Retrofitting homes in northern England ‘could create 77,000 new green jobs’

IPPR North says the move to decarbonise existing housing stock would also generate 111,000 jobs across the UK’s supply chain by 2035

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust ‘to save £1.4m a year’ with green upgrades

The organisation expects to cut annual carbon emissions by 7,712 tonnes across three key hospitals, serving a population of around 736,700 people

New Rolls-Royce facility in Bristol to develop cleaner and efficient jet engine tech

The composite technology hub will manufacture fan blades and fan cases that are expected to significantly reduce weight in a jet engine, lowering both fuel consumption and emissions

Businesses offered £15m for sustainable and efficient food production

Projects should also have the potential to improve productivity and contribute to the target of net zero emissions from agriculture by 2040

Chicago leads US in energy-efficient office space

Chicago’s percentage of certified green office space increased to 71.1% in 2019, up from nearly 70% last year

World economic growth is becoming much cleaner – and that’s not all

New research published by PwC suggests by 2040, global energy intensity will fall by a further one-third

Finance and green building sectors ‘must work together more closely’

The World Green Building Council says this is vital to grow the energy efficient mortgage market to the point where green finance is available to any borrower in Europe

Could transparent wood be the building block to a cleaner future?

Researchers made the material by removing a light-absorbing component from the cell walls of balsa wood and injecting acrylic and polyethylene glycol

Nearly 500 homes get free gas grid connection

Cadent and Affordable Warmth Solutions are working to connect Bracknell residents to a new gas network

Microsoft sinks sea-cooled data centre off Orkney coast

Project Natick is powered by renewable energy from the European Marine Energy Centre