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The technology will be used on future projects and the company hopes that other developers will follow in striving for carbon neutral projects

Hemel Hempstead set to welcome 'world's most sustainable residential tower'

The town of Hemel Hempstead is poised to welcome the world's "most sustainable residential tower" to its ranks in 2018, after Lumiere Developments unveiled the range of technologies it has turned to in order to create The Beacon.

Sustainable Glasgow Duncan Booker believes that city leadership, in collaboration with the private sector, is a “crucial factor” in delivering sustainable economic progress

Businesses will play 'crucial role' in the UK's transition to low-carbon cities

The creation of low-carbon, sustainable British cities can only be addressed through collaboration between the public sector and innovative green businesses.

The report reveals no “one-size fits all” solution exists, but that different city classes have the potential to expand green infrastructure and improve renewable energy costs effectively

Urban energy 'rethink' needed to ensure low-carbon transition, says IRENA

Cities have an "unprecedented" opportunity to transform and decarbonise energy systems and transition to greener city infrastructure, according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

The report by Aecom and CDP discovered that 89% of cities now view climate change as a 'significant risk', but just 44% have climate action plans in place

Business-led collaboration key to delivering climate action in cities, says Aecom

The private sector must step up collaboration efforts with city and regional governments to create more robust solutions to combat the economic and environmental impacts of climate change in major cities, the co-author of a new report on the subject has told edie.

Cities are key to solving the climate change challenge. They account for most of the world’s carbon emissions, and mayors often have control over the largest sources

Michael Bloomberg: Our new alliance unites 600m city dwellers to fight climate change

Cities are huge carbon emitters but are ideally placed to tackle climate change. Michael Bloomberg addresses how the Global Covenant can give them the tools to do so.

The Paris City Hall Declaration binds cities to produce resilience strategies and action plans by 2020

San Diego and San Francisco kick-start post-Paris city pledges

As the dust settles on COP21 cities around the globe are already beginning to implement huge emission reduction plans, with Mayors taking action to drive a low-carbon transition.

UK cities can now benefit from ten different types of innovative technology able to make cities greener

Green-city technology ready for UK-wide roll-out

UK cities are not yet taking advantage of 10 simple technologies that can make urban living more sustainable.

The sponsorship provides further funding in addition to £7m from the Treasury

Green capital sponsors announced for Bristol 2015

KPMG and transport company FirstGroup have signed up to support Bristol 2015 as European Green Capital as part of a multi-million pound sponsorship deal announced today (August 8).

The 400,000sqft development is recognisable by its multi-coloured citrus thermal-efficient façade

St Giles looks to next stage of building sustainability

Central St Giles, a former Ministry of Defence building near Tottenham Court Road and New Oxford Street, London has undergone a complete transformation to become an exemplar for sustainable and holistic development.

Clifton suspension bridge in Bristol

Bristol picked as 2015 European Green Capital

Bristol City has been chosen as the 2015 European Green Capital, replacing Nantes in France who currently holds the title.

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