Scheme that uses locally harvested woodchip to heat homes of retired sailors yields biodiversity benefits
Exclusive: firm also argued against heat pumps, which are proposed as a replacement for gas boilers
Smart, low-carbon homes were once the preserve of one-off grand designs – now there are up to 30,000 projects in the pipeline
Scheme will issue vouchers to just 49,000 people by end of March at current rate, analysis finds
95% of £1.5bn set aside to improve houses unspent due to slowness in making grants and paying installers
PM pledges to transform country in keynote address to Conservative party conference
The city plans to build Britain’s biggest zero-carbon housing project, boasting 600 homes in car-free cycling paradises full of fruit trees and allotments...
Britain’s commitment to a net zero carbon footprint by 2050 can be the catalyst for a jobs revolution in regions beyond London and the south-east. The government is doing far too little to make it happen
Green campaigners and housing experts warn Boris Johnson’s recovery plan could swiftly become a liability
Jonathan Watts continues his road trip in Hartlepool, where some see an opportunity to emerge from the past into a greener future
Street of 105 homes hailed as high-quality architecture in its most environmentally and socially conscious form
More than 15,000 buildings were built in coastal areas at significant risk of coastal flooding in the UK between 2005 and 2014, write Tom Spencer and Gerd Masselink...
Cities around the world are pledging to reduce waste over the next 12 years in an effort to curb global warming and eventually become zero-waste cities...
A national environment-friendly infrastructure plan is urgently required to restore the UK to social and economic health, says a group of MPs, academics and green campaigners
Isle of Lewis residents protest against new windfarm plan to raise turbine height to 200m
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