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UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now

UK's climate change credibility rests on action, now

The Committee on Climate Change’s new progress report reveals that the UK Government has delivered just one of 25 critical policies to lower emissions in the past year.

UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050

UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050

The UK becomes the first G7 country to enshrine the target in law and a youth steering group is being set up to give young people a chance to shape climate policy.

Glasgow bids to become UK's first net zero city

Glasgow bids to become UK's first net zero city

The city council and ScottishPower say they will work together towards achieving net zero carbon emissions ahead of Scotland’s 2045 nationwide target.

Ashden calls for "further and faster" climate action

Ashden calls for "further and faster" climate action

The sustainable energy charity welcomed the Committee on Climate Change’s Net Zero report but its head of cities argues more citizen engagement is required.

Smart could equal $1.5 trillion savings for office buildings

Smart could equal $1.5 trillion savings for office buildings

Following analysis, Philips Lighting is calling for a doubling of the renovation rate of buildings in the developed world

Cloud-based building sustainability scoring tool unveiled

Cloud-based building sustainability scoring tool unveiled

Sustainable construction practices promoting “net zero” building designs have become a primary industry objective