Saturday, May 28, 2022

Exeter Council’s new partnership turns unwanted nets into kayaks

Exeter City Council has entered into a new partnership with Odyssey Innovation Ltd, that will see discarded fishing nets collected in the south west turned...

Derby bids to boost sustainable growth with new manufacture research centre

Derby city leaders have launched a bid for Government funding to establish a new advanced manufacturing research centre in the city, creating 70 jobs...

New sustainable development guide published for councils

The Local Government Association and the UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development have today launched a guide to help councils engage with the United Nations...

Tech that turns Selby’s CO2 into animal feed gets funding boost

A project in Nottingham that converts carbon dioxide into clean animal feed is one of nine agricultural technology initiatives set to benefit from £24...

‘£5.5bn fund needed to level up access to urban green space as part of...

The National Trust, the Mayor of the West Midlands, Sustrans, Create Streets and local council leaders have written to the Prime Minister, urging a...

Zero carbon eco-homes under construction in Oxfordshire

Sovereign Housing Association’s latest development will see nine affordable carbon-zero homes built in Abingdon that come straight from the factory floor. The homes are set...

Pension Schemes Bill with climate at heart moves to House of Commons

The Pension Schemes Bill, bolstering protections for savers and furthering the government’s progress towards net zero greenhouse gas emissions, has cleared its first hurdle...

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...