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UK off track for net zero, say country’s climate advisors

The Climate Change Committee has published a report highlighting that only a third of the emissions reductions required to achieve the country’s 2030 target...

Pioneering approach helps cut water costs, energy and carbon, through water retailer Water Plus

As part of a pioneering project, business water retailer, Water Plus, has delivered water efficiency audits and free water-saving kit’s to help cut energy...

VIBES 2024 finalists announced

37 Scottish businesses, championing the link between economic success and environmental sustainability, have been shortlisted as finalists for the 2024 VIBES Scottish Environment Business...

Andel scoops three sustainability awards in as many months   

One of the UK’s leading developers of specialised leak detection, water sustainability and environmental protection systems, Andel, has won three awards for sustainability in...

Yorkshire Water ATC Gasification Project wins share of £40 million In Ofwat’s latest Water Breakthrough Challenge

A consortium led by Yorkshire Water has been awarded £2.3m from the Ofwat Innovation Fund (OIF) for its Advanced Thermal Conversion (ATC) Gasification technology.  Yorkshire...

Gavin Graveson, Veolia Senior Executive Vice President Northern Europe, says there’s a Green Economy Equation that the new Government cannot afford to get wrong

Whoever wins the next election will be forming a government facing huge challenges. Two key issues, often pitted against one another, are economic growth...

James Murray, co-founder of Net Zero Festival, navigates the politic of net zero

Climate change is one of several big issues not being given enough of an examination in this election campaign, and the topic has been...

Innovation Festival ‘sprint’ to explore opportunities for delivering the lowest carbon AMP8 Programme

Esh-Stantec, Avove and Galliford Try have teamed up with Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) to launch a ‘carbon sprint’ at this year’s Innovation Festival. Titled ‘Disrupting...

Northumbrian Water Group signs Construct Zero Five-Point Plan, to help meet the UK’s target for Net Zero by 2050

Northumbrian Water Group (NWG) has signed the Construct Zero Five-Point Plan, to help meet the UK’s target for Net Zero by 2050. The plan, developed...

Business for Nature report calls for nature-positive action amid risk of global water shortages

By 2025, two thirds of the world’s population could face water shortages and natural ecosystems may be further compromised if nature-positive action is not...

UK businesses take swipe at the credibility of carbon offsetting schemes

Businesses across the UK have expressed concern at the credibility and transparency of carbon credit offsetting schemes. In a report presenting the outcomes of the...

New national research project to focus on Essex saltmarsh

The Environment Agency will be monitoring an Essex saltmarsh as part of a new UK-wide research project. The new project has seen the installation...

CBI and IEMA respond negatively to Conservative Manifesto regarding green economy

Both the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) have responded negatively to the Conservative Party Manifesto...

Innovation Festival set to take environmental focus for 2024

Innovators are set to tackle some of the water industry’s biggest environmental challenges, from water scarcity to reducing storm overflows, at Northumbrian Water’s Innovation...

Hi-tech transformation for victorian waste water pumping station in glasgow

One of the most important waste water facilities in Scotland has undergone a technological transformation 120 years after it was built at the end...

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