Saturday, May 28, 2022

Local leaders and UKIB — a roadmap to Net Zero: UK100 CEO shares thoughts...

In this thought piece, Polly Billington, the founder and CEO of UK100, the only network of climate ambitious local authorities in the UK, tells...

ICON’s Chris Stratton takes a closer look at British Energy Security Strategy

Following the publication of the much-anticipated British Energy Security Strategy, Chris Stratton, ICON's Policy & External Affairs Manager examines different aspects of the government...

On wondrous trails of greenspace – access to nature in the UK through the...

In this opinion piece, ICON's reporter/researcher Ida Vaisanen takes a look at inclusivity of greenspace from her native cultural perspective.   Since I started working in...

Unlocking net zero solutions by coupling energy networks

To achieve a net zero future, planners and operators should consider leveraging the opportunities that lie at the intersection of energy networks, Carlo Brancucci,...

How sustainable is the production of electric cars?

In this thought piece, Paul Preston takes a look at the sustainability of different elements relating to electric vehicle production. Paul is a freelance...

A Merry Different Christmas

To celebrate Christmas, ICON's reporter/researcher Ida Vaisanen steps away from news momentarily to share her festive thoughts with our readers.   Whether or not you celebrate...

Net zero is a transition step, not the end point, GHD Vice President tells...

"We all need to start thinking about a net-negative future", Tej Gidda, Vice President and Future Energy Global Leader at GHD, tells ICON in...

World Habitat Day 2021

Today is the United Nations' World Habitat Day, with this year's theme focusing on 'Accelerating urban action for a carbon-free world.' First celebrated in 1986...

Sustainable Gastronomy Day 2021

Today is Sustainable Gastronomy Day, an annual United Nations' observance day dedicated to celebrating seasonal ingredients and producers as well as preserving wildlife and...

World Bee Day 2021

Today is the fourth annual observance of the World Bee Day. The 20th of May celebration of bees was adopted by United Nations to...