What is the climate emergency and what can be done to address it?

8 August 2022

It's clear evidence that we’re in a climate emergency and it’s important that everyone understands the urgency of it and what actions…

What is Passivhaus? The gold standard in energy efficiency

22 July 2022

Ever heard the term Passivhaus? We find out how Passivhaus buildings work and consider how to use the principles in your own…

What is climate change?

15 July 2022

Extreme weather events can have severe impacts, and pose an increasing threat as climate changes. But what is climate change and why…

The Climate Change Committee’s 2022 report: actions speak louder than words

5 July 2022

How much do you know about the Climate Change Committee, what did it say, and why does its latest report matter?

What are the benefits of community owned wind power?

15 June 2022

With more people taking an interest in community owned wind power, we take a look at the benefits of these projects and…

Nine alternatives to plastic that are better for the environment

1 June 2022

To mark the phase out of single-use plastic, we’ve rounded up our nine favourite alternatives to plastic that are better for the…

Five myths about heat pumps

27 May 2022

How do heat pumps work? Do they work in cold weather? Are they noisy? We answer these questions and more in this…

What is a windfall tax and what does it mean for energy bills?

26 May 2022

What is a windfall tax is and how is it going to help households cope with rising energy bills? Read our blog…

What is eco-anxiety and how can you cope with it?

11 May 2022

For this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re looking at eco-anxiety, who it affects and what you can do if you’re experiencing…

From flats to terraced houses: heat pumps are suitable for all property types

3 May 2022

A recent research project has shown that all housing types – and ages – are in fact suitable for heat pumps.