UK ranks among most successful countries for CO2 reductions

The United Kingdom is one of the few countries that managed to actually reduce its CO2 emissions in the last 60 years. The report by Utility Bidder analyses various countries’ emissions from 1959 and 2019, to reveal who has made the most cuts to their emissions, and predict who will be the worst offenders for […]

Built environment sector ‘lacks clarity’ on carbon emissions

The majority (58%) of built environment professionals believe the sector is already doing enough to tackle its carbon impact, despite the built environment contributing 36% of total global energy-related CO2 emissions, and the most recent available data showing that CO2 from operational energy use of buildings reached its highest level yet in 2019. That according […]

Energy efficiency ‘gains ground’ despite lower energy prices…

A new report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA) – which focuses on worldwide government commitments on saving energy and reducing carbon emissions under the recently ratified Paris agreement – has demonstrated the progress made by energy efficiency policies over the last 12 months; particularly in emerging economies such as China. The IEA’s Energy […]