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

Nearly 44% of GDP in cities around the world ‘is at risk of disruption from nature loss’

Nearly $31 trillion is at risk from the exponential growth of built environment, a new report finds

Government unveils new green building rules

Homes, offices and shops need to produce around 30% fewer emissions than current standards

Don’t demolish, retrofit!

That’s the claim of engineers who believe government should set more ambitious targets to decarbonise the construction sector

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?

Miles Macadam sets carbon neutral goal for end of 2020

The surfacing firm said it will also endeavour to help its clients offset their own emissions

UK’s cement industry slashes emissions by a quarter since 1998

A new report says the reduction in emissions was achieved largely due to businesses improving their energy efficiency credentials, using alternative feedstocks and utilising more renewable energy sources

Built Environment Sector Deal: Government opens formal negotiations

The negotiation process will maintain core objectives, which include promoting clean growth and supporting the sector’s transition to low carbon

New framework to enable transition to net zero carbon buildings

It aims to build consensus in the industry on the approach to decarbonising buildings