London leaves the most lights on in the war on Energy Waste

UK consumers leave 77 million lights, electronic devices or appliances on or on standby in the UK each day when not in use 90% of UK consumers have no plans to do more to improve their own well-being and that of the planet Over 11.8 million more devices and lights are left on or on standby when not in use each day in the South of England than in the North[1] London alone leaves 11 million lights and devices on unnecessarily – 3.3 per household – the largest number among…

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Brexit casts a shadow over UK’s Green Future according to Schneider Electric report

UK consumers are more than twice as concerned about Brexit than the nation’s health and wellbeing and more than five times as concerned about it than environmental issues August 1st is the earliest Earth Overshoot Day has ever fallen, yet the vast majority of UK consumers don’t have any plans to improve the way they live their lives from either a health or environmental perspective Generation Z thinks that reducing energy consumption is half as important as those over 55 years of age Young adults are four times less likely…

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Plastics, Pollution & Pirates: Satellite Vu prepares to tackle humanity’s global challenges

Unique earth observation satellites will deliver unprecedented resolution and re-visit times, day or night for enhanced monitoring. London and Washington, D.C. 12 March 2018: Pioneering NewSpace company, Satellite Vu, is preparing to provide a disruptive service to those who tackle critical global issues. Earth observation has become a key part of environmental monitoring, delivering a wealth of information using combinations of sensor data and high resolution imagery. Satellite Vu is poised to transform this market through the launch of unique and ground-breaking satellites that will deliver infrared imaging and hourly…

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“The Government will continue to fail clean air targets if it ignores construction site emissions,” London’s former Deputy Mayor for Environment urges

Following the UK Government losing its third court case after being told it must tackle illegal levels of pollution due to its “seriously flawed” approach, Matthew Pencharz highlights the role that construction sites are playing in pollution London. 28 February 2018: As the Government’s current policy to tackle the growing problem of air pollution is declared “unlawful” in another High Court ruling, Matthew Pencharz, former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment, has urged ministers to re-evaluate their construction practices in their efforts to clear this dirty urban air. “The Government…

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Former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment says the UK Government must do more to address air pollution from construction sites

Matthew Pencharz commented after the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) finally published the consultation on its new UK Air Quality Plan London. 5 May 2017: Matthew Pencharz, the former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment and current director of Off Grid Energy, is urging the UK Government to do more to encourage local authorities to introduce and have the powers to enforce environmental regulations on construction sites to push the utilisation of clean technologies after the disappointingly unambitious Government Air Quality Plan was published by Defra today….

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Prysmian Group publishes its 2016 Sustainability Report

€1,710 million of economic value generated (+8%) Emissions of ozone-depleting substances decreased by 6% Human Rights Policy and whistleblowing programme launched Strategy redefined according to the UN sustainable development goals Scorecard setting 16 sustainability targets for 2020 prepared Milan, 11 April 2017 – Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has published its Sustainability Report for 2016. Among the main results achieved, mention should be made of the increase in economic value generated and distributed, which amounted to €1,710 million, up by 8% from €1,580…

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