Sunday, February 28, 2021

Apprenticeship system is failing people from disadvantaged backgrounds, says report

WORKERS from disadvantaged backgrounds are being left behind by the apprenticeship system, with numbers slumping by more than a third since the introduction of...

Nottingham City Council wins national Climate Champion title

NOTTINGHAM City Council has won the title of Climate Champion in Guardian’s Public Service Awards, in recognition of its plans to be the first...

Green Alliance calls for a national ‘office for carbon removal’

A NEW policy insight by the think tank Green Alliance says that the integrity of current carbon offset schemes is questionable and the only way...

Chair appointed for Sustainability Panel

NEW chairman has been appointed for Electricity North West’s sustainability panel. Todd Holden, the director for Low Carbon at The Growth Company, a North-West based...

Northern Powergrid schedule resilience work in Bradford

NORTHERN Powergrid has announced an updated route and early 2020 schedule of work as part of its £30 million investment to improve the reliability...

Heat from abandoned mines one of green projects to win government backing

RESEARCH and innovation projects across the UK addressing urgent challenges such as climate change and low carbon heating will receive up to £50,000 each...

£15m available for businesses to develop change for greener vehicles

BUSINESSES can apply for a share of £15 million to support the development of zero emission vehicle technologies and a supporting supply chain. The UK...

Leeds launches 25-year tree-planting programme as part of becoming carbon neutral by 2030

A LARGE-SCALE new tree planting initiative, which forms part of Leeds’ programme to make the city carbon neutral by 2030, has been launched today...

New online map lists UK energy testing facilities

Energy Systems Catapult and the Energy Innovation Centre have launched their new online ‘UK Testing Facilities Map’, which allows users to discover testing facilities...

New initiative to create an industry standard of hourly energy certificates

An independent non-profit initiative is developing an industry standard of hourly certificates for consumers to track the source of their energy and understand their...