carbon emissions



At last year’s COP21 summit in Paris one number was thrown around more than any other: two degrees Celsius, the agreed upon figure to which are supposed to limit global warming to avoid the most dire consequences of climate change. However, the way this figure is presented erroneously suggests that two degrees Celsius is the […]

Today, over 50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and that figure is expected to rise to as much as 66% by 2050. Economic development and growth seem to be inextricably linked to urbanisation in our societies, and as more and more people abandon the countryside and concentrate in urban environments it becomes […]

Energy efficiency is a big deal. It can save you hundreds of pounds on your utility bills every year, increase the value of your property, and make living in it significantly more comfortable. Most importantly, it’s good for the environment: energy savings translate directly into reduced carbon emissions, so increasing the energy efficiency of our […]