of activities and policy changes to support its ambition of being a ‘net...

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...

Inquiry considers nature-based ways to protect UK’s biodiversity from climate change

The Environmental Audit Committee has launched a new inquiry that will consider how best to protect and enhance biodiversity while considering nature-based solutions to...

Aldi to remove two billion pieces of plastic by 2025

Aldi has announced an ambitious new commitment to reduce the volume of plastic packaging used by 50% by 2025. The new commitment will see the...

ICON on Demand: Sarah Divall talks about creating sustainable change in her ICON webinar

Last week Sarah Divall from the environmental charity Hubbub sat down with us in a webinar about changing our attitudes towards a more sustainable...

O2 set to become UK’s first net zero mobile network

O2 has unveiled its plans to become the first Net Zero mobile network by 2025. The UK network will also implement more ambitious carbon reduction...

More than 100 sites unveiled for Flexibility tender

UK Power Networks has launched the country's largest-ever tender for flexibility services for 115 sites where renewable energy can boost network capacity and significantly...