Air Quality Case Study Collection 2020 - read digital edition
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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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Wood should be used primarily as a building material because it stores carbon finds a team of German-based researchers, coordinated by Technische Universitaet Muenchen.
This week, Sky is encouraging its 21 million customers across Europe to switch off their lights in support of WWF's Earth Hour, 8.30 - 9.30pm on Saturday 19th March, with the message "small changes make a world of difference".
20 companies from Italy's infuential Prato textile district simultaneously announced today in a press conference hosted by Greenpeace in Milan their commitment to Detox, the highest standard in toxic-free fashion production.
An Edinburgh-based small company has overcome the hurdles faced by developers of new green technologies by being the first in the UK to use an EU initiative to verify the product claims for its new agricultural light - called ALIS - that cuts energy consumption on farms by 90%.
A revolutionary British technology will mean using less soap when cleaning celebrity soap stars' costumes, because one of the best known launderers and dry cleaners for the famous in Manchester has adopted Xeros Bead Cleaning.
Workers will be able to make their own paper within the walls of their worklaces because Epson has developed the world's first compact office papermaking system capable of producing new paper from shredded waste paper without the use of water.
Nestlé has teamed up with Sheffield Hallam University to bring energy and resource efficiency to its massive ovens and to reduce milk wastage.
British shoppers could unwittingly be buying products containing wood from threatened forests A WWF-UK study reveals, raising concerns about the ability of some UK companies - including well known names selling hardwood furniture and musical instruments - to prove where their wood supply comes from.
A Scottish borders farm has made carbon reductions of 19% and financial savings of over £19,000 between 2011 and 2014 thanks to participation on the Scottish Government's Farming for a Better Climate (FFBC) initiative.
Mountains of waste Welsh slate are set to become recycled into 21st century tiles thanks to the ambitions of a young entrepreneur.