Archive by category Clean and Green

A year of action towards carbon neutrality in 2028

A year of action towards carbon neutrality in 2028

Nottingham City Council has been working hard to reduce the city’s carbon emissions as Nottingham strives to become the UK’s first carbon neutral city by 2028. A lot has been achieved in the first year of delivering the Carbon Neutral 2028 Action Plan, and city-wide CO2 emissions per capita have fallen by over 50% in […]

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6,500 fuel poor homes across the Midlands to be improved after £82m grant funding secured

6,500 fuel poor homes across the Midlands to be improved after £82m grant funding secured

The Midlands Energy Hub has coordinated a bid to secure more than £82m of Government funding through the Sustainable Warmth competition. These grants from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will be used to carry out a range of improvements on 6,500 homes owned by low-income families in the Midlands – making […]

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Heatherwick vision to reimagine City Centre and old shopping centre backed by Nottingham City Council

Heatherwick vision to reimagine City Centre and old shopping centre backed by Nottingham City Council

– New Vision re-imagines centre as cities around the world still reeling from devastation of Covid-19 and growth of online retailing – Proposed development set to deliver 6000 jobs, over 400,000 sq ft of commercial and business space and 750 homes – Frame of derelict shopping centre to be retained, reimagined and rewilded into unique […]

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New look tram unveiled as a ‘green symbol’ of Nottingham’s ‘Carbon Neutral 2028’ climate ambitions

New look tram unveiled as a ‘green symbol’ of Nottingham’s ‘Carbon Neutral 2028’ climate ambitions

– Newly-wrapped tram unveiled by ‘Trambassadors’ from local infant school – NET and Nottingham City Council today unveiled a striking new look for one of Nottingham’s trams to help create a ‘green symbol’ of the city’s ambitious ‘Carbon Neutral Nottingham 2028’ climate goals. The newly wrapped tram features an eye-catching design based on Nottingham City […]

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Nottingham named in list of 95 global climate leaders

Nottingham named in list of 95 global climate leaders

Nottingham is one of 95 cities globally to receive the top score on climate action from environmental impact non-profit organisation, CDP A List cities build climate momentum, taking twice as many climate mitigation and adaptation measures as non-A Listers  Only 9.8% of cities that were scored in 2021 received an A score 18th November 2021: Nottingham has been recognised by CDP as one of 95 cities around the […]

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Nottingham’s green investments at COP26

Nottingham’s green investments at COP26

Nottingham City Council’s Deputy Leader and sustainability boss are attending COP26 today to share Nottingham’s success in attracting green investment to the city and learn lessons from others around the world. The pivotal conference underway in Glasgow is bringing world leaders together to discuss how to collectively address the climate emergency and keep global temperature […]

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‘Pop-up’ space gives the green light to climate-change conversation

‘Pop-up’ space gives the green light to climate-change conversation

While all eyes have been on Glasgow for the COP26 talks, a group of Nottingham organisations have come together to create  a space for climate change discussions. Green Light In The City opens tomorrow (Thursday) in Bridlesmith Gate and its organisers – drawn from both universities, the City Council, and local education and arts organisations […]

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Nottingham’s ambitions to be first carbon neutral UK city to be showcased at COP26

Nottingham’s ambitions to be first carbon neutral UK city to be showcased at COP26

Nottingham City Council and its leading approach towards tackling climate change at a local level will be represented on the world stage of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26. The pivotal conference which gets underway in Glasgow this week sees world leaders from across the planet meet to discuss how to collectively address the […]

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Miyawaki-style mini forest to be planted in Nottingham

Miyawaki-style mini forest to be planted in Nottingham

Green Hustle, in collaboration with the Sherwood People’s Forest Project, Nottingham Open Spaces Forum and Nottingham City Council Parks and Open Spaces team, is planting Nottingham’s first Miyawaki-style mini forest. The planting of what will be known as the Hustle Holt, takes place on Woodthorpe Grange Park on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 October. It’s […]

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Get great discounts and prizes when you combat climate change with Green Rewards

Get great discounts and prizes when you combat climate change with Green Rewards

Join Green Rewards today and earn great discounts, vouchers and prizes at local businesses in your community for playing your part to combat climate change and achieve net zero. That’s the message from all nine local councils in Nottinghamshire who have joined forces with local universities and creator Jump for a trailblazing partnership. It provides […]

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