Air Quality Case Study Collection 2020 - read digital edition
See the stories from those tackling the air quality health and environmental problem.
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Sustainable Building & Living
UK's largest housebuilder announces new science-based carbon reduction targets
The country's largest housebuilder, Barratt Developments, says it has become the first housebuilder to announce new science-based targets for reducing carbon emissions. It claims the targets are in line with efforts to limit global warming to 1.5oC, needed to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change.
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Britain's largest modern forest, situated in the Ochil Hills of central Scotland, has been praised as the way forward by the UK's Environment Secretary for mixing successful commercial timber production with habitats for endangered wildlife and recreational amenties.
Jack Cornick, Team Leader Health, Safety & Construction at recruitment consultancy Allen & York, looks at the jobs market and current skills trends as the Ecobuild 2018 show nears....
The world's largest indoor waterfall - as tall as the Niagra Falls - will form part of an ecological attraction as the Eden Project moved towards establishing its first overseas attraction during Prime Minister Theresa May's recent trade delegation to China.
Vanden Recycling give their professional insight into the issue of tackling hard to recycle plastics, outlining changes needed in policy, legislation, design, behaviours and processes....
Josh Blanchard, Ecology Lead Consultant at recruitment specialist Allen & York, looks at the current environmental jobs market, focusing on opportunities, skills-shortages and areas of strong demand for 2017/18.
Chemical giants AkzoNobel claim to have opened the world's most advanced and sustainable paint factory near England's north east coast at Ashington, north of Newcastle upon Tyne.
A firm that was rejected on no fewer than 25 occasions to fund the construction of a new anaerobic digestion plant is now powering to success, thanks to the support of peer-to-peer funding specialists F&P Sponsors.
Most businesses are unaware that their bottom lines depend on soil, let alone of the huge risks they face from its degradation, sustainability expert Dr Jessica Davies from Lancaster University writes in a comment piece in a recent edition of Nature.
Mark Stacey, MD of Crown International, outlines his company's involvement in a cost-effective carbon capture and exchange technology partnership.
Ageing ductwork has promped construction material maker Hanson to start a seven year project at Ribblesdale cement works in Clitheroe to improve production efficiency and emissions.