Greenbelt land: The Big Debate

By |2021-05-20T22:30:16+00:00July 6, 2008|News|

Ever since the 1930s, the policy of ‘green belt’ – rural, green land that has been designated as protected from outside development – has been preventing urban sprawl from encroaching into the countryside and protecting the environment. But just as bringing in planning and development legislation to protect green belt [...]

Warning from the International Energy Agency

By |2021-05-20T22:30:17+00:00March 3, 2008|News|

Energy consumption is tied closely in to climate change issues, with the burning of fossil fuels impacting on global CO2 levels in particular. This makes the prospect of an ever increasing demand for more and more energy a bleak picture for the environment in the future indeed. So when the [...]

The Top 25 Green Cities in the UK

By |2021-05-20T22:30:17+00:00January 28, 2008|News|

The seaside resort of Brighton and Hove, famed for its beaches and piers, was recently crowned the greenest city in the UK. An in-depth study into the energy efficiency and sustainable habits of cities across the country found that it wasn't just the sea air making this area environmentally friendly [...]

Gordon Brown’s Eco Towns

By |2021-05-20T22:30:17+00:00November 22, 2007|News|

Housing policy has taken a greener turn since Gordon Brown became Prime Minister. One of the Government’s proposed housing plans announced in the Queen’s speech in November, is the creation of ten new ‘eco-towns’ – completely sustainable and carbon neutral communities – in Brownfield sites across the UK. But what [...]

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