HSBC announces raft of UK partnerships to drive net zero progress

The global bank has joined forces with Imperial College London, the University of Birmingham and National Trust

National Trust swaps plastic membership cards for compostable alternatives

The charity says the move will slash the environmental impacts associated with its five million annually-issued membership cards

Expert team appointed to advise Citizens Assembly UK on climate change

They will advise the 110 people who will meet for the first time at the end of January to consider how the UK’s 2050 net zero goal can be reached

The National Trust promises huge woodland expansion over next decade

To celebrate its 125th anniversary the Trust has announced plans to plant 20 million trees by 2030 to create 18,000 hectares of new woodland in the UK

How do thousands of elastic bands end up on an uninhabited island?

The National Trust says it has solved the mystery of Mullion Island… and the answer is a disturbing one

National Trust pledges to divest from fossil fuel companies

It also intends to establish a long term goal to continue reducing the carbon footprint of its investment portfolio

National Trust to upgrade off-grid energy tech at Gibson Mill

The mill, near Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire. was originally built around the year 1800 and is entirely energy self-sufficient

Pub Menu
‘I’ll have a beef burger with a side of carbon please’

A National Trust pub in Cumbria has added information about the carbon impact of food to its menu

National Trust Wales makes a splash with hydropower PPA

The 45KW Gelli Iago hydro scheme in Snowdonia will become part of Limejump’s virtual power platform

Metro mayors urged to make UK cities green

A coalition of environmental organisations is calling on incoming metro mayors to take urgent action to green their cities. The call from groups, including the National Trust, Green Alliance and the Campaign for Better Transport, comes as England’s first ever metro mayors are being elected in six city regions today ahead of the general election. […]