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28 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Offshore Windfarms 'Can Provide More Electricity than the World Needs' »
Erecting wind turbines on the world’s best offshore sites could provide more than enough clean energy to meet global elect...
15 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Renewable Electricity Overtakes Fossil Fuels in UK For First Time »
Renewable energy sources provided more electricity to UK homes and businesses than fossil fuels for the first time over th...
15 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CIEH Welcomes Legally Binding Targets For Clean Air But Urges Action to Protect Health »
  Responding to the imminent publication of the Environment Bill, CIEH (Chartered Institute of Environmental Health)...
11 October 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
London Commits to WHO Guidelines for PM2.5 by 2030 »
London mayor Sadiq Khan has joined over 30 city mayors around the world to pledge to reduce fine particulate matter (PM2.5...
26 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Net-zero Not Possible Without Circular Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation Finds »
    Focusing on decarbonising the energy sector alone will not put the world within touching distance of a...
23 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Landmark United in Science report informs Climate Action Summit »
  The world’s leading climate science organizations have joined forces to produce a landmark new report for the...
20 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opportunity to join the LI Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Response Panel »
The Landscape Institute is inviting members with knowledge and expertise in the fields of climate change, resilience and b...
17 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPs New Report: Our Planet, Our Health Highlights Major Climate and Health Crisis in Food System »
In a new report 'Our Planet, Our Health', MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee highlight serious problems in our food...
11 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
COP26: Glasgow to Host UN Climate Change Summit in 2020 »
A major United Nations climate change summit will take place in Glasgow. The UK has won the bid to host the 26th Conf...
10 September 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
RAA to Lead Integrated Urban Drainage Guidance Update »
  Hydraulic modelling specialist Richard Allitt Associates (RAA) has been appointed to take the lead on updating the...
12 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Waterwise Citizen Science Request – How Much Water do You Use Away From Home? »
How much water do we really use a day? We need your help to find out! Waterwise is on a mission to calculate 'out of...
22 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FutureBuild 2020: Call for Speakers »
A fantastic opportunity is now open to contribute to the Knowledge Programme for FutureBuild 2020 (03-05 March). The c...
18 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New interactive tool shows how trees improve air quality »
A leading UK environmental research centre has published a new interactive calculator to raise awareness of how trees can...
18 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How ethical and sustainable are UK universities? »
Gloucestershire, Manchester Metropolitan and Nottingham Trent are among the highest-scoring universities in a new league t...
16 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cleaner air: New pledge to cut levels of pollution to be made law »
The battle for cleaner air was boosted today with a pledge to set a legal ceiling on toxic pollution such as diesel fumes....
08 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chartered Environmentalist to speak at Energy Live News Expo 2019 »
The list of speakers for the Energy Live News Expo 2019 includes Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) Gareth Williams, Head o...
05 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fifth of Farmland Could Be Used to Plant Trees to Hit Carbon Target »
A fifth of land currently used for farming could be transformed into new woodland and forests as part of the government's...
14 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Air Pollution Public Information Platform Launched »
Research shows fewer than one in five people know where to get advice  • 94% think that reducing air pollut...
06 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nearly Half of UK Homes Have High Indoor Air Pollution - New Report »
Nearly half of UK homes have high indoor air pollution as a result of dangerous levels of formaldehyde and other pollutant...
22 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CIRIA launch the 2019 BIG Biodiversity Challenge »
        CIRIA (the Construction Industry Research and Information Ass...
13 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Society welcomes the appointment of Tony Juniper as the new Chair of Natural England »
  Tony Juniper CBE HonFSE CEnv has been appointed as the new Chair of Natural England. Tony is also a Fel...
01 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Prof. Dr. Michael Braungart, Joins International Expert Line Up at Futurebuild’s Waste Zone »
Furthering its commitment to sustainability, Futurebuild’s Waste Zone will play host to over 50 international circular eco...
21 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IEA Market Report: Renewable Energy Development Must Accelerate »
    The International Energy Agency (IEA) have published their Market Report into renewable energy, analys...
16 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Air Pollution Is Making Workers Less Productive: Report »
  Air pollution increases mortality rates, spreads disease, and impairs educational outcomes. It also makes w...
11 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Report Highlights Huge Step Change Needed in SuDS Delivery »
A new report by the Landscape Institute (LI) and Construction Industry Council (CIC) shows that the delivery of Sustainabl...
08 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Diesel Generator Set Future Developments and Alternative Technologies 2019-2029 »
The use of diesel generator sets (gensets) has proliferated over the past decade as the primary choice for reliable mobile...
18 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statistics of the Year 2018: Winners Announced »
This year’s Statistics of the Year announcement has a distinctly environmental theme as statistics relating to plastic was...
18 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Government Announce Landmark Blueprint For Resources and Waste »
Businesses and manufacturers will pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste, under a major new...
12 December 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wind Power Breaks 100% Threshold for Scotland's Electricity Demand »
Wind farms in Scotland generated enough power to account for more than 100% of the country's electricity demand last month...
25 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Defra Consultation on Banning of Plastic Straws, Stirrers and Cotton Buds Closing Soon »
The consultation launched last month  on the potential ban is open until 3 rd December. Defra aim to gather views f...
27 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Construction: Barratt Smashes Emissions Target Seven Years Early »
The UK's largest housebuilder has hit its carbon target seven years early, having seen its operational carbon emissions fa...
26 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Environmental Impact Assessments: New Guidelines for Planning Authorities and An Bord Pleanála »
Mr Eoghan Murphy T.D, Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government on 30 August 2018 published updated guidelines f...
30 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Under Two Weeks Until RWM Opens Its Doors! »
With just under two weeks until the doors of Birmingham’s NEC open to some 22,000 visitors, RWM is shaping up to be exactl...
29 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Defra Hiring New Chair of Natural England »
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) are looking for a new chair for Natural England. Playing a...
28 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Could You be One of Five New Forestry Commissioners for the Forestry Commission? »
Defra and the Forestry Commission is running a campaign to recruit up to five new forestry commissioners. The campaig...

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