Monday, August 3, 2020

Swindon’s 28,000 street lights to be converted to LED lanterns

SWINDON Borough Council has partnered up with SSE Enterprise Contracting (SSEC) have a begun a scheme due for completion in November 2021, will see 28,000...

£5,000 insulation vouchers part of upcoming green package

A £3 billion green package with grants for homeowners and the public sector to improve energy efficiency will be unveiled by Rishi Sunak as...

New report: ‘Britain should create a Green Infrastructure Bank to tackle pandemic recovery and...

BRITAIN can build a bridge between recovering from the pandemic and avoiding climate change by creating a Green Infrastructure Bank, according to a new Banking...

New research ‘could help UK households cut bills through sustainable practices’

A REAL-WORLD research project by Kingston University which set up energy ‘living labs' to challenge the energy consumption practices of householders, is set to...

‘Every renewable gigawatt installed in Scotland creates 1,500 jobs and £133 million to economy’

NEW figures show the economic boost available if government uses renewable energy to pursue a green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Every gigawatt of renewable...

Sheffield scientists ‘could help government achieve UK’s net-zero carbon target’

UNIVERSITY of Sheffield is leading a £7.25 million project to create new sustainable carbon-based materials for use in technologies that use light, including solar...

Gas cooker exposure can lower blood pressure, study finds

THE STUDY, published recently in Circulation Research and led by a team from King’s College London, has investigated how nitrogen dioxide can impact the cardiovascular...

Nearly £10m funding boost to help improve water quality in Wales

NEARLY £10m of capital funding will be used in 2020-21 to improve water quality across Wales and also tackle water pollution issues from abandoned...

IPPR: Planning and housing plans that ‘fall woefully short’ of what is needed

A NEW research report by Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) revealed that coronavirus is intensifying housing affordability issues, with one in five now...

‘It’s not enough to just clap for our carers, we need to change practices...

RESEARCHERS from King’s College London Business School have published a paper urgently calling for a new deal for health and care employees that acknowledges...