Tag : net-zero carbon
The public sector should spearhead ambitions to eliminate carbon emissions from UK buildings and infrastructure by realising the aim by 2040, ten years ahead of current legal targets, the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has said.
Urgent implementation of the government’s ‘future homes standard’ and setting a date for ending the use of fossil fuel heating systems in social housing are identified as vital steps to meeting the government’s net-zero carbon targets, a new report has concluded.
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has proposed that all new building developments in the city region are ‘net zero carbon’ by 2028 as part of a revised development strategy.
London is one of 19 cities to formally have committed to go “net-zero carbon” by 2050, reflecting a a wider focus in the capital to rethink infrastructure and building design.