From plastic pollution to green infrastucture, we're dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and developing techniques to improve the future of our planet.

In the Sustainability and the Environment theme blog, our experts cover topics including fast fashion, marine conservation and the latest research in the fight against climate change.

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From plastic pollution to green infrastucture, we're dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and developing techniques to improve the future of our planet.

In the Sustainability and the Environment theme blog, our experts cover topics including fast fashion, marine conservation and the latest research in the fight against climate change.

4 posts found

Refurbishing old buildings reduces emissions – but outdated tax rates make it expensive With the UK seeking to become net carbon neutral by 2050, waiting is no longer an option.

25 October 2019 4 min read

Reforming construction VAT so that all projects face the same 5% rate could rapidly incentivise change to more sustainable, low-carbon construction, explains Walter Menteth for The Conversation.

Old and new Milton Keynes

Good riddance to the Garden Bridge: an eye-watering waste of public funds

17 May 2017 4 min read

Find out about the Garden Bridge, its history and the public funds used so far.

Person frowning at Garden Bridge

Industrial sites of old can be the cities of the future

01 September 2014 7 min read

The buildings from our recent industrial past can offer some exciting new places for the future.

The 798 Factory in Beijing has been developed into the 798 Art Zone

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