The Property Care Association have a look at some of the invasive species we should be aware of, besides Japanese knotweed.

The introduction of Clean Air Zones in cities is expected to bring pollution levels down significantly, but with a high percentage of HGVs and buses on the road dating from 2015 or earlier, a large number exceed the CAZ limits. So how can this be tackled?

What can councils do to alleviate fuel poverty?

Friends of the Earth campaigner Sandra Bell sheds light on the good work that’s being done locally to alleviate fuel poverty

Powerful communities for a net zero future

James Goodman explores the importance of empowering communities to take action toward tackling the climate crisis and restoring nature

Imagine a city without trees…

Suzanne Simmons explains why the Covid-19 crisis may well shape our response to urban trees and green space supply

English DRS: Creating a genuinely circular economy

Richard McIlwain explores the impact that such a Deposit Return Scheme could make on the litter than pollutes our country

Nature – our life support system

Does prescribing contact with nature to boost mental health actually work? Dom Higgins examines the issue

The climate crisis and local authorities

Mike Childs looks at how local authorities can ramp up what they are doing to tackle the current climate crisis

GB Base 5: Clean air in the capital

Government Business lists the five poorest performing London Boroughs in the area of climate action

GB Top 10: Clean air in the capital

Government Business lists the top 10 performing London Boroughs in the area of climate action

Top local authorities for carbon neutrality targets

With MPs highlighting the lack of government policies in place to deliver the net zero target by 2050, we look at what councils are doing

Air pollution; we need to act now

In a country with world-leading emissions data, there is no excuse for inaction, says the British Safety Council's Matthew Holder

Setting climate targets: when is net zero really net zero?

Jaise Kuriakose explains the terms ‘net zero’ and ‘carbon neutrality’, and how these are being used to set greenhouse gas mitigation targets

Exploring air pollution and health

Clean air is expected to be a substantial part of the upcoming Environment Bill. Here, Pauline Castres looks at the urgent need for action

brexit: An environmental opportunity?

Will Brexit affect the environment and how can the UK's metro mayors maintain sustainable programmes for their regions?


Event Diary


UKREiiF has quickly become a must-attend in the industry calendar for Government departments and local authorities.

The multi-award-winning UK Construction Week (UKCW), is the UK’s biggest trade event for the built environment that connects the whole supply chain to be the catalyst for growth and positive change in the industry.