What are the top five greenest buildings in the world?

This week, ELN’s Top 5 series delves into the greenest buildings in the world – where are they located and what makes them so green?

Government pledges to tackle energy bill ‘loyalty penalty’

It has announced new proposals to trial automatically switching longstanding customers on default energy tariffs to more affordable options

‘More action needed on EV charging if UK is to meet net zero targets’

A new report from the CMA suggests action must be ramped up if the banned sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030 is to go ahead

Oil and gas sector ‘to prevent the world from limiting rising temperatures to 1.5°C’

None of the 100 companies investigated in a new report have committed to ending oil and gas exploration, despite the fact that they are arguably the largest contributors to the global climate emergency

‘The free market is crucial to tackling climate change, not green protectionism’

A new report claims free markets are essential to tackling climate change, as they enable free-flowing information and an increase in green technology and foreign investment in the UK’s low carbon economy

REA: ‘More government action is needed if the UK is to achieve its net zero aims’

The REA’s new report reveals that although progress in decarbonisation has been made, reduced support schemes and a lack of policy have slowed progress

Which Premier League team emits the most carbon?

A new report has collated the data of the distances travelled by last season’s teams and calculated the emissions this has produced in the past five years – who comes out on top?

Non-recyclable items cost taxpayer up to £2m per year

A new study has found that more than half of people recycle items even if they are not sure they can – leading to 18,000 tonnes of waste in North London last year alone

Highways England releases net zero roadmap – but neglects to suggest less driving could help cut emissions

At the heart of its strategy is achieving net zero for its own operations by 2030, delivering net zero road maintenance and construction by 2040 and an aim to ‘support’ net zero travel on its roads by 2050

Climate change has altered the size of human bodies, researchers suggest

They found colder and harsher climates drove the evolution of larger body sizes while warmer climates led to smaller bodies