carbon

81% of consumers support carbon labelling

Four out of five UK consumers support the concept to ‘carbon label’, such as a journey on public transport or an energy bill, according to a survey undertaken by GHD in October. The survey of 1,002 people into UK consumers’ understanding of the environmental impact of their daily habits also found that three out of […]

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One step closer to zero carbon homes

The forthcoming changes to the Building Regulations’ Part L may have initially been greeted with a degree of frustration by those who were anticipating their introduction sooner rather than later, but what was important was the Government’s need to act in the best interests of the construction sector as a whole. Although the requirement for […]

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High export hopes for UK's low carbon tech start-ups

New study by Shell Springboard and the Carbon Trust reveals export boom for low carbon SMEs targeting £3 trillion global low carbon economy. A new wave of small young tech firms is helping the UK to unlock a larger share of the £3 trillion global low carbon sector, a new study reveals today. New research […]

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Report shows need to cut imported as well as domestic emissions

Reductions of around 20% in production emissions over the last two decades has limited growth in the UK’s carbon footprint, says the Committee on Climate Change in its latest report released today. However, the report also estimates that the carbon footprint has increased by 10% or more. This is due to increased imports as incomes […]

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Nu and improved Villa Park

Aston Villa has become the country’s first carbon-neutral football club thanks to help from burner manufacturer, Nu-way. The club now has a comprehensive waste management programme in place. This includes reducing its electricity consumption and having remote control of its heating, lighting and electrical equipment. A Nu-way burner is responsible for powering Villa Park’s undersoil […]

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