Sunday, December 4, 2016
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...
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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...
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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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Water For Kids Celebrate Safe Drinking Water For 20 Years

The international charity Water for Kids is celebrating 20 years of supporting communities in low income countries, by helping them access safe drinking water. Water...
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Greenpeace’s Response To Heathrow – Grayling At The EAC

In response to the Environmental Audit Committee's questioning of Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today, Nina Schrank, Transport Campaigner for Greenpeace UK, said - "Despite the...
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New Office in Wakefield Launches The Ecology Consultancy’s Expansion Into The North

The new Northern operation will be the source of expert ecology services for the growing construction and development sector in the region. 30th November 2016: The Ecology...
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Highest Level Of Deforestation In Brazilian Amazon For Eight Years

A backwards step in the conservation of the Brazilian Amazon as deforestation increases by 29%. Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has grown to around 8...
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Campaigners Warn The Energy Directive Is Useless If Large-Scale Bioenergy Is Included

Environmental justice campaigners have warned that the revised Renewable Energy Directive presented by the European Commission today will cause added harm to forests and...
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World Responsible Tourism Awards – Winners Interview Series

Exclusive Interview: Dominique Callimanopulos, Elevate Destinations Founded in 2004, the World Responsible Tourism Awards allow people the chance to celebrate the heroes and share the stories...
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World Responsible Tourism Awards – Winners Interview Series

Exclusive Interview: Simon King, East Africa Safari and Touring Company (EASTCO) Founded in 2004, the World Responsible Tourism Awards allow people the chance to celebrate the heroes...
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...