Archive for 'energy'
As a growing aging population means greater demand for residential care, Jerome Baddley considers whether environmentally sustainable care services are possible and even offer cost, health and wellbeing co-benefits.
Hannah Kyrke-Smith, policy adviser at Green Alliance, describes the findings of Towering Ambitions, a recent report exploring the difficulties and opportunities for a transformation of high rise housing into sustainable homes.
Energy news from DECC: Energy Bill to stimulate low-carbon growth, Efficiency Strategy to transform energy use, update to Renewable Energy Roadmap, encouraging bioenergy innovation and local schemes
After 2011's review of small-scale innovation for a green economy, a new edition of WWF's Green Game-changers report highlights examples of innovation for sustainability in big business.
The world’s energy, water and food systems are tightly linked. This Royal Geographical Society event will consider whether these vital resources can cope in the coming decades with a growing and more prosperous global population.
Online events in September from 2degrees: urban transport and mobility; improving the CRC; smart grid and intelligent buildings; voltage optimization for energy efficiency; fracking and energy.
A new study - Powering the Nation – household energy using habits uncovered - has examined the electricity usage of English homes to provide insights into how we use the electrical products that power our lives.
DECC has published draft electricity market reform legislation designed to provide investors with transparency, longevity and certainty to attract £110 billion of investment in new low-carbon power generation for the 21st Century.
Online events in June from 2degrees: design for behaviour change, collaborating for corporate sustainability, reducing forest footprints, water use in the beverage industry, clean energy legislation in Australia, property energy efficiency.
Kirsty Schneeberger, previously coordinator of DECC’s Youth Advisory Panel, considers the significance of the forthcoming Rio+20 UN conference, and the impact of the 1992 Earth Summit, for energy and climate change policy.