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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...
16 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Why the Times are a Changin' in Marine Electrification »
The marine industry is at a turning point: vessel owners and operators are increasingly attracted to the value propositi...
23 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Landmark week of Action to Celebrate Clean Growth Announced »
Working in partnership with business and civil society, the UK government is introducing the first ever Green GB Week – an...
25 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Green Gown Awards 2018 - Entry Deadline Looming »
The Awards have become established as the most prestigious recognition of environmental best practice within the further a...
14 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Science and SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists »
The prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a...
10 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Liverpool to Eliminate Diesel from its Fleet »
None of Liverpool City Council’s vehicles serving the city centre will be diesel-powered next year, with the pledge extend...
28 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drinks Bottles and Can Deposit Return Scheme Proposed »
People in England will soon have to pay a deposit when they buy drinks bottles and cans in a bid to boost recycling and cu...
16 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Appointments to National Park Authority and AONB Conservation Boards »
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs are seeking new Secretary of State members for the National Park Au...
14 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HS2 Awarded UK's First BREEAM Infrastructure Certificate »
HS2 has become the UK's first infrastructure project to be awarded a BREEAM Infrastructure Scheme Certificate for its sust...
01 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Honorary Fellow of the Society, Prince Charles – Plastics Challenge Is “Extremely Grave & Urgent” »
HRH The Prince of Wales said the current challenge with plastics is “extremely grave and urgent” at a meeting of the Inter...
01 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Water UK Drinking Water Refill Initiative Announced »
New national drinking water scheme by water companies to cut plastic bottle use by millions People will be able to...
26 January 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Claire Perry Makes Two Announcements & Airponix Win at Rushlight Awards 2017-18 »
With the Republic of Korea Ambassador to London, Joonkook Hwang, in attendance, Claire Perry, Minister of State for Energy...

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