Big British butterflies due to climate change

Butterflies are growing along with global temperatures, a new study shows

Animal loss halves plants’ ability to cope with climate change

The extinction and depletion of mammals has heavily impacted the survival of plants

Natural History Museum part of consortium to make lithium in the UK

Two projects in Cornwall and Scotland are claimed to be at the forefront of the UK’s battery industry

Natural History Museum declares planetary emergency

The museum has outlined a new biodiversity strategy up to 2031 and set a science-based carbon reduction target to limit global warming to 1.5°C

Natural History Museum exhibits £54k annual energy savings

  The Natural History Museum has renewed a 10-year Energy Performance Contract (EPC) with Veolia after it saved hundreds of thousands of pounds on its energy bills. Around 1,500 tonnes of carbon emissions have also been offset annually since its partnership with the waste management firm’s specialist subsidiary Veolia-Cynergin in 2004. The company helped the […]

Natural History Museum hits decade of energy evolution

The Natural History Museum has celebrated the tenth anniversary of its tri-generation energy scheme. The combined cooling, heating and power scheme, which also supplies the Victoria and Albert Museum, has delivered around £11 million of energy savings and cut carbon emissions by more than 15,000 tonnes since it was set up by Vital Energi a decade ago. The […]