BEIS and IFC seek innovative sustainable cooling solutions

With 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions coming from cooling, new solutions are critically needed to address the climate footprint of growing demand

UK targets 65% municipal recycling waste by 2035

The Circular Economy Package also aims to have no more than 10% of municipal waste going to landfill during the same period

Plastic bag sales in England plunge 95% since 5p charge

Latest figures reveal Asda, Marks and Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, The Co-operative Group, Tesco and Waitrose sold 322m less bags last year

Coronavirus outbreak shuts Hinkley Point C supply site in Bristol

All workers at the Balfour Beatty facility are now said to be self-isolating and contact tracing is underway

Met Office: Climate change ‘exerting increasing impact on UK’

All the top 10 warmest years for the UK from 1884 have occurred since 2002

COP26: Four researchers chosen to build scientific evidence ahead of summit

They will engage with the international climate negotiations ahead of the climate change conference in Glasgow next year

Ofgem vows to turn streets green and prepare Britain for a ‘rewire’

Ofgem predicts surge in up to 11 million EVs by 2030 and increased demand for heat pumps

Aceleron secures £2m to drive reusable battery solutions

The company’s circular economy approach is designing waste out of the battery manufacturing process

Landsec targets ‘groundbreaking’ net zero carbon building in ‘UK first’

The property developer has set a goal to become a net zero carbon business by 2030

‘More than 1,300 locations in the UK still breaching air pollution limits’

Exposure levels up to 144% above the annual average air target, according to Friends of the Earth