Farmland capable of growing 250k tonnes of vegetables a year wiped out by new builds

Nearly 300,000 homes and large renewable energy projects have been built on prime farmland, according to a report

Cement sector’s CO2 emissions ‘doubled in 20 years’

Last year, emissions from making cement accounted for more than 7% of the global carbon dioxide emissions, according to a report

The Carbon Column – Rome wasn’t built in a day

In this post I discuss embodied carbon in the built environment. Were Roman building methods more sustainable than today?

Skyscrapers made of cabbage leaves and orange peel?

Scientists have found a new method to create cement from food scraps

UK energy services firm Wood sells consulting unit for $1.9bn

Canada-based firm WSP has bought the business

Plans announced for UK’s first net zero cement plant

It will be based in North Wales, with hope of becoming operational by 2027

How is energy efficiency impacting homebuyers?

With energy bills on the rise, sustainability has become even more critical to prospective buyers

City buildings ‘on track to meet negative emissions carbon targets’

Commercial buildings at Square Mile are the largest contributors to carbon emissions, according to new research

Will wooden skyscrapers change London city skyline?

Planning authorities are reportedly looking to relax rules over tall wooden buildings

Scottish Government invests £8.7m in green infrastructure projects

One of the projects will be a district heat network using heat from a waste water treatment works