ASDA criticised for using “climate-damaging” air con systems at some of its stores

The retail giant has installed cooling units using a potent climate-harming refrigerant, an international NGO has claimed

England looks higher for wind power

A Bristol-based company has invested £4 million in the development of the ‘UK’s tallest’ wind turbine

Viridor opens £317m Avonmouth plastics recycling and energy recovery plant

The facility near Bristol has the capacity to process 1.6 billion items of plastic and divert around 320,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from landfill every year

Bristol Clean Air Zone: Online car checker for charges launched

Bristol City Council estimates around 71% of vehicles travelling into the city already meet the zone’s emission standards

Fury over Bristol airport expansion decision

MPs and campaign groups questioned the environmental implications of the expansion

New 32MW battery storage plant fired up near Bristol

Voltalia commissioned the Hallen Battery Energy Storage Scheme, which released its first kWh of electricity on 23rd December 2021

Pupils told to wear warm clothes as school limits its heating use in light of soaring gas prices

Infant school in Bristol reportedly warned parents that it faces bills of more than £30,000 if it won’t take energy saving steps

Food waste-hungry trucks clean up streets in South West

Collected food waste is converted into biomethane fuel for recycling trucks

How can the music industry help the planet?

Massive Attack have teamed up with the University of Manchester to show how festivals and gigs can be changed to mitigate climate change

Sadiq Khan tours ‘nation’s largest’ water source heat pump project

The 3MW water source heat pump will generate heat and hot water for Bristol residents using water from the nearby harbour