Going Under: 200,000 homes and businesses at risk of rising sea levels

Nearly 200,000 English properties are at risk of being abandoned by the 2050s due to climate change-induced sea level rise, according to a major new study published today. Average sea levels around England are expected to be around 35cm higher by 2050 than their historical level and will continue to rise as increasing global temperatures … Read more

OVO and Cornwall Council team up for whole-house retrofit programme

Over 400 off-gas grid homes in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are to receive whole house retrofit upgrades designed to drastically improve their energy efficiency, as part of a new partnership between energy giant OVO and Cornwall Council. Under the partnership, OVO’s Energy Solutions arm is to deliver the council’s Cornwall Winter Wellbeing partnership, … Read more