Monthly Archives: November 2015

Global companies on climate change and the need to act…

Taken from Money Observer, 4 November 2015 According to a report published by CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project), the number of companies now actively involved in reducing their carbon footprint has increased dramatically over the past five years. CDP’s analysis … Continue reading

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From Carbon Visuals and PWC.

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The UK Public on Climate Change and the need to act

Check out my infographic  on the UK public’s attitude to Climate Change and the need to act, taken from recent Government Surveys.  

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The National Trust on Climate Change and the need to act…

“Our new report ‘Forecast Changeable’ shows how climate change is a growing conservation challenge to our land, collections, houses and gardens. The report illustrates how we have had to explore new ways to manage our properties in the face of … Continue reading

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The Prince of Wales on Climate Change and the need to act

His comments come in a television interview with Sky News to be shown on Monday evening but recorded before the Paris attacks. From BBC News. Prince Charles told Sky News: “We’re seeing a classic case of not dealing with the … Continue reading

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BREEAM Infrastructure consultation…

BREEAM provide information on their proposed consultation on BREEAM Infrastructure to inform the development of CEEQUAL v6 (or BREEAM Infrastructure – I wonder which brand will win out there?)

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Why the scientific methodology behind BREEAM might not be good for CEEQUAL?

BRE have just announced that they have purchased CEEQUAL and will take over the running of the scheme.  CEEQUAL say “Over the next two years BRE will, with the involvement of the current CEEQUAL and BREEAM delivery teams and communities, … Continue reading

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What 4° really means…

Climate Central have produced some terrifying images showing cities around the world after 4° of warming and 2° of warming.  I’ve included the photo of London, and you can also use their interactive mapping tool to see exactly what it will mean … Continue reading

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Measuring Capital and Embodied Carbon for Infrastructure – Draft of PAS 2080 is out for comment

BSI are currently looking for comments on the draft of Publicly Available Specification 2080 which covers the calculation of embodied carbon and operational carbon, or as the PAS calls it, Capital and Operational Carbon for Infrastructure.  According to BSI, the objective for … Continue reading

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New GCSE’s to cover Life Cycle Assessment

The new syllabus for GCSE Chemistry, to be taught in schools from 2016 for examination in 2017, will now cover Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). If take-up stays the same, this should mean around 125,000 children in 2017 will have a knowledge of … Continue reading

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