Tag : Sustainability
The World Federation of Engineering Organisations president Marlene Kanga discusses how engineers can contribute to sustainable development.
This month’s Global Engineering Congress in London will focus on how engineers can help to deliver the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Engineers have developed a prototype large scale sustainable municipal building, constructed using timber.
A report from lobby group UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development has highlighted the UK’s underperformance against the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including those which relate to the built environment.
The government is investing £1.5bn by 2020 in a number of “ambitious” measures to pave the way for ultra low emission vehicles, including charging points in new homes and lampposts.
Plans to build a metro line beneath Cambridge have been dismissed as “destructive, disruptive and prohibitively expensive” in an independent report commissioned by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC).
Gallery | Arup's sustainable Aga Khan building opens Subscription
The Aga Khan Centre, which uses 25% less regulated energy than a typical UK building of its kind, has opened in Kings Cross.
Hydrogen trains are set to revolutionise the rail network.
Debate | Carbon and CashSubscription
After three years of almost static growth in global CO2 emissions, 2017 showed a 1.4% rise – bringing emissions to a record high of 32.5 gigatonnes.
ICE hosts UN Sustainable Development Goals debate Subscription
In early March, the ICE was once again a strategic partner at Ecobuild, the largest UK event for the built environment.