A new alliance of civic, environmental and transport bodies have called for a radical new approach to the construction of large scale developments in the run up to the Government's long-awaited prospectus for major new development.
The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has launched a £300,000
project to investigate the economics and potential use of energy
systems involving low carbon hydrogen production, storage and
flexible turbine technology.
A new mega port in London, to be opened at the end of the year, has
mitigated the impact of 9,000 lorry journeys by using a cargo ship
to deliver 90,000 tonnes of construction aggregate.
Organisations are to receive tools to help them unlock the
financial benefits of reuse through the launch of free
communications materials by the Waste & Resources Action
Scotland's first recycling incentive schemes have been launched, offering consumers cash back for certain types of packaging materials.
The European Union needs to commit to developing a long-term strategy that enables renewable energy to become a "real competitor past 2020", according to The Committee of Regions (CoR).
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