Environmental R&D and Innovation Centre launched in Brighton

A new research, development and innovation centre has been set up at Plus X Brighton by regional highways construction leader Roadways. The Mayor of Brighton & Hove, Coun. Alan Robins, declared the centre officially open...

UK’s First Hydroponic Hop Farm relocates to Mid Wales

Since the craft beer boom, the demand for hops has exploded. At one point, the average homebrewer was faced with a limited choice of hops as craft and commercial breweries were first in line...

FREE WEBINAR ANNOUNCED IN ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate resilience experts, Climate Sense, and water industry training provider, Learning & Development Associates (L&DA), have announced a free webinar on adaptation to climate change following the launch of their new qualifications. The first step...

HELP AT HAND FOR ORGANISATIONS SEEKING TO BUILD CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE

An international authority on mitigating the effects of climate change, Climate Sense has joined forces with Learning & Development Associates (L&DA), a leading training provider to the UK water sector, to roll out the...

Firms must commit to net zero to win major government contracts

New measures will require businesses to commit to net zero by 2050 before they can bid for major government contracts. New measures will require businesses to commit to net zero by 2050 and publish clear...

Why Education Is Key for Sustainable Businesses

As the UK rushes to fulfil its legal net zero obligations, businesses are facing pressure to adopt sustainable practices. With new legislation on the horizon, soon sustainability will no longer be something to aim...

SP ENERGY NETWORKS UNLOCKS £61.7 MILLION FOR GREEN PROJECTS

SP Energy Networks unlocks £61.7 million of funding for green projects to deliver Net Zero The investment in 40 projects over the next eighteen months will help achieve a green economic recovery Work...

Why we need to rethink the way we travel moving forward

Travelknowhow Scotland is calling on Scottish businesses to start planning ahead encourage a more climate-friendly commute, with transport currently the largest contributor to UK domestic greenhouse gas emissions, according to Government statistics.  In a year which...

How leakage reduction can support goals to minimise carbon emissions

The water industry is estimated to be responsible for one per cent of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions per annum. In this article, Watertrain highlights the role of leakage reduction in the industry’s efforts to tackle...

Low-carbon concrete flood defences to help Environment Agency hit net zero by 2030

New roadmap sets out how EA will reduce emissions by 45% to hit 2030 net zero target. The Environment Agency (EA) has pledged to default to low-carbon concrete when constructing flood defences and other critical...