Archive for 'low carbon'

2014 SEED Awards for enterprises contributing towards sustainable development »

The SEED Initiative has launched the 2014 SEED Awards supporting entrepreneurs for sustainable development, seeking entries from innovative start-up entrepreneurs delivering environmental, social and economic benefits.

Local round-up: Lancashire transport, Bristol green capital, low carbon futures, straw bale housing »

Sustainable development news from around the United Kingdom: green transport in Lancashire, Bristol named European Green Capital 2015, visions of low carbon futures, straw bales housing in Essex.

SPLiCE: Sustainable Pathways to Low Carbon Energy »

The SPLiCE research programme will explore the sustainability of different mixes of energy supply and demand options needed to deliver greenhouse gas emissions targets, looking at the impacts of different energy options.

Energy round-up: system change; efficient transport; market reform; North Sea »

The SDRN highlights recent publications and research on energy: popular support for system change; transforming cities through efficient urban transport; electricity market reform; an energy efficient North Sea region.

London 2012′s low-carbon cauldron »

Having observed the London 2012 opening ceremony, Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 Chair Shaun McCarthy welcomed the sustainability of the Olympic cauldron, symbol of the "most sustainable Games".

Skills boost for Wales’ low carbon future »

Over the past 18 months, the Welsh Government has been working with industry-led Sector Skills Councils to deliver training to support a cultural shift in Wales' move to a low carbon economy.

Green game-changers: innovations to inspire business transformation »

WWF's collection of case studies from around the world demonstrate how businesses and entrepreneurs are responding to environmental challenges with innovation and transformation.

Building a low carbon Britain: never waste a good crisitunity »

Does the financial crisis offer opportunities to approach service delivery in a new way, providing better services with lower carbon emissions? A new study aims to help the public sector respond positively for a low carbon Britain.

Accelerating low carbon transport »

A new project aims to shape the future of passenger transport, harnessing the automotive innovation, research and technological expertise of the Midlands for a low carbon vehicle revolution.