Archive for 'carbon'

National round-up: UK carbon footprint, waste, Scottish Forum on Natural capital, conservation, air quality, sustainable transport »

News from across the United Kingdom: the UK's carbon footprint; local authority waste management report; new Scottish Forum on Natural Capital; improving air quality; sustainable transport.

NHS Sustainability Day »

Endorsed by the Prime Minister, NHS Sustainability Day 2013 takes place on 28th March 2013 and is set to be a day of action on sustainability from NHS Trusts and stakeholders across the UK.

Carbon, cost and care: what makes a sustainable care home? »

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.

Carbon and environmental footprinting »

The British Standards Institution's 3rd Annual Carbon & Environmental Footprinting Conference will examine product footprinting, opportunities for business development and cost savings, and product sustainability.

Investigating the carbon costs of crime »

An exciting new collaborative project between the Home Office, ACPO Secured by Design Crime Prevention Initiatives and the University of Surrey will investigate the synergies between a low crime and low carbon society.

Sustainable cities round-up: economy, carbon, air, climate, future cities »

The SDRN highlights recent research and publications on sustainable cities: cities leading green economies, carbon emissions, urban air quality, adaptation to climate change, future cities.

Climate and carbon round-up: carbon plan, emissions gap, consumption, cabbies, confidence »

The SDRN highlights new publications on carbon and climate change: DECC publishes Carbon Plan; bridging the emissions gap; fairness and sustainable consumption; cabbies and climate change; communicating confidence and uncertainty.

Carbon literacy e-learning resource for private sector »

The National Sustainable Public Procurement Programme's private sector carbon literacy e-learning resource helps develop understanding of the terminology and principles associated with the greenhouse effect and climate change.

New carbon literacy e-learning resource »

The National Sustainable Public Procurement Programme's carbon literacy e-learning resource helps develop awareness and understanding of the terminology and principles associated with the greenhouse effect and climate change.

Moving the UK Towards a Low Carbon Economy »

28 June 2011, Central London: an opportunity to examine the government’s plans for the low carbon economy, the progress of the Energy Bill and how the Green Deal is working in practice.