If you are a school or community group in the UK who want to make a difference to your local environment, you could be eligible for a free Woodland Trust tree pack.

The Greenpeace campaign to stop Hinkley nuclear plant is about to go to the heart of political power. An urgent inquiry on the new nuclear plant has been scheduled in Parliament on Wednesday 23 March. Greenpeace wants 100,000 people to sign their petition. This isn't a petition against nuclear power altogether. It’s about this scheme at Hinkley which will cost too much, be too slow and may not work at all....

Two-thirds of homes with cavity walls in Winchester District have already been insulated. Do you live in the one third of homes that are wasting heat through the walls?

Global warming will be between 2.7 and 3.7 degrees C even if all countries make all the emissions cuts they promised at Paris.

Finding reliable suppliers

 One of the main challenges of upgrading the energy performance of your home is to find a supplier that you can trust.  Many suppliers can struggle to keep pace with all the changes in technology and government schemes and not all suppliers are as reputable as we would like them to be. 

"Petrol cars versus diesel cars: making a choice based on climate and health considerations" By Robin Speed and Bob Whitmarsh, WinACC Science and Technology Advisory Panel 2015 full versionlay version

Energy monitoring

How much energy is your home using? Is the energy use going up or down? How much energy does your home consume when you’re out or overnight? Monitoring the energy use can help answer all of these and help you identify areas where you can make savings.

Now that the Paris Agreement has been signed, the work begins.

13 December 2015

Not a fair COP

From the Centre for Sustainable Energy in Bristol: video on how to carry out a DIY home energy efficiency audit.