There is a real need to protect the environment and improve the way we, as individuals and communities, respond to the ever-growing strain the environment is under. Through community initiatives, there are options for those who have previously not had the opportunity to get involved to be part of something life-changing.
Imagine a future where our children are learning in schools that are optimised to maximise their health and ability to concentrate. Where patients in our hospitals get to recover faster because their surroundings boost their mental health. Where hospital layouts are optimised to make routine work efficient so doctors and nurses have more time with patients. Where those buildings are net-zero carbon, have been built faster and are easier to upgrade.
As it is announced that the 47th G7 Summit is to be held in the beautiful Carbis Bay, Cornwall, this serves as a reminder, amongst uncertain fiscal times, that the United Kingdom is indeed a centre of global economic excellence.
Now, more than ever is a time to celebrate the innovation that originates from the UK.
Director of UKRI’s ‘Prospering from the Energy Revolution’ challenge fund explores opportunities around smart local energy systems for net zero carbon. Read on...
There’s been a lot of news throughout the pandemic around the unexpected environmental upsides. Reduced air travel, minimal driving, and a downshift in manufacturing activity are all stimulating emissions reductions, improved air quality, reduced light pollution.
Born the son of a coal miner in South Yorkshire in the '60s, I grew up in a region then dominated by deep mining and heavy industry.
I sometimes comment that I was the “son of a Panda” but of course that was the coal dust around my father’s eyes.
Boris Johnson has vowed to make Britain a world leader in low-cost clean energy with the launch of the Government’s ten point climate action plan for a green industrial revolution this week, taking us a step closer to achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
The Transforming Food Production (TFP) Challenge was launched as part of the second wave of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). It is the only challenge that is focused on food and agriculture and £90 million over 4 years it is a ‘medium’ sized challenge.
What is net zero? Well if you’re uncertain, you’re not alone.
In latest polling, a majority of UK people now say they have heard of it, but only 4% said they knew a lot about it...
Data is the single biggest enabler of a decarbonised, decentralised and digitised energy future. It’s the tool that will bridge the gap between where we are now vs. where we need to be to achieve net zero. Enabling open-sourced energy …