University of Worcester gets Barclay backing for its sustainable efforts

The university has future plans to install LED lighting, electric vehicle charging points and onsite solar generation

Heriot-Watt University hunts out UK’s best carbon storage sites

A new study will map the geological features of the southern North Sea and assess their carbon storage potential, as well as calculating where leakages may take place

Emissions-intensive sectors ‘not going green fast enough’

New research by the Transition Pathway Initiative suggests businesses across the paper, cement, steel and aluminium industries need to step up action to hit international climate obligations

Heathrow passengers given option to offset flight emissions

A new ‘Flight Footprint Calculator’ on the Heathrow website aims to allow passengers to easily calculate and offset the carbon footprint of their journey

Science-based vs net-zero targets for businesses

In May 2019, the UK government set a net-zero emissions target for 2050. It was the first government to set a net-zero target and is currently grappling with how to reach it.

Brits’ ‘thank you’ emails have a massive carbon footprint

New research reveals more than 64m ‘unnecessary’ emails are sent every day which result in nearly 23,500 tonnes of carbon a year in the UK

Birmingham Airport schedules a net zero arrival for 2033

The organisation has committed to cleaning up its carbon footprint by delivering cleaner airport operations, rather than relying heavily on carbon offsets

Think you’re acting green? Think again…

New research shows there is a dramatic disconnect between the behaviours people think will have a positive impact on the planet and the ones that will actually make the biggest difference

Guest Blog: Duncan Everett and Michael Prager – Who killed Eric the Energy Manager?

In the same stance as who killed Roger Rabbit before you engage the local constabulary. But behind every good opening line is a serious point. In this case what actually is the role of the modern Energy Manager?

MIT develops new way to capture CO2 from the air

Researchers say the process can capture the greenhouse gas at any concentration, whether it is directly from a power plant chimney or from the open air