AFC Energy and Mace team up to green construction sites

Diesel generators will be replaced by hydrogen fuel cell alternatives to drive down emissions

Are Covid vaccines making world’s sand shortage worse?

Experts warn some places already run out of sand, a commodity used in the production of vaccine glass vials

Lower Thames Crossing emissions figures released in Freedom of Information request

Environmentalists claim the proposed tunnel project is at odds with Boris Johnson’s pledge to cut the UK’s emissions by 68% against 1990 levels by 2030

Five new circular economy centres backed with £22.5m government funding

They will explore how reusing waste materials in the textiles, construction, chemical and metal industries could deliver environmental benefits

UK’s Carbon8 to deploy carbon capture tech at Dutch waste to energy plant

The pilot project will run at AVR’s energy from waste plant at Duiven, 120 kilometres east of Rotterdam

Landsec targets ‘groundbreaking’ net zero carbon building in ‘UK first’

The property developer has set a goal to become a net zero carbon business by 2030

EDF opens new engineering design centre to support Hinkley nuclear construction

The UK EPR Design Centre in Bristol is expected to help drive efficiency and productivity at Hinkley Point C

‘Government must remove VAT on retrofits and help digitalise construction sector’

A new report by Green Alliance calls on the government to support digital technologies to help the sector recover and drive towards net zero

EU bank lends €250m for green homes in Paris

It says the new finance will help create 2,580 energy efficient new homes and generate 5,000 new jobs in Paris

Sweden’s tallest wooden tower ‘saves 550 tonnes of CO2’

The record-breaking solid-timber landmark which is nine floors high, uses high-precision technology involving solid timber with glued laminated elements that result in air-tight and energy-efficient construction