Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Electoral Reform Society Comment On Richmond By-Election

Electoral Reform Society Comment On Richmond By-Election

Katie Ghose, Chief Executive of the Electoral Reform Society, has responded to the results of the Richmond by-election with the following statements. “In all the excitement...
Sustainable Energy Champion Of The Year Awarded To Bristol Council Energy Officer

Sustainable Energy Champion Of The Year Awarded To Bristol Council Energy Officer

Sustainable Energy Champion of the Year in the South West has been awarded to one of the council’s lead officers for its energy programme. Mareike...
Sustainable Gym Equipment Is Preferred By Consumers

Sustainable Gym Equipment Is Preferred By Consumers

Today marks the announcment by sustainable gym equipment leader, SportsArt, of the results of its 2016 survey on gym sustainability, looking at the preference of...
Cement Sector Still Obstructing EU Climate Policy Says New Research

Cement Sector Still Obstructing EU Climate Policy Says New Research

The European cement industry is not disclosing the financial risks it would face in response to a meaningful price on carbon, while continuing to...
Leading Wildlife And Environment Groups Call For Retention Of Neonic Pesticides Ban

Leading Wildlife And Environment Groups Call For Retention Of Neonic Pesticides Ban

Current EU restrictions on neonicotinoid insecticides must be retained – and extended to all crops - to protect Britain's bees, according to sixteen of the UK’s...
Homebuilder Sustainability Rankings : UK-GBC Responds

Homebuilder Sustainability Rankings : UK-GBC Responds

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has today reacted to the publication of the NextGeneration 2016 benchmark report. The report has assessed and ranked the UK’s...
Move To Renewables For Waitrose, Argos And John Lewis

Move To Renewables For Waitrose, Argos And John Lewis

Today marks an announcement by CNG Fuels of a launch of renewable biomethane fuel, the most cost-effective and lowest-carbon alternative to diesel for heavy...
Research Reveals Local Planning Is Unprepared For Climate Change

Research Reveals Local Planning Is Unprepared For Climate Change

Research from the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) has revealed that the majority of new local plans in England...
FoE Urge London To Follow Other Capitals In Ditching Diesel

FoE Urge London To Follow Other Capitals In Ditching Diesel

By 2025 diesel vehicles will be removed from four capital cities in the C40 group - Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens. The cities...
Germany's G20 Presidency Must Focus On Climate Change And Sustainability

Germany’s G20 Presidency Must Focus On Climate Change And Sustainability

The German Presidency must use the G20 platform to mobilise international cooperation and action on climate change according to Climate Action Network. Decisive action on climate...
Almost One Million Birds At Risk Following Actions Of Spanish Government

Almost One Million Birds At Risk Following Actions Of Spanish Government

The neglect of the Spanish government could place a million migratory birds making their way to the UK at risk. Dredging of the Guadalquivir River, pollution,...
Leader In Inclusive Sustainable Development Applauded By WWF

Leader In Inclusive Sustainable Development Applauded By WWF

The 2016 Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Award has been given to Irina Bokova by the WWF for her significant contributions to conservation. Throughout her distinguished career...
Amazon by mrthompson via flickr

Amazon Deforestation Increasing Again

The Brazilian Government yesterday released data indicating that, since last year, the level of Amazon deforestation has risen by 29%. Brazil is losing control over...
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Passive House Movement Report Assesses The High Performance Buildings Market

A recent report, published by the Pembina Institute, focuses on the reasons behind the rapid growth of Passive House building development. Passive House is a...
At the landfill by Redwin Law via flickr

New Zero Waste To Landfill Certification

The Carbon Trust have released a new certification to award enterprises that successfully achieve ‘zero waste to landfill’. The Carbon Trust Standard for Zero Waste...
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By 2020 Britain Could Have One Million Agency Workers

By 2020 Britain Could Have One Million Agency Workers

Average pay penalty of £430 for the forgotten face of non-traditional employment. The number of agency workers has grown by 30 per cent since 2011,...

Ecotricity Officially Named As One Of Britain’s ‘Most Disruptive Companies’

According to today’s 20th anniversary edition of the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100, Ecotricity is one of Britain’s ‘top 10 most disruptive companies.’ The inaugural...
ET Index Report Underlines Advantages Of Investing In Carbon-Efficient Companies

ET Index Report Underlines Advantages Of Investing In Carbon-Efficient Companies

ET Index Research has revealed in a report launched today that global leaders in carbon reporting have the potential to save the equivalent of Japan’s...