Saturday, May 28, 2022

£2 million fund launched for local action on air quality

The government has announced the latest round of funding for local projects to improve air quality across England. Local Authorities can bid for a portion...

Homeowners and landlords able to view savings available under new Green Homes Grant scheme

Homeowners and landlords can now see for themselves how the government’s new Green Homes Grant scheme can help make their homes warmer and more...

Plastic bag charge extended to all retailers and increased to 10p from April 2021

The Government has confirmed today that the plastic carrier bag charge will be extended to all retailers and increased to 10p from April 2021. Since...

UK space projects that boost global sustainable development receive £3.4m funding

The UK Space Agency has announced £3.4 million of new funding for ten projects that back UK academics using space to tackle global development...

John Lewis launches furniture rental scheme with hopes to encourage ‘more sustainable choices’

John Lewis Partnership trials a furniture scheme with a circular twist as it partners with world's largest product rental marketplace Fat Llama to launch a...

British High Commission gives £10,000 to Mauritian Wildlife Foundation after oil spill

The British High Commission has provided £10,000 to the Mauritian Wildlife Foundation in response to the oil spill the grounding of the MV Wakashio...

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...

Finalists revealed in competition to find green homes of the future

Housing Minister Christopher Pincher has announced six finalists in a competition to design the homes of the future. The Home of 2030 competition has encouraged talents...

Government sets out legally-binding targets to help ‘build back greener’

The government has set out how it will use legally-binding targets under its Environment Bill to combat the environmental and climate challenges our society...

UK pension providers must assess and report on risks posed by climate change in...

New plans seeking to ensure that pension providers must consider the risk of climate change on their investments have been unveiled by the government. The...